Cromwell Heritage Precinct, Cromwell

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The Cromwell Heritage Precinct is a free visitor attraction and a great place for local people to bring friends and family. There are a range of talented artists based here with beautiful galleries to visit. Handmade and imported giftware and homeware can be found along with exquisite jewelry, handcrafted soaps and creams and Central Otago's own perfume. Entry to the fascinating historic displays that tell Cromwell's unique story is free.
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  • September 30, 2017
    Many of the original old buildings from the gold mining era in Cromwell have survived and been restored to their original state along with tastefully added stone and corrugated iron buildings. From ho...  more »
  • September 30, 2017
    Like a time traveller this wee gem is worth a detour, it's a stunning tribute to Old Cromwell and gives you a superbly honest glimpse of Central Otago rural NZ 150 years ago.  more »
  • September 23, 2017
    There’s not a lot there but the Cromwell walk (yellow markings) from the mall to the heritage precint (via Misha’s Vineyards tasting room) is a nice hour long stroll  more »
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  • July 10, 2017
    Interesting with galleries craft shops and museum style places and very picturesque. Varied and nice eating places with character and scenic views.
  • August 18, 2017
    If you like beautiful scenery and history Cromwell is worth to see. 50 mnts drive from Queenstown and very easy to find, there is a few of interesting place like Car Racing Museum, And Gold mining, and Fruit stall (if in the season) on the way to Cromwell so if having plenty of time stopping at those places can be an option. Cromwell situated in front of the waterview , old buildings and if you need an explanation in some of the building you can put $1 coin in the machine provided to hear it or grab youself a pamflet about the town . There is two eating place in Cromwell Heritage site. One of them is Armando's Cafe beautifully set up , friendly staff, lots option for heavy meal (pasta,risotto etc) and also lighter meal option. I chose capucino and Cinnamon Scroll ..they're so yummy. Worth to try and good coffee too.
  • September 10, 2017
    Great place. Worth a stop.
  • August 14, 2017
    Peaceful and comfortable with great surroundings.
  • April 22, 2017
    A step back in history. Nice little shops. Great people and nice food, coffee available.

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