Blue Mountains Heritage Centre

Blackheath area in Blue Mountains National Park

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Located amidst the captivating Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, Blue Mountains Heritage Centre is an ideal venue hire option with ample space and facilities for you and your guests to enjoy your next event.

Venue is suitable for
Arts and cultural events, corporate and business events
Other purpose of venue: This venue is also suitable for exhibitions, conferences and workshops; movie screenings and theatrical performances; indoor learning area; first aid courses that require access to outdoor areas; exhibition of artworks. Please contact the Blue Mountains Heritage Centre to discuss your requirements.
Capacity
Maximum people: 60
Facilities
Drinking water, toilets, electric power
Fees

$250 per day.

Availability
Available for hire 7 days a week except 24 December to 5 January and public holidays.
Venue available for exclusive hire

Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, near Blackheath, is a great place to stop and find out what’s on offer in the Blue Mountains. It’s also an ideal venue hire option, providing a unique glimpse of this beautiful World Heritage Area.

Perfect for groups and completely wheelchair-accessible, the centre also hosts the permanent ‘Outside In’ exhibition. Learn about the local Aboriginal culture, plants and animals, and discover the history that make Blue Mountains National Park one of Australia’s most popular and famous destinations.

Wheelchair-accessible Fairfax Heritage walking track starts here and leads to the picnic area, with scenic views of nearby Govetts Leap lookout – a perfect spot for photo opportunities. Enjoy the lookouts with stunning waterfall views over Grose Valley and be treated to bursts of colour from the wildflowers if you visit in summer.

Spacious and set amidst the natural beauty of Blue Mountains National Park, you and your guests are sure to enjoy a memorable day at Blue Mountains Heritage Centre.

For directions, safety and practical information, see venue info

Current alerts in this area

There are no current alerts in this area.

Local alerts

For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/venues/blue-mountains-heritage-centre/local-alerts

Park info

See more info on the venue

Venue info

All the practical information you need to know about Blue Mountains Heritage Centre.

Getting there and parking

Blue Mountains Heritage Centre is in the Blackheath area of Blue Mountains National Park.

To get there from Sydney:

  • Turn right off Great Western Highway, at Blackheath traffic lights, into Govetts Leap Road.
  • Drive for 2.5km. After passing through the park entrance, take the second exit from the roundabout.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

There is parking at Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, including several designated disabled spots. Bus parking is available.

For larger groups please discuss parking arrangements with the Heritage Centre when you book the theatrette.

Facilities

Theatrette hire inclusions:

  • Use of lights, heating and air conditioning
  • Large drop-down projection screen
  • Tables and chairs
  • Lectern
  • Video equipment and microphone

If you hire this venue, you will need to supply your own laptop.

Food and drink

  • You can order tea and coffee for $3.50 per person per day
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea can be organised by the Heritage Centre and delivered on the day of hire.
  • Plates and coffee cups are supplied if you order catering.

If you wish to provide your own lunch and morning tea, you will be responsible for cleaning up and removing all waste at the end of your event. There may be a $60 fee if excessive waste is left behind or if significant cleaning is required. Please recycle all rubbish where possible.

Outdoor area

There is an outdoor space that you can use if you hire the venue. Please discuss this with the Heritage Centre at the time of booking.

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Drinking water

There is tap water for drinking or you can buy bottled water at the at the visitor centre.

Electric power

  • There is internal power
  • A microphone and speaker system is available inside

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).

Accessibility

Disability access level - easy

  • This area is fully wheelchair-accessible
  • There’s a ramp from the carpark to the centre
  • The centre’s toilets have been specially designed for wheelchair access.

Prohibited

Balloons and plant materials are not permitted, including:

  • Decorations consisting of flowers or plant materials
  • Throwing rice or petals
  • Horse-drawn carriages

Amplified music is not permitted.

Generators

Pets

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.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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