Other Attractions in Goulburn during the 2017 Rose Festival

The weekend is always a busy one in Goulburn, the dates coinciding with Goulburn’s Birthday on 14 March - now 154 years old, and the Our Living History event.  Here are some ideas:

  • St Clair Villa – folk museum maintained by the Goulburn Historical Society, with Heritage Rose Garden (pictured) - open Fri/Sat/Sun 10am-4pm
  • Riversdale Homestead, a National Trust property; http://www.nationaltrust.org.au/nsw/Riversdale - open Sun 10-2pm
  • Goulburn Historic Waterworks Museum –  http://www.goulburnwaterworks.com.au/
  • Goulburn Regional Art Gallery  - How Does Your Garden Grow exhibition http://www.grag.com.au/site/ - open Sat 1-4pm, Mon-Fr 9-5
  • Goulburn Brewery: Australia's oldest brewery complex - http://goulburnbrewery.fhost.us/
  • Gallery on Track - showcasing local arts & crafts in refurbished historic railway barracks - www.galleryontrack.org - open Sat/Sun 10-4pm
  • Garoorigang Homestead - a site of National Historical Significance - http://www.garroorigang.com.au/ open - Sat/Sun 10-4pmGarroorigang Homestead.jpeg
  • Goulburn Rail Heritage Centre – a working railway museum with heritage locomotives, rolling stock and machinery - http://www.roundhouse.org.au/- open 10am - 3.30pm, last tour at 2.30
  • The Big Merino - shop for wool fashion garments and local produce - www.bigmerino.com.au
  • the newly-landscaped Goulburn War Memorial & Museum on Rocky Hill - look-out open 7am-5pm; museum open Sat/Sun 10-4pm;
  • Goulburn Wetlands in May St - site of the Melbourne Place Brickworks, now reclaimed & re-purposed http://www.goulburnwetlands.org.au
  • experience a real country show at the nearby villages of Taralga on 1/12 March  http://www.agshowsnsw.org.au/index.php/shows
  • relax at the Goulburn Club, Market St - operating in these premises since 1883 - open Sat: 5-midnight Sun: 1-5pm http://www.goulburnclub.com.au
  • soak up the atmosphere of yesteryear with a stroll around the Belmore Park precinct - including Parkside Markets on Saturday morning
  • wander through the many public rose gardens such as in Victoria Park;
     

For a guide to the public gardens of Goulburn please use this link: Self-guided walking tour of Goulburn CBD

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