The historic township of Castlemaine is renowned for its eclectic arts scene and rich gold rush history. Stop by a local artist’s studio to find sculpture, ceramics, jewellery, paintings and textiles, or experience the village’s artistic heritage by taking in a concert at the Theatre Royal, Australia’s oldest continually operating theatre.
Hailed as the latest vibrant and exciting tourist destination of central Victoria, The Mill Castlemaine is worth a visit with a mix of food and hospitality vendors, manufacturers, and retail outlets.
Explore the Historic House and 3 acre garden of Buda Castlemaine. A goldrush villa of national significance housing the artistic Leviny family’s unique collection of Arts and Crafts objects and artworks.
Collectors love Castlemaine as it offers a great range of unique and eclectic stores that line Mostyn and Barker streets and the intriguing wall-to-wall relics at the Restorers Barn.
Visitors can explore the town’s rich history and heritage with a self-guided tour of its grand public buildings, wide streets, ornate hotels and century-old shops. Hire an MP3 player from the Visitor Information Centre in the historic Market Building on Mostyn Street and start exploring.