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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  • We read about this historic site while on a vacation and passing through this area and decided to stop by. Its a lovely little heritage site with good signposting. The main street and stores are very ...  more »
  • Interesting behavior of a traditional 19th century building that has been moved and set as the open-air museum. Has been preserved in this way before flooding as a result of the construction of stagnation the Lake for the hydroelectric power plant.
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  • A great place to take a walk and look back. This place is run by volunteers and a trust but it leases out to some local artists and businesses. The coffee is great from the cafe down here and there is...  more »
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  • Interesting with galleries craft shops and museum style places and very picturesque. Varied and nice eating places with character and scenic views.
  • 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.
  • Great place. Worth a stop.
  • Peaceful and comfortable with great surroundings.
  • A step back in history. Nice little shops. Great people and nice food, coffee available.

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