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Forbes Visitor Information Centre

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Went there to get information on Parkes & the Elvis Festival. The ladies were very helpful. Great... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2019
David S
Adelaide, Australia
"Volunteers Rule"!!!

We had previously stayed in Forbes and visited the VIC (Visitor Information Centre). Dropped in... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
Bruce Dianne R
Tenterfield, Australia
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Feb 1, 2019
Aug 17, 2018
“"Volunteers Rule"!!!”
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Railway Station, Union Street, Forbes, New South Wales 2871, Australia
+61 2 6852 4155
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Reviewed February 1, 2019

Went there to get information on Parkes & the Elvis Festival. The ladies were very helpful. Great museum of the local history.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank David S
Reviewed August 17, 2018

We had previously stayed in Forbes and visited the VIC (Visitor Information Centre). Dropped in again to check out what was on and, once again, was met with expert local knowledge combined with a broad knowledge of adjoining area that we would be travelling through....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bruce Dianne R
Reviewed July 31, 2018

What a great group of volunteers in this historic building. We arrived as the clock struck 4 and they were due to close, but we were helped with smiles and patience. Lovely local produce for sale also. Quite impressed!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Judy M
Reviewed July 12, 2018

We visited the Forbes Visitor Information Centre and we found it to be very good with lots of information about Forbes. The staff where very helpful and friendly.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank StephenF605
Reviewed May 6, 2018

First stop we made in Forbes - the lady who was working there was super helpful in what to do and see around town, and really friendly (we ended up talking for about fifteen minutes). Nice display on Ben Hall too.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank justmevictoria
Reviewed December 16, 2017

We visited the Forbes Visitor Information Centre recently and we must say, what a warm and friendly greeting we received from the volunteer ladies on duty. They gave us all the information that we needed for our visit to Forbes and the points of interest...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Very friendly, inviting surroundings and nice place to get information on area also neighbouring places.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Wendy B
Reviewed August 16, 2017

As usual its the volunteer's who make these info places. They were two very lovely & informative ladies. There are a lot of handmade handicrafts ranging from baby wear to even footie teams also homemade jams pickles etc One of the better info centres

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank peggysue2845
Reviewed June 17, 2017

Passed by here and decided to have a look. Staffs were not so welcoming but still answered your query. I think you just have to greet them first to get their attention. They led us to a small room to watch a video of Ben...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jrak907
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

Very informative part of your visit to Forbes. There is allot of good information to takeaway from your visit here about the local area. Also some great home cooking on sale.. I thoroughly recommend the honey rolls...🙀

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 27matthewf
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