Parkes Visitor Information Centre


Opening Hours

Parkes Visitor Information Centre

Weekdays: 9am - 4pm
Weekends/public holidays: 10am - 3pm
Closed Christmas Day

Henry Parkes Centre Museums

Weekdays: 9am - 4pm (last entry at 3.30pm)
Weekends/public holidays: 10am - 3pm (last entry at 2.30pm)
Closed Christmas Day

Contact Us

Phone: 02 6862 6000 or 1800 624 365

Call into the Parkes Visitor Information Centre located within the Henry Parkes Centre on the Newell Highway north of town. The friendly staff can assist you with all your tourism needs including a wide range of local information on accommodation, events and  attractions, destination brochures and maps. Pick up a souvenir to commemorate your visit or choose from a wide variety of regional produce, even get your photo taken with a life sized Elvis!

Visitors can also enjoy free Wi-Fi access from the Information Centre allowing you freedom in downloading apps, researching tourism information, using email, social media, booking tours and accommodation or just 'surfing' the net.

There is ample parking for long vehicles, amenities including disabled facilities and baby change table, grassy picnic area and a 24 hour visitor information touch screen.

The Henry Parkes Centre incorporates four unique museums, including The King's Castle Elvis Exhibit, Parkes Motor Museum, Henry Parkes Museum (traditional history) and Antique Machinery Collection. Separate entry fees apply to museums.