Henry Parkes Centre (featuring The King’s Castle and Parkes Motor Museum)
Weekdays: 9am – 4pm (last entry at 3.30pm). Weekends/public holidays: 10am – 3pm (last entry at 2.30pm)
The Kings Castle is a collection of Elvis’ personal artefacts owned by Greg Page, well known as the original ‘Yellow Wiggle’. The King’s Castle’s exhibition – Walk A Mile In My Shoes – A Day in the life of Elvis Presley. This interactive exhibit is designed to try and bring to you some of the highs and lows that Elvis Presley encountered throughout his life and career. As you experince the new audio-visual journey, you will see genuine artefacts from Elvis’ homes and items he wore or used on stage. A range of King’s Castle merchandise is also available from the Visitor Information Centre, allowing visitors to own their own ‘Thing from the King’, including rare keepsakes from Elvis and Priscilla’s Beverly Hills estate and special items recognising The King’s Castle as Elvis’ home in Australia.
The Parkes Motor Museum is an impressive collection of motor vehicles owned by the Parkes Antique Motor Club and represents all heritage motoring eras with up to 24 cars, 10 motorcycles and other motoring memorabilia. Items on display are either the property of individual Club Members or have been loaned from private collections. Star attractions include: 1914 Alldays and Onions, one of only 3 Alldays in Australia, 1940 Holden bodied Oldsmobile Convertible 1986 Jaguar XJ6 Paris Show display car, on loan from Coventry UK. Club members attend the display at peak times and are available to provide special presentations for group visits.
Entry fees: The King’s Castle and Parkes Motor Museum Tickets available from the Parkes Visitor Information Centre: $10 Adults $8 Concession $5 Children <18 years $25 Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) Group rates available for pre-booked tours of 20 people or more. Contact us on 02 6862 6000 to find out more. Tickets valid for 2 days