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Blue Mountains Cultural Centre

30 Parke St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4780 5410
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Easy Peasy!

Lots to do here. Library, Art Gallery, Interactive display exhibition of the Blue Mountains... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kay S
Lunch...but disappointed this week

...that being said I know you guys can do better. Being a good home cook myself, and a local, I... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
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Opened 17 November 2012, the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre features the Blue Mountains City Art Gallery and World Heritage Exhibition which is devoted to education about the distinctive environment, history and culture of the Blue Mountains region. The Cultural Centre is co-located with the new Katoomba Library. The Cultural Centre showcases innovative, diverse, distinctive and creative cultural programs for enjoyment by residents of, and visitors to, the Blue Mountains. Built on the highest point in Katoomba with panoramic views of the World Heritage area, it links the main shopping precinct on Katoomba Street through enhanced pedestrian connections.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
30 Parke St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4780 5410

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to do here. Library, Art Gallery, Interactive display exhibition of the Blue Mountains, Australian Art Gift Shop where I always find something Aboriginal I like, Great views from the outside platform and friendly cafe where I can have a healthy vegan salad, soup or...More

Thank Kay S
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

...that being said I know you guys can do better. Being a good home cook myself, and a local, I love eating out on occasion and your great location is fun and family friendly and I love your hot beverages! However I have been disappointed...More

Thank Nobledelettres
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Was a great coffee shop, but I believe has taken a few steps backwards in their attempt to migrate to "fine dining". Fine dining as the name suggests, "offers patrons the finest in food, service and atmosphere. It is also the highest priced type of...More

Thank 581whitefox
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This large cultural centre is behind the main shopping street of Katoomba and a great place to visit. There are a range of activities for the visitor including exhibitions and sometimes markets in the raised internal courtyard. The Wollemii craft markets were on when I...More

Thank Salpal2014
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The cultural centre is wonderful for visitors to the area. The permanent interactive exhibition tells the history of the area from an Aboriginal perspective (60000 years), through to the post colonial era, focusing on humans and animals. The gallery offers fabulous temporary exhibitions, supported by...More

Thank leonieseaton2
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is a real asset to Katoomba, holding a great library, a really good cafe, a lovely gift shop that sells a variety of gifts made locally , as well as books etc. There are usually gallery exhibitions but you will need to pay an...More

Thank shebe43
Reviewed 18 March 2017

There were two exhibitions in separate rooms; one, a slide show on four huge screens featuring photos and movies of different aspects of the Blue Mountains. These were excellent. In the same room the floor was made up of an aerial view ranging from Sydney...More

Thank Noel A
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Always something interesting in the spacious gallery, but has the rare distinction for the mountains of charging an entry fee. Great coffee in the spacious cafe. Venture out on the open deck and enjoy the massive view from the edge of the roof over the...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The exhibition about the Blue Mountains is excellent, and somewhere I would like to regularly return. I didn't have time to hear all the audio stories and I'm certain they are all of interest. The slide shows are well done and the map on the...More

Thank JulieAnnWi
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We didn't stop in the exhibits but we did browse the library and had an enjoyable cafe lunch out in the courtyard. For us it was worth the stop.

Thank KZinCC
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Peter G
Why do you allow a post that slags another establishment?
15 January 2015|
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Response from BMCulturalCentre | Property representative |
Hello Peter, As the recipient of reviews we only respond to questions or comments relating to our operations and have no control over what commenters say about other establishments. Blue Mountains Cultural Centre.