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Hailed as a vibrant and exciting tourist destination, The Mill Castlemaine is a creative hub for foodies, artisans and purveyors of collectables and curiosities.

Located opposite the Botanical Gardens the site, which started as the Castlemaine Woollen Mill in 1875, has been transformed into a go-to zone for tourists and locals alike.Experience a slice of Viennese opulence at Das Kaffeehaus, where lovingly-prepared sausages, goulash, schnitzels and European cakes are partnered with rich brews whipped up using beans from the on-site roastery.

Enjoy a fresh and frosty treat at the Icecream Social scoopery, where flavours range from the traditional to the avant-garde. Browse through the vintage precinct—home of Castlemaine Vintage Bazaar and Platform No. 5—where a multitude of stallholders sell vintage, re-purposed, hand-made and second-hand goods.

Meander around the artisan precinct where metal craftsmen and furniture makers create bespoke pieces destined to become treasured heirlooms. Observe artists at work in quirky art spaces.

Visit the Mill for creativity at its best.

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  • Bar
  • Café
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
  • Picnic area
  • Public toilet
  • Restaurant - licensed
Entry cost:

Free Entry

Opening hours:
  • Daily: 8:00am - 6:00pm

  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
  • Visitor Information Centre

  • Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times