Museum and Mine

History Hill is located one and a half kilometers outside Hill End towards Sofala/Bathurst, and about 70 kilometres from Bathurst and Mudgee. It will keep any visitor enthralled for hours.

The Museum

The museum houses over 10,000 gold rush artefacts as well as:

  • Mining Tools
  • Historic Photos
  • Steam Engines
  • Stamper Batteries
  • Gold Scales
  • Blacksmith Shop/Stables
  • Rare Uranium Glass
  • Chinese Connection
  • Geology Section
  • Colonial & Convict History

If it is goldfield/gold rush or Australian colonial history related we probably have it.

Main Museum

The Mine

The Son of Hope, was built for purpose, safety, location, education, authentic history and above all people visitation with easy access.

There are 175 metres of underground mine ready for visitors to experience.

The mine is regularly inspected for safety compliance, includes firefighting equipment, is well lit and has a backup power supply.

Our guides have a wealth of knowledge and experience that ensures the visit of a lifetime.

Underground Gold Mine