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History |Galleries | Cafes | Boutique shops Central Otago's best kept secret - a free visitor attraction that has something for the whole family. When the Clyde dam was completed in 1990, Cromwell's main street disappeared under Lake Dunstan. Some...more
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It was a lovely spot although fairly quiet and we didn't meet too many locals who could have explained the significance further. We wanted to look in the shops but many of them closed about half hour before we got there ( we went about...More
Sometimes you come across a hidden gem. A bit like the historic area in Oamaru. When you don't expect much you are bowled over. To have my daughters excites by a typewriter and other things from the past you feel very satisfied. Along with the...More
Interesting set of old buildings, with retail, food and business occupants. Went first thing on the coldest day of the year and still enjoyed it (but by god that hot coffee was good). that says something
We were amazed how the old Cromwell had changed. In the 1970s I had lived and worked in Cromwell. I worked in the very last building before the original bridge, which is now under about 30 feet of water in the newly formed Lake Dunstan.