Castlemaine Art Gallery & Historical Museum, Castlemaine

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Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web
Founded in 1913, Castlemaine Art Gallery & Historical Museum specialises in Australian art.

The Gallery's remarkable permanent collection a strong emphasis on traditional landscape painting and includes major works of the late 1800s, the Golden Period of Australian painting, and the Edwardian era.

Modern and contemporary artists are also well represented.

The Museum’s thematic exhibition displays historical items including photographs, costumes, decorative arts and artefacts from the Mount Alexander goldfields district.
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  • Enjoyed seeing a nice Drysdale and Nolan here. I especially love the great selection of portraits, reminded me of The National Portrait gallery in Canberra Nice to see concession includes us strugglin...  read more »
  • The Castlemaine Galleries collection is always worth seeing as well as new current exhibitions never disappoint. 
  • The people who operate this gallery seem to think the world starts and ends in Castlemaine. A very boring place. 
  • Always a surprise with new exhibitions, a modest but quality permanent collection.
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