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Blue Mountains Cultural Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Mandatory when visiting Katoomba

This centre really impressed me. The artwork on display and the world heritage display was... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2019
janette h
Orange, Australia
Short break

Extremely informative and interesting staff friendly very clean open most days. Parking available... read more

Reviewed January 13, 2019
Trish H
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Opened 17 November 2012, the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre features the Blue Mountains City Art Gallery and World Heritage Exhibition which is devoted to education about the distinctive environment, history and culture of the Blue Mountains region...more
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30 Parke St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4780 5410
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Reviewed March 4, 2019

This centre really impressed me. The artwork on display and the world heritage display was amazing. Loved it !

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank janette h
Reviewed February 8, 2019

Hmmm! We spent 15 minutes here and thought it was all very clever - but not very informative! Small panels with small writing. Not a lot of information really and lots of cleverly projected visuals but not much hard information. It didn't work for me!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RickW419
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

This cafe is not at all welcoming. Tables are not wiped! I took a serviette and dipped in in water to clean a table that had been neglected. When dishes are removed a follow up wipe is essential. The coffee was disgusting! I tried asking...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Melanie B
Reviewed January 13, 2019

Extremely informative and interesting staff friendly very clean open most days. Parking available over all a great short visit

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Trish H
Reviewed November 13, 2018

The permanent exhibition, detailing the geology, Florian and fauna of the area is outstanding, as is the building itself and the central cafe and gift shop. The changing exhibition was interesting and thought provoking (it was about WW1 and WW2 when we were there) and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lorraine K
Reviewed October 10, 2018

A great place to take the kids when its raining outside. More suited to younger kids . Combined with a trip to the cafe and a visit to the library we enjoyed filling a cold wet rainy day

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank X4462ZPkatep
Reviewed September 19, 2018

nice environment for coffee whilst in Katoomba. interesting exhibitions on a rolling basis. the permanent exhibition is also interesting

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Claire C
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

We stopped for lunch while at the centre. We ordered mushroom and fetta salad for 17 dollars each. What we received was a pile of lettuce with a few bits of mushroom and a sprinkle of fetta. Disgraceful. Why rip people off?

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ptj6
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Hmmmm.....this is a nice building, there was a good library, but can visitors borrow from it? I doubt it so I didn't go in. The shop was small and I didn't come for a coffee. There was an art installation and I didn't see any...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

The center combines an excellent art gallery, exhibition on the Blue Mountains, library and cafe. Adult admission to the combined exhibition and art gallery is only $5. An excellent way to spend an afternoon in katoomba.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tannis B
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Response from BMCulturalCentre | Property representative |
Hello Peter, As the recipient of reviews we only respond to questions or comments relating to our operations and have no control over what commenters say about other establishments. Blue Mountains Cultural Centre.