Castlemaine is a richly artistic and historic town, and well worth a visit! Come by car or train to visit the Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum and stay for the weekend to enjoy the region:
Visit the information centre for maps and tips about what is on
Buda is an authentic house and garden surviving from the gold rush era in Castlemaine, Victoria, lovingly named after Budapest by its Hungarian owner, Ernest Leviny. It was home to the creative Leviny family for 118 years and houses their significant intact collection of furniture, art works and belongings.
A Festival of Open Studios & Galleries across Castlemaine and Mt. Alexander Shire.
A thriving art hub, artist studios and an exhibition space
Punctum is an artist-led Live Arts organisation
CASPA is an open-access, artist-run initiative
Castlemaine’s Cinema and Live Performance Venue
Headquarters for Victoria’s Premier Regional Arts Festival. The next Castelmaine State Festival will be held in 2017
The Chopped Show for traditional hot rod and custom car enthusiasts is held in October each year
Bress is a welcoming vineyard and sustainable farming enterprise situated in Harcourt, Victoria
Enjoy a family day out or treat yourself and travel through the central Victorian Goldfields by historic steam train
Take a tour of the Old Castlemaine Gaol, which first opened in 1861 and was active prison up until it closed in 1990