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Castlemaine Art Museum, Castlemaine

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Art Gallery
Founded in 1913, Castlemaine Art 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, 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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  • At a cost of $10 per person we found this to be very reasonable for both the gallery & museum, both great spaces for the town. Plenty of interesting info. Of particular interest to us was the school o...  more »
  • Lovely size gallery,(especially for children learning) friendly helpful staff. Interesting museum downstairs.Regular great exhibitions as well as permanent art. Great air-conditioning too!  more »
  • The Castlemaine Art Galley and Museum is one of those hidden country gems. Some great artwork by acclaimed Australian artists such as Clifton Pugh and John Bracks as well as other lesser known artists...  more »
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  • They had a great activity for my son but it was very quiet and a little soulless. Good for a small walk round of about 45 mins.
  • a great rural gallery. good collection. great rooms. nice staff. worth the visit.
  • Spent a happy 45 minutes here, admiring the art and the museum downstairs. There was a collage/drawing activity for kids too.
  • Always a surprise with new exhibitions, a modest but quality permanent collection.