The Parkes Visitor Information Centre is located within the newly established Henry Parkes Centre on the Newell Highway on the norther approach to Parkes. The Henry Parkes Centre is a first class tourism precinct incoporating four unique musuems including:
The Visitor Information Centre is open 7 days per week and caters for all your tourism needs with a diverse range of tourism brochures, maps and souvenirs.
Stop and take a break during your trip and grab a cold drink or an ice-cream or even have your photo taken with a life-sized Elvis to commemorate your trip.
The Henry Parkes Centre offers ample parking for long vehicles, modern amenities including disabled facilities and baby change table, grassy picnic area and a 24 hour visitor information touch screen.
Visitors can now also enjoy free Wi-Fi access from the Visitor Information Centre allowing you freedom in downlaoding apps, researching tourism information, using email, social media, booking tours and acccommodation or just 'surfing' the net.
Parkes Visitor Information Centre
Weekdays 9am - 5pm
Weekends/public holidays 10am - 4pm
Henry Parkes Centre Museums
Weekdays 9am - 4pm (last entry at 3.30pm)
Weekends/public holidays 10am - 4pm (last entry at 3.30pm)
For further tourist information view the Parkes Shire Visitor Guide or see the links on accommodation and places to eat: