There’s so much to do in Orange. Listed below are a few opportunities we’ve created for you. Our friends at the Orange Visitor Information Centre have aslo developed a special What’s On for further inspiration.
Friday 22 September
- 9 am – 1 pm WE Agland RSL MBE Memorial Museum 243 Anson Street Orange
The museum was officially opened by Air Marshall Sir James Rowland KBE, DFC, AFC, NSW Governor in May 1985. It contains fascinating relics and memorabilia of World Wars I and II and other military conflicts.
- 10 am – 2 pm Wentworth Main Mine Lucknow
The Lucknow goldfield was discovered in 1851. The Wentworth Main Mine is located on the eastern side of Lucknow village. Visit this historic mining site, take a walking tour and see the relics of past mining heritage and continue with tour of Lucknow historic village (with its interesting shops). Lucknow is located 11.6km/14 minutes to the east of Orange (on the Mitchell Highway from Sydney). Free.
The site requires a medium level of fitness: 300 m round trip with approximately 30 steps, you will walk on a gravel surface. Allow 1 hour for a site visit.
- 3.30 pm – 5 pm Walking Tour Orange Cemetery
Join local historian and member of the Orange and District Historical Society Elizabeth Griffin on a tour of the Orange Cemetery. The tour will start at 3.30 pm from the Cemetery Office and will last about an hour/ hour an half. Be sure to wear sensible shoes.
Saturday 23 September
- 3.45 pm – 5.00 pm Byng Street Walk with Ross Maroney
Join local legend Ross Maroney on a walking tour of Byng Street, one of the city’s oldest and most historic streets. Leaves from the Conference Venue
Sunday 24 September
- 2 – 4 pm – Duntryleague
Join us at historic Duntryleague, originally home of the Dalton Family. The Orange and District Historical Society will give you a background talk on the Dalton’s before tours of the mansion followed by afternoon tea. $20 per person tour and afternoon tea. Payable at Conference.
Unfortunately, due to being heritage listed and the historic nature of Duntryleague, there is NO disabled access to the guesthouse.