Hartley Historic Site Visitor Centre
Hartley Historic Site
Visitor Centres closed
This Visitor Centre is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. Staff are able to respond to phone calls and emails between Monday and Friday only. Check our COVID-19 update webpage for more information.
Stop in at Hartley Historic Site Visitor Centre to find out about the history of the buildings and town, book tours, and stock up on snacks and drinks.
- Visitor centres
- 51 Old Great Western Highway, Hartley, NSW, 2790 - in Hartley Historic Site
- Opening times
Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 4.20pm. Closed on Mondays, Public Holidays, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
- What to
- Drinking water
Drop into Hartley Historic Site Visitor Centre before you tour the village. As well as providing all the information you will need about Hartley’s buildings and history, it stocks a range of Australian souvenirs, snacks and drinks. Changing historical and art exhibitions give fascinating insights into the story of Hartley – spend some time checking out the old photographs and imagining the bustle of this little town in its heyday.
Hartley Historic Site Visitor Centre is itself housed in a colonial building: the Farmers Inn. The central portion of this single-storey building, corresponding with the verandah, was the original part of the house. At either end of the building are added rooms, which were probably built when the building became an inn in about 1865. Some original iron roof survives today, as well as the chimneys.
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- Hartley Visitor Centre
- 10am to 4.20pm daily. Closed Mondays, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
- 02 6355 2117
- Farmers Inn, 51 Old Great Western Highway, Hartley 2790
- in Hartley Historic Site in the Sydney and surrounds region
Hartley Historic Site is open every day but may have to close at times due to fire danger or school bookings.
Hartley Historic Site Visitor Centre is open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 4.20pm.