For something unique to Tumut, check out the Tumut Broom Factory. Still producing brooms made by hand.
Visit the Adelong Falls Gold Mill Ruins. Have a leisurely swim, picnic or take a walk around the historical ruins.
Take the Tumut Heritage Walk and discover some of Tumut's most historic buildings dating back to the mid 1800's. Information booklets are available from the Tumut Region Visitor Centre.
Catch a movie or theatre production at the historic Montreal Theatre.
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Gold Rush & Heritage Trails in the Tumut Region
Gold rush towns: Adelong, Batlow & Kiandra
The Adelong Gold Rush began in 1852 with the discovery of alluvial gold at upper Adelong. The Adelong gold field was declared in 1855 and in 1857, reef gold was discovered in the hills above Adelong. The Reef ore was processed in the ore crushing mills along the creek.
The Montreal Theatre circa 1929 classified by the National Trust of Australia (NSW), is one of the few remaining art deco picture theatres in New South Wales . Volunteers and significant community support bought the theatre “back to life” in 1995 the dedicated group of volunteers continue to maintain and operate it as regular cinema and Tumut’s performance theatre.
Regular theatre and musical events are staged and movies are screened weekly. For more information visit www.montrealtheatre.com.au