The finest war memorial in the Empire' The people of Hay built a school as the war memorial for Hay to commemorate those who served in World War I. The museum tells both the stories of Hay and district war service from the Boer War to the present and the history of the school. The school was built in1923 by the Hay community and was once described as ‘the finest war memorial in the Empire.’ This museum within a school aims to connect young people of today to young people from their collective past.
Enjoy the unique experience of seeing the sunset with a 360-degree uninterrupted view. The perfect spot for photographers or those wanting to enjoy a traditional “sundowner” as the sun sets over the vast Hay Plains. Located just 16km north of Hay on the Cobb Highway the Sunset Viewing area features a Long Paddock information panel…
Story telling is a way of life in the bush. We are closely connected to our history and proud of our past. From tales of the Shearing industry at the iconic Shear Outback – Australian Shearers Hall of Fame to the moving stories of Prisoners of War at Dunera Museum, our museums are a must-do…
Chris McClelland gallery
Experience the extraordinary details beauty of Chris McClelland drawings. Chris is internationally recognised for his fine detailed graphite and coloured pencil drawings. His artwork captures the movement of the wildlife with extraordinary precision that his animals appear alive.