The town of Hay in the Riverina region of New South Wales is a fascinating place your next holiday. The town only has a population of just over 3000 people but it has an amazing five museums for you to visit.
The Australian Shearers' Hall of Fame where you can watch sheep dogs work or try to sheer a sheep in a new world record time.
Take a tour of Bishop's Lodge Historic House and Heritage Rose Garden which was built in 1888. read more
The Hay Gaol Museum is another fascinating building to see. It was built in 1878 and has been used not only as a gaol but also as a maternity hospital and Prisoner of War detention centre.
You can view some of our history by visiting the Hay War Memorial High School Museum which is proudly referred to as, 'The finest war memorial in the Empire.'
The Hay Prisoner of War and Internment Camp Interpretive Centre can be found at the Hay Railway Station in Murray Street and gives us an insight into World War II.
Hay offers its visitors some amazing historical museums to gain an insight into our nations past.