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The Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre

50-58 Wellington St, Baradine, New South Wales 2396, Australia
+61 2 6843 4011
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Interesting little gem in small country town. Professional displays, some interactive, and... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
Very Informative and great displays.

Had a couple of hours to kill in Baradine after a mens shed event so we stopped in here. What a... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2017
Sue F
Gulgong, Australia
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50-58 Wellington St, Baradine, New South Wales 2396, Australia
+61 2 6843 4011
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Interesting little gem in small country town. Professional displays, some interactive, and friendly, helpful staff. This is very educational and entertains children eg we had a three year old and six year old with us and they ran around excitedly "discovering" various animals etc. There's...More

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Reviewed August 26, 2017

Had a couple of hours to kill in Baradine after a mens shed event so we stopped in here. What a wonderful and informative display. Very hands on and Kate was very helpful and full of information about the local area. Just a shame this...More

Thank Sue F
Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

What an interesting display very informative and well presented displays. Kate was on duty and has a wonderful knowledge of the bush and attractions in the area. Go and see the "Sculptures in the bush" about 33k dirt road good for vans and can stay...More

1  Thank jdl138846
Reviewed October 16, 2016

The Pillaga Forest Discovery Centre is well worth a visit if travelling to the Pillaga. The helpful staff can give advice on road conditions and places to see.

1  Thank Diana P
Reviewed October 10, 2016

My daughter and I rocked up here after doing Sculptures in the Scrub. We wanted to see what was here but also thank the staff who had emailed info to me prior to coming and also discussed road options, as it rained before coming and...More

1  Thank Tim N
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

This is a place you will not regret visiting and will spend more time investigating as it is so informative. The displays are excellent and the staff are very knowledgeable and helpful. Don't miss the DVD about the sculptures, brilliant. This area has so much...More

1  Thank ian6633
Reviewed July 26, 2016

We visited this centre in May 2016 before heading to the Pilliga State Forest. This centre has a display of fauna, flora, and Aboriginal cultural heritage, well worth an hour to take it all in. The staff are very knowledgable about the area including the...More

1  Thank Archie W
Reviewed November 14, 2015

Very informative and knowledgeable staff at the Centre. There was an interesting display of old historical photos that I found fascinating. there are also audio and visual presentations and left sized stuffed animals and birds to see. I wouldn't miss it!

2  Thank Oga1
Reviewed October 23, 2015

The Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre is must for visitors to Baradine. It is filled with taxidermied animals so you can get up close and have a look at some of the wildlife the Pilliga has to offer. Interactive draws, rolling blocks, pull-up cards and colouring...More

1  Thank nbrook12
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Made several visits to the Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre recently while driving around the whole of the Pilliga. Every person was more than helpful, the information was great and the available literature excellent. Also, the various items for sale were of very good quality. One...More

1  Thank Jim649
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