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Goulburn Rail Heritage Centre

The Goulburn Locomotive Roundhouse is the largest heritage based operating roundhouse in NSW and displays the historic transition from steam to diesel operation. A range of locomotives and items of rolling stock are exhibited. Additionally thee are other items of heritage machinery and equipment relevant to the Centre's history. A significant part of the town's history, the original 42 road circular shed within its 90-foot turntable continues to operate today. The Roundhouse comprises a fascinating workshop complete with a large wheel lathe, machine shop, sheet metal shop and blacksmiths forge. Numerous machines have been returned to working order.

Goulburn Rail Heritage Centre Website


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St. Saviours Cathedral

St. Saviour's Cathedral is the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn. St. Saviour's has been a place of worship and ministry since the 1830s and continues to serve the city of Goulburn and the diocese. The Cathedral is a visible witness to the Gospel of our Lord Jesus in a very particular place. It is also one of the most beautiful Gothic Cathedrals in Australia.

St. Saviours Cathedral Website


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St. Saviours Cemetery

St. Saviours cemetery - Containing the grave for Captain William Hovell.

Walking Tour of Historical Cemeteries in Goulburn


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St. Peter & St Paul Cathedral

Sts Peter and Paul’s Old Cathedral is currently undergoing an extensive restoration project under the sponsorship of the National Trust of Australia, (New South Wales). 

St. Peter & St Paul Cathedral Website


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Towrang Stockade

Off the Hume Highway between Towrang and Carrick Rds.

Located on the Sydney side of Goulburn on the Hume Highway, the Towrang Stockade was the Chief Penal Camp in the southern district of the newly founded colony of New South Wales from 1833 to 1843.

Up to 250 convict men were housed there and were engaged in the construction of a section of the Great South Road, from Sydney to Goulburn.

VisitNSW - Towrang Stockade page


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Mortis St Cemetery

Mortis St Cemetery - Containing the family graves for the Durack family - Mary, Jeremiah, Mary, Patrick and Michael.

Walking Tour of Historical Cemeteries in Goulburn


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Goulburn Historic Waterworks Museum

The Goulburn Historic Waterworks Museum, set on the banks of the picturesque Wollondilly River at Marsden Weir, Goulburn, New South Wales. Built between 1883 and 1885, the steam operated pumping facility provided Goulburn’s first reticulated water supply. The pumphouse still contains the original Appleby Bros. Beam Engine pump and Galloway Boilers. 

This rare  facility is the only complete, steam powered municipal water supply left in its original location, in the Southern Hemisphere. The buildings and engine are of national significance and are now protected by a permanent conservation order. The Waterworks is listed on the State Heritage and National Trust Registers.

Goulburn Historic Waterworks Museum Website


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Riversdale Historic Homestead

An estate with a rich history that is full of inns and schools, set amongst beautiful grounds. Edward Twynam, the NSW Surveyor-General bought it in 1875 and it remained the family home until 1967. Sketches and furniture crafted by Emily Twynam still decorate the home.

Built in the late 1830s as a coaching inn, Riversdale later became home to the district surveyor, Edward Twynam and his family. Edward was appointed Chief Surveyor of NSW during the 1890s and his family occupied Riversdale for almost 100 years prior to its purchase by the National Trust.

National Trust - Riversdale Page


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Goulburn Train Station

Historic train station that is still working to this day, located off Sloane St.


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Victoria Park Rose Gardens

Walk among the roses in the magnificent Victoria Park rose garden in Goulburn. The garden includes some 1,500 roses of 100 varieties. All the roses are named for easy identification.

Picnic tables and barbecue facilities can be accessed from Faithfull Street.

There is an oval, playground, bicycle tracks and preschooler bicycle park available nearby.

Goulburn Australia Website - Victoria Park Rose Gardens page


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Belmore Park

Belmore Park is situated in the centre of the City of Goulburn on the site of the original market place. It is a prominent landmark and popular with residents and visitors alike.

Featuring a number of beautiful monuments and ornaments including the Band Rotunda, gardens, fountain, glass house conservatory and war memorials. 

Goulburn Australia Website - Belmore Park page


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Rocky Hill War Memorial and Museum

The Rocky Hill War Memorial is a square tower of stone conglomerate and concrete. It stands at a height of 20 metres above the top of Rocky Hill. The lookout gallery at the top of the Memorial provides spectacular views over the city of Goulburn and surrounding district. The collection of objects, memorabilia, military heraldry and technology, allocated to the city of Goulburn after the First World War, as well as collections related to Goulburn’s association with subsequent wars, is housed in the nearby Rocky Hill Museum. Each object tells a unique story, of survival and the history of warfare.

Goulburn Australia Website - Rocky Hill War Memorial and Museum page


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Goulburn Visitor Information Centre

Great centre for discovering all things Goulburn and about the local area.

Goulburn Australia Website


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Big Merino

The Big Merino, built in 1985 is a monument to Goulburn and the surrounding district’s fine wool industry. Standing 15.2 meters high, 18 meters long and weighing 97 tones at the time of construction he is an impressive life-like model of Rambo, a stud Ram from a local property, “Bullamallita”.

Big Merino Website