Chambers of The Black Hand, Lightning Ridge

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Art Gallery Museum
One of the more unusual attractions in New South Wales, Chambers of The Black Hand consists of a collection of more than 350 carvings and murals on the sandstone walls of a disused opal mine. The gallery’s resident artist, Ron Canlin, has carved a variety of images, including reliefs of the Last Supper, Atlas holding the world, and a replica of an Egyptian tomb. A jewelry shop can also be found in the mine, where you can purchase opal mined locally. Take a look at our Lightning Ridge tourist route planner to schedule your visit to Chambers of The Black Hand and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • My wife and I went into the Chamber of the Balck hand with a open mind and was blown away with the incredible talent of the artist. We were allowed to return within 72 hours for free and was so please...  more »
  • Simply the best tourist attraction in the Ridge and a must do activity. Strongly suggest you take in the mining talk as well as viewing the unique carvings. Not going to go into great detail - just go...  more »
  • We were told when paying for our ticket that we could also come back the next day for no extra charge, if we wished. This was great, and we did come back the next day. Lots of carvings to see, and bot...  more »