The museum offers relics from the bushranging days of Ben Hall and a new Ben Hall exhibition - The Myths Behind the Legend. Other items include a vintage kitchen, antique farm machinery and displays of Aboriginal artefacts as well as a comprehensive photographic section.
The museum is housed in 'Osborne Hall' which was the dance hall of the old Osborne Hotel built circa 1878.
An RV Friendly Town Forbes offers a range of amenities, caravan parks and rest areas making it a perfect destination for the mobile traveler.
Parking in Forbes:
Town centre parking is available for wide and long vehicles on Lawler Street, which runs parallel to the shopping hub of Rankin Street.
A short term rest area is available on the banks of Lake Forbes on Junction Street and is provided for use by self-contained recreational vehicles.
Forbes offers all the services you may need from automotive to banking and quality medical care, ensuring you’ll have a safe and comfortable stay.
Forbes Olympic Pool, Corner of Lawler and Johnson Street Forbes. Open Daily: Mon – Fri from 6:30am Sat/Sun from 10:30am
A free dump point is available at Forbes Shire Council’s sewer treatment works, located off the Newell Highway heading south from the CBD. Look for the sign near the service station. For more information please call Forbes Shire Council on (02) 6850 2300.