Railway enthusiasts must visit this town present on the North West fringes of the Blue Mountains. The city has two power stations, several large factories and a surrounding countryside which is beautiful.
Eskbank house museum
Built in 1842 for Thomas Brown and an example of early Georgian-Victorian architecture with 19th century furniture and vehicles, displays the industrial history of the area. Bennet Street
Blast Furnace park
The remains of the first modern blast furnace in Australia.
Glow Worm Tunnel
A former railway tunnel, now home of many glow worms, about 45km from Lithgow.
State mine Heritage Park
The workign life of the early coal mines.
Small Arms Factory Museum
The largest collection of small arsm in Australia and built in 1912 as one of the first modern factories in Australia.
Zig Zag railway
Opened in 1869 as an enginnering masterpiece. Located at 10 km to the East of Lithgow via Bells line of Road.
Located 35 km to the East in a 19th century village.
Mt Tomah Botanic Gardens
High on the peak of an extinct volcano. Plants from around the world and the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Centre. Bells Line of Raod, Mount Tomah (02 4567 3000)