Situated behind the visitor centre, the old marketplace is now the Maldon & District Museum, with historical photos and a research room.
For a hands-on experience, Carman’s Tunnel is a 570m-long mine tunnel that was excavated in the 1880s and took two years to dig, yet produced only $300 worth of gold. Now you can descend with a guide for a 45-minute…
The Old Post Office, built in 1870, was the childhood home of local author Henry Handel Richardson. She (yes, she!) writes about it in her autobiography, Myself When Young (1948).
Don’t miss the 3km drive up to Mt Tarrengower for panoramic views from the poppet-head lookout.