91 Nolan St, Maryborough VIC 3465, Australia
Maryborough Branch Library
Central Highlands Libraries was formed in 2011 to provide a shared library services model for the region. Central Highlands Libraries and the City of Ballarat support library services for the following Councils: Ararat Rural City Council, Central Goldfields Shire Council, Hepburn Shire Council, Moorabool Shire Council, Pyrenees Shire Council and Southern Grampians Shire Council.
Central Highlands Libraries consist of 14 static libraries and outreach services. The services cover over 20,000 square kilometres and a population of approximately 182,000.
Branch libraries are located at Ararat, Avoca, Bacchus Marsh, Ballan, Ballarat, Beaufort, Clunes, Creswick, Daylesford, Hamilton, Maryborough, Sebastopol, Trentham and Wendouree.
Cnr Inkerman Street and Alma Street, Maryborough 3465
Phillips Botanical Gardens
The Phillips Botanical Gardens is located in the centre of Maryborough and bordered by Napier Street, Inkerman Street and Alma Street. It features beautiful trees, shrubs and grassed picnic areas and is a favourite picnic spot.
The lake was originally a dam for the supply of water for gold mining. The botanic gardens was first planted in the 1870s. The lake has recently been redesigned to include a new wetlands area. It is also home to the growling grass frog which can be heard rather than seen.
56 Nolan St, Maryborough VIC, Australia
Maryborough Paramount Theatre
Originally founded in 1926, countless memories have been made in these four walls. We’re proud to be a part of these moments and dedicated in making your cinema experience more special with every visit. Visit our modern state of the art digital picture and sound twin cinemas.
1 High St, Maryborough VIC, Australia
Peppa's Restaurant at Bristol Hill Motor Inn
Open Tuesday to Saturday for dinner from 5:30pm. Modern Australian style cuisine prepared by our local chef. Located on site at Bristol Hill Motor Inn, Peppa's is the place for a relaxed, casual meal. An ideal venue for special group gatherings and celebrations. Kids Menu is a staple on the menu. Changed seasonally, the menu offers a wide range of choices from Peppa's Loaded Chicken Parma to an Eye Fillet. Room service is available to guests of Bristol Hill Motor Inn.
Maryborough Station, Station St, Maryborough VIC, Australia
Maryborough Railway Station
A local destination, the Maryborough Railway Station is a fine example of historical architecture. Refurbished in the past decade, the Railway Station is a definite destination whilst in the area. An eclectic Cafe located in the old "Tea Rooms" is a wonderful spot to relive the past.
Park st, Maryborough Vic
The home of local football and cricket teams, Prince's Park is located close to the shopping area. The wonderful historic Grandstand has seen many spectators over many decades. Famous Maryborough Highland Gathering held on New Year's Day each year, has been a part of the community for more than 150 years. Features athletics carnival, children’s events and activities, Street March of Pipe and Brass bands, musical performances by bands throughout the day.
Also the annual venue and hub of the Energy Breakthrough, an educational event featuring local and visiting school children representing their schools. Energy Breakthrough, is a joint initiative of the Country Education Project, and the Shire of Central Goldfields, featuring HPV, Hybrid & Electric Velomobile Racing.
Princes Park, Maryborough VIC, Australia
Energy Breakthrough comes to Maryborough every November. Teams of school children devote a year to creating vehicles to compete in the event. The program is unique in that all teams must compete across three areas of assessment: Design and Construction, Display and Presentation and Trials. School groups work throughout the year to design, build and test machines within detailed specifications. Check out the event at: https://www.eb.org.au/about/
Avoca VIC, Australia
Pyrenees Wine Country
Some of Victoria's finest Shiraz originates from the Pyrenees region. Avoca and Moonambel are home to some of the regions finest wines. Visit www.visitpyrenees.com.au to see the locations of many fine wineries. Tour the hidden gems in Moonambel, stopping off at Taltarni Winery, grab a fabulous pizza at Summerfield Winery along with Mt Avoca, blue Pyrenees and so many other boutique wineries.
Dunolly VIC, Australia
The Bendigo, Maryborough, Ballarat triangle is home of some of the most successful prospecting in recent times. Two large nuggets have been found in close proximity to Maryborough in the last few year. One group of prospectors is actively engaged in a television show highlighting prospecting around the country. Local company Coiltek run information sessions for novice prospectors.