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New Norcia, Western Australia

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New Norcia is Australia's only monastic town, a historical and spiritual treasure in the West Australian bush. You won't believe what lies behind the locked doors of our buildings! Join a town tour and let their experienced guides unravel the unique history and show you the hidden artworks of New Norcia. Lose yourself in the Museum and Art Gallery where an eclectic array of Mission and Monastery memorabilia is displayed alongside European religious art and contemporary Australian art works, the gallery also houses a beautiful Charles Austin Gardiner exhibition of botanical drawings. Meet a monk! On Saturdays at 4.30pm you are invited to the monastery parlour for a taste of monastic hospitality and to listen to their stories of yesteryear. Experience a 1500 year-old tradition and join the monks for prayer in the Monastery oratory. Stroll up the hill and can soak up the old-world charm of the New Norcia Hotel, linger over a home cooked meal and stay overnight to be serenaded by the cocky chorus at sundown. Taste some of the delicious New Norcia produce; freshly baked New Norcia bread, silver medal winning olive oil, grown in the 100 year old Monastery olive grove and delicious wines and ports from the Abbey wines label. Book into the monastery guesthouse, the programme of Benedictine Experience weekends offers everyone time apart to renew and restore a sense of balance. Visit the Mission cottage interpretation centre and learn more about the Aboriginal families that lived and worked at New Norcia. The Old Convent and Colleges are also available for hire for groups of 15 to 200 people, providing a unique and memorable experience for school camps, art and music workshops, retreats, conferences and special events.

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