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Situated in a beautiful valley at the foothills of the Snowy Mountains, Tumut is one of the prettiest towns in New South Wales. The town's name is derived from an Aboriginal word, meaning 'a quiet resting place by the river'. Tumut's rich colonial heritage from the gold rush era remains today and can be seen in magnificent old buildings best explored on a heritage walk. The pioneer cemetery in Adelong Road includes the grave of Thomas Boyd, a member of the Hume and Hovell expedition that passed through Tumut in 1824. The Historical Society Museum has fascinating information about the town's pioneering history as well as memorabilia belonging to famous local author, Miles Franklin. Things to do and see around Tumut ユ Visit the African Violet Farm, the Snowy Mountains Trout Farm, Boonderoo Wines and the Tumut Broom Factory. ユ Enjoy the many walks around town such as the River Walk along the banks of the Tumut River and Elm Drive, best during spring and autumn. ユ Go for a bushwalk along part of the historic Hume and Hovell Walking Track. ユ Don't miss the Festival of the Falling Leaf, celebrated each April when the autumn leaves are falling.

Tumut

Tumut: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Tumut Art Society 5Ways Gallery


Tumut Art Society 5Ways Gallery has been operating for 60 years. Art and Craft from local region artisans is exhibited in the Gallery and includes featured artist of the month exhibitions.

The Annual Tumut Art Exhibition hosted by the Tumut Art Society has been running continuously for 60 years - one of the longest annual art exhibitions in Australia! The Annual Art Exhibition exhibits artworks from many well know Australian artists and starts one week before Easter and finishes one week after Easter each year.




1 Tumut Plains Road
Tumut, NSW, 2720

Located 1.3K from Tumut

Tumut Valley Violets


Tumut Valley Violets is a small business with a difference, it started off as a hobby in the early 1980's and is now a major tourist attraction in the Tumut region.

Set in the grounds of the old Tumut Plains school (established circa 1878), amid cottage gardens and two acres of trees, just seven kilometres from Tumut town centre.

It is the largest collection of African Violet in Australia and enthusiasts come from all over Australia and overseas to see them.

The Garden cafe is open Wednesday to Sunday and renowned for its scrumptious home-made Devonshire Teas or great coffee. Soft drink is available for the young ones. Coaches and groups are most welcome.

They carry a full range of products and accessories to propagate your own African Violets from leaves that can be selected from their stock plants.




572 Tumut Plains Road
Tumut, NSW, 2720

Located 5.7K from Tumut

South Gundagai Woodlands Walk


The South Gundagai cemetery contains one of Australia's rarest vegetation communities: White Box Woodlands.

A short self-guided walk with interpretive signs will help you appreciate the significance of this area. Spring to early summer is the best time to see the wildflower displays and it is also a great place to see many of the region's rare woodland birds.

A great little walk to relax and wander with the whole family!




South Gundagai Cementary ,
Gocup Road
South Gundagai, NSW, 2722

Located 19.8K from Tumut

Tumut: Travel Tips

Tumut Region Visitor Information Centre


Call into the Visitor Information Centre for information on the Tumut region and Kosciuszko National Park including the towns of Adelong, Batlow, Cabramurra and Talbingo.

A large range of souvenirs, books, gifts, maps and other merchandise is available for purchase.

Sit down, relax, and find out all there is to see and do in the Tumut region as well as many other tourist destinations. A wide range of tourist brochures for New South Wales and other locations within Australia are also available.

Come and see the latest exhibitions of local and regional arts and crafts in the Tumut Region Exhibition Centre located in the Tumut Region Visitor Centre.




5 Adelong Road
Tumut, NSW, 2720

Located 1.3K from Tumut

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