The Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum is the home of the internationally renowned Somerville Collection, the lifetime work of Professor Warren Somerville.
Group visits are self guided tour maximum number 200.
$7 Guided tour
$5 Self Guided
When you arrive for your visit, please confirm the group numbers at the Museum’s admissions desk. We take cash, cheque, EFTPOS or can send an invoice your organisation. This invoice will be generated after your visit. Cheques should to be made payable to Bathurst Regional Council.
The Museum is wheelchair accessible with the exception of a small mezzanine area accessed via a staircase. A disabled toilet is available.
The Museum toilets are also accessed by general public and are not inside the main exhibition building. Please ensure adult supervision of children attending the toilets.
Food and drink
Please do not eat or drink inside the Museum. There is a courtyard where food and drink may be consumed.
Photography is permitted in all parts of the museum, however please do not photograph the amber fossils using a flash. Amber is light sensitive.
Bus Drop-off Point
There is no bus parking or stopping directly outside the Museum. For your safety, please do not debus directly outside the museum. The public bus drop off point on the corner of William Street and Howick Street does not have bus parking available.
The closest parking for coaches is outside the Courthouse in Russell Street or Church Street, Bathurst.
Location: 224 Howick St Bathurst 2795
Opening Hours: Open 10am-4pm Mon-Sat 10am-2pm Sun
Contact Details: PO Box 409 Bathurst 2795
P: 02 6331 5511
F: 02 6331 5986