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The Henry Parkes Centre

Newell Highway | Henry Parkes Centre, Parkes, New South Wales 2870, Australia
+61 2 6862 6000
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A must for Elvis Fans!!

As a huge Elvis Fan I really enjoyed the Kings Castle & only wish I could be there for the festival... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Susie R
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Launceston, Australia
"Elvis is in the House"

Went along to view the Elvis display which is just great, talking to the lady in the information... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
S7041AHcarolh
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Perth, Australia
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The Henry Parkes Centre is a one stop shop for all your travel needs and a cultural experience all at the one location! Home to the Parkes Visitor Information Centre and 4 museums including the King's Castle Elvis Exhibit, Parkes Motor Museum, Henry Parkes history museum and Antique Machinery collection. One admission provides access to all museums.
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  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“vintage cars” (11 reviews)
“motor museum” (10 reviews)
“elvis presley” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Newell Highway | Henry Parkes Centre, Parkes, New South Wales 2870, Australia
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+61 2 6862 6000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As a huge Elvis Fan I really enjoyed the Kings Castle & only wish I could be there for the festival in January!! I was a little disappointed with the gift/souvenir shop as there wasn't anything very exciting to purchase.... but I guess this could...More

Thank Susie R
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went along to view the Elvis display which is just great, talking to the lady in the information section told us about the Festival they hold each year maybe a trip next year to attend.

Thank S7041AHcarolh
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The Henry Parkes Centre is dedicated to Henry Parkes and contains the visitor information centre and a couple of cultural museum exhibitions. Amazingly it also contains an Elvis Presley memorabilia exhibition.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Handy location on the fringe of town. Some thing for almost everyone. Arts & crafts, Elvis memorabilia, historic motor vehicles of all sizes and an outdoor yesteryear exhibit. I'd imagine kids would also enjoy it. Modern and clean facilities that cater for all, with friendly...More

Thank simonsX3843CO
Reviewed 2 September 2017

The Henry Parkes museum is as good as you will see in a country town or for that matter anywhere the antique tractors are a must the town should be congatulated on the fine displays along with the information provided also has a fine display...More

Thank rc19472014
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Success due to warm clean value offering. Dinner fine; meal and wine well priced. Room 212 upstairs with some road noise as at front but everything worked well.

Thank Jim6851
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We first started our visit in the tourist info, where a lovely young girl gave us lots of info to do and see. There is also, for a small fee, entry to an absolutely brilliant Elvis museum!! Everything you could imagin about Elvis was in...More

Thank _pclane
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We love coming to the museum, whether it's solo or as a family, we always see something we missed the time before. Highlight is definetly the antique cars! My kids lived the train ride.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Not really into Elvis so the museum was probably wasted on my son and I but my son loved the car museum, it was only small and took about 15-20 minutes. Not sure it was worth the $15 to get in!

Thank Lea3003
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Very helpful. Great museums Pay to go in both of them, especially the antique one, you can spend hours in there.

Thank Pigtrotters
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