Castlemaine Art Gallery & Historical Museum, Castlemaine
(4.5/5 based on 70 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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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Pleasant time being guided through the art gallery with works from the very famous Australian artist to the unknown prize section. The tour guide presented very competent and informed tour. 
  • I was excited to go the Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum as it was recommended to me by a friend. It was even better with a small but fantastic selection of art work. It had 3 - 4 gallery...  more »
  • 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...  more »
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  • Always a surprise with new exhibitions, a modest but quality permanent collection.