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Castlemaine Historic Market Building

Opens in 23 min: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Great Piece of History

Lovely old building with original features Now used for Tourist centre. See how aniold market was... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Robert S
Melbourne, Australia
The old Castlemaine Market.

A most interesting place, with lots of history. The gentleman that was on duty that day, had lots... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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It's always good to speak with a local and get the inside knowledge! The Castlemaine Visitor Information Centre can assist with brochures, accommodation booking and travel advice. Located in our magnificent Market Building, we offer a great range of...more
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44 Mostyn St, Castlemaine, Victoria 3450, Australia
+61 3 5471 1795
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Reviewed 14 January 2019

This historical old market building was built in 1858 and housed some 22 shops selling fresh produce and it was this old market I recalled. It closed in 1967 and was taken on by the National Trust and renovated in 2000 and is now a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Lovely old building with original features Now used for Tourist centre. See how aniold market was set out. Ofren has art shows and other exhibits worth viewing.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 10 March 2018

A most interesting place, with lots of history. The gentleman that was on duty that day, had lots of stories to tell.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank heatherandgeoff
Castlemaine_Maldon, Team at Castlemaine Historic Market Building, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Love this feedback, thanks! Glad you had a good experience in our region.

Reviewed 3 December 2017

This is a lovely old building which has been given a new life as a tourist information centre and art gallery. The old diving bell is amazing. The staff are friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Christine C
Castlemaine_Team, Manager at Castlemaine Historic Market Building, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thanks for the lovely feedback Christine! More than 100 local artists have work on display here at the moment, glad you got to enjoy.

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Used as an exhibition centre. There was a very appealing art exhibition on display plus historical snippets about the area. A useful information centre is also in the building.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank TheTraveller659
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Good place to make tourist enquiries, gather tourist information, to get a feel for what makes Castlemaine tick, or to make specific enquiries re attractions, restaurants, events, or accommodation in the area. Good ambiance as there are often displays of work by local artists and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Quirindi282016
Management response:Responded 19 May 2017

Thanks for this great feedback. We love knowing that we've got the right mix of information and atmosphere! See you again.

Reviewed 17 April 2017

I had not visited this market the other times I had been to Castlemaine, not knowing what it was, and too busy seeing other attractions. This time had to attend the Tourist Information inside the building to collect Maldon Steam train tickets booked for me...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Alli768
Management response:Responded 19 May 2017

We are so glad you got to see inside our magnificent building and thank you for your wonderful feedback. See you here again.

Reviewed 13 April 2017

The old Market Building is now the Tourist Information Centre. All the local and regional brochures are there, covering accommodation and sights to visit. I love this old building.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank platypus150
Management response:Responded 19 May 2017

Thanks so much for your feedback and photos. We hope to see you again in this beautiful building and town.

Reviewed 21 February 2017

This Historic Building now serves also as an Art Galley beside its main function as Castlemaine Visitor Centre. Good function for local communities and also to the visitors of this town.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank santo-trainsspotter7
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Great information centre with a very interesting art display thrown in. Some real interesting pieces from lots of different artists

Date of experience: January 2017
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