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:

Visitor Information Centre

Visit the information centre for maps and tips about what is on

Buda Historic Home & Garden

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.

Arts Open

A Festival of Open Studios & Galleries across Castlemaine and Mt. Alexander Shire.

Lot 19

A thriving art hub, artist studios and an exhibition space


Punctum is an artist-led Live Arts organisation
Caspa Gallery

CASPA is an open-access, artist-run initiative

Theatre Royal

Castlemaine’s Cinema and Live Performance Venue

Castlemaine State Festival

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 Winery & Cidery

Bress is a welcoming vineyard and sustainable farming enterprise situated in Harcourt, Victoria

Victorian Goldfields Railway

Enjoy a family day out or treat yourself and travel through the central Victorian Goldfields by historic steam train

Old Castlemaine Gaol

Take a tour of the Old Castlemaine Gaol, which first opened in 1861 and was active prison up until it closed in 1990

ICONS tour

Book a tour of three heritage and arts icons in Castlemaine! Call (03) 5472 2292 today