History & Heritage

Step into the past with a visit to Cromwell's historic sites. Take a stroll through yesteryear at the Heritage Precinct with its selection of arts and crafts shops and cosy cafés, tour, or visit Goldfields Mining Centre to see the old workings and operating equipment which used the power of water to literally move mountains.

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Cromwell Farmer's and Craft Market

Visit the Cromwell Farmers’ and Craft Market within the Cromwell Heritage Precinct, where an

Location: Cromwell Heritage Precinct, Cromwell, New ZealandWebsite: http://www.cromwellheritageprecinct.co.nzPhone: 0274960375

Goldfields Mining Centre

Tours of Goldfields provide visitors with an insight as to “how the gold was won”. Mining for gold

Location: 803 Kawarau Gorge Rd, Kawarau Gorge 9384, New ZealandWebsite: https://www.goldfieldsmining.co.nz/Phone: 0800 111 038

Cromwell Museum

The revamped Cromwell and Districts Museum is located in The Mall. The collections held represent

Location: Cromwell Museum The Mall, Cromwell, New ZealandWebsite: cromwellmuseum.nz

Cromwell Heritage Precinct

One of Cromwell's best-kept secrets – a free visitor attraction that has something for the whole

Location: 71 Melmore Terrace, Cromwell, New ZealandWebsite: http://www.cromwellheritageprecinct.co.nz/

Goldfields Mining Centre

Gold Panning at Goldfields Mining Centre “Where the Past & Present Meet” A Fascinating Insight

Location: Goldfields Mining Center State Highway 6, Cromwell, New ZealandWebsite: http://www.goldfieldsmining.co.nz/Phone: +64 (0)3 445 1038