Over 64,000 archived historical and genealogical resources, and still growing!
A great place to start your family history search or to research the past in and around Castlemaine. Located in the historic Former Courthouse. Bring along the information you have gathered so far to help your search. Research fees for visitors - $15 for a half day or $25 for a full day, includes the dedicated help of a researcher who is able to help you access over 64,000 indexed resources. The Society's records cover many localities including: Mount Alexander, Forest Creek, Fryerstown, Vaughan, Campbells Creek, Barkers Creek, Chewton, Moonlight Flat, Harcourt, Muckleford, Walmer, Yapeen, Guildford. The Castlemaine Historical Society is open on Tuesday's from 9am to 3pm or by appointment.
Victorian Goldfields RailwayKennedy Street, Castlemaine
This authentic steam era train experience links the historic gold mining towns of Castlemaine and Maldon. A fun family activity, you’ll enjoy the atmosphere, sights, sounds and movement of the his...
Carman's Tunnel138 Parkins Reef Road, Maldon
Carman’s Tunnel in Maldon was commenced around 1882 by the Great International Quartz Mining Company, as an attempt to drive a tunnel right through Mt Tarrangower, intersecting the rich gold-bearing r...