Attractions in Bencubbin


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Bencubbin Community Centre and Sandalwood Interpretation Centre

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The Bencubbin Community Centre

When looking for attractions in Bencubbin be sure to visit The Bencubbin Community Centre. It is located on Monger Street and provides information about the local area. Contained with the Community Centre is the Sandalwood Interpretation Centre which has a number of exhibits about the sandalwood industry which was so important in the early development of the district.

There is an old dray, piece of equipment used by the sandalwood gatherers, and fine examples of local sandalwood – some of which can be purchased. 

Bencubbin’s Murals and Sculptures

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The History of Bencubbin Mural

There is an impressive mural by Irene Osborne depicting traditional sandalwood cutters with drays carrying their loads of wood. There is also a large mural on a circular wall at the centre of the town’s Botanical Gardens. It was painted by Philippa Gillett and depicts the agriculture of the district.

There is also a farm art sculpture by Murray Cooper celebrating a centenary of agriculture in the district.

Bencubbin Heritage Trail

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Attractions in Bencubbin – the Heritage Trail

The Bencubbin Heritage Trail is a 5 km walk through the town and surrounding bushland. The trail starts in front of the Police Station.

There are a total of 39 places of interest each of which has a descriptive sign. A brochure is available from the Community Centre/Visitor Information.