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Courthouse Museum

Sturt National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Courthouse Museum.

Getting there and parking

Courthouse Museum is located at 51 Briscoe Street, Tibooburra. It is next door to Tibooburra Visitor Centre, only a short distance from Sturt National Park entrance.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Street parking, including bus parking, is available nearby on Briscoe Street, outside Courthouse Museum.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Sturt National Park. Here are some of the highlights.


A great time of year to visit when daytime temperatures are pleasant and night times not too chilly.


Depending on the rainfall the park's wildflowers, including the distinctive red Sturt Desert Pea will be on show throughout the park.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature


22°C and 36°C

Highest recorded


Winter temperature


5°C and 17°C

Lowest recorded



Wettest month


Driest month

August and September

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



Step-free access

The museum is flat, with step-free access both inside and outside the building.

There's a paved area that leads from the street parking up to the main entrance of the museum and the visitor centre next door.

  • Step-free outdoor pathways
  • Step-free main entrance to the building

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Outback safety

Safety is of high priority in outback areas. In summer, temperatures can reach up to 50°C in some places. Food, water and fuel supplies can be scarce. Before you head off, check for road closures and use our contacts to stay safe in the outback.


Disability access level - medium

Courthouse Museum is flat and step-free. There's a paved area that leads from the street parking to the museum entrance and Tibooburra Visitor Centre next door.

The door at the main entrance of the museum is a single door with a doorknob (not a lever handle).



Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Courthouse Museum

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Park info

  • in Sturt National Park in the Outback NSW region
  • Sturt National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.

    Buy annual pass

Visitor centre