Visit the Macedon Ranges

Taste, sight, sound, touch and breathe in our dramatic undulating landscapes.

Welcome to the Macedon Ranges, a region to stimulate your every sense, less than one hour from Melbourne. Taste, sight, sound, touch and smell. In our dramatic undulating landscapes you can taste artisan food and produce, drink cool-climate wines, see and enjoy breathtaking heritage gardens and expansive forests, glimpse Australia’s wildlife and smell the fresh, clean air.

Simultaneously vibrant and tranquil, the Macedon Ranges is a place to rejuvenate.

Events not to miss
Tue, 18 May 202110:00am - 04:30pm
Forest Glade Autumn Open Garden
Forest Glade is recognised as one of Australia's finest private gardens. It is a gardener’s paradise and a wonderful location for anyone with a passion for photography, drawing or painting. Located on the southern slopes of Mount Macedon in Victoria, Australia, this magnificently landscaped garden covers fourteen acres (5.6 ha) and has four distinct themes:
  • The large English section with its huge exotic trees and masses of colour.
  • The delightful Japanese section complete with bonsai house.
  • The beautiful woodland area displaying masses of shade-loving plants.
  • The cool fern gully.
Bring a picnic and enjoy a day soaking up the magnificent colours of Forest Glade's autumn gardens, as well as an amazing display of fountains and sculptures collected from all around the world. Dogs on a leash are welcome, please bring bags to clean up after your pooches. Barbecues are not permitted. Please note that there is no parking available outside Forest Glade on weekends and public holidays from 27 March to 26 April 2021. Instead, Forest Glade Gardens are running a shuttle bus from the bottom of the mount, straight to our gate.
  • The first shuttle will depart Centennial Park (Honour Avenue) at 10.00am
  • The last shuttle will depart Forest Glade Gardens at 4.30pm
  • The shuttle will operate approximately every 30 minutes.
  • The round trip costs $2 for adults,  children 16 and under free.
  • Admission into the gardens is $10 per person (children 16 and under are free)
  • Entry tickets can be purchased on the shuttle bus – cash and card accepted
  • Strollers must be small and able to fold down
Mid-week there is limited off-street parking outside the gate. Please note parking signs to avoid any fines. Here’s more details about getting around Macedon during autumn, including where you can park to catch our shuttle.    
Mount Macedon
Fri, 4 Jun 20217:00pm - 08:30pm90 minute performance Friday to Sunday in June
A playful encounter with the Kyneton Museum collection, engaging with history and its gaps, as part performance, part exhibition. Created by cross disciplinary artists and Metanoia Theatre, the work is an immersive choose-your-own journey through collective possibilities for an imagined future. Artists (Maddi Moser, Alexandra Harrison, Janette Hoe, Israel Aloni, Greg Ulfan, Sermsah bin Saad, Görkem Acaroğlu, Yogashree Thirunavukarasu, Kirri Buchler) present work across the Kyneton Museum, in both indoor and outdoor locations. Audiences are free to roam the performance spaces, led only by their curiosity. Internationally acclaimed local visual artist, Desmond Lazaro re-curates the existing collection to immerse audiences in an exploration of our past, present and future. Taungurung artist Maddi Moser creates projections to cover the walls and ceilings both inside and outside the building, and local sound artist Kirri Buchler creates soundscapes to enhance the experience. Taungurung man Dennis Batty provides cultural consultation to the project. Museum UNDONE asks us to consider what the impact of the past is on the present? What are the stories we tell about ourselves? How do we want to be remembered in the future when we are history?

Venue accessibility

The Kyneton Museum consists of a two storey bluestone building and a number of outhouses. The performance will take place across the entire site, indoors and outdoors. Parts of this venue are not accessible. Please contact the box office if this effects you, so we can explain what is not accessible. A reduced price ticket is available for those who will not be able to access these areas. Parts of this performance will occur outdoors. Please dress warmly for all weather conditions.

Purchase tickets

You can:
  • purchase tickets online via the book tickets button  (Arts and Culture Box Office is best viewed with Google Chrome browser)
  • contact the Box Office on 1300 88 88 02 (Monday to Friday 8.30am-3pm)
For group bookings, and reduced price access tickets, please contact the box office directly on or 1300 88 88 02.

Preferred event partners

Museum UNDONE has teamed up with local accommodation providers and businesses to offer special benefits to ticket holders. Accommodation offers
  • Book accommodation via Flop House and receive a complimentary continental breakfast.
  • Book accommodation directly with Isabella at Kyneton and receive a complimentary gourmet platter and bottle of wine.
  • Book accommodation with Cowen House in Kyneton and receive a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine.
Mention Museum UNDONE when booking directly to receive these special offers.
Wine offers
Visit Hanging Rock Winery and mention Museum UNDONE to receive 20% off all wine from their Cellar Door. Open daily 10-5.00pm.
Sat, 19 Jun 20219-1pm3rd Saturday of each month
Riddells Creek Farmers' Market
The Riddells Creek Farmers Market (RCFM) is an accredited Farmers' Market operating from the Riddell Primary School from 9-1 on the 3rd Saturday of the month Jan-Nov and as a twilight market on the 2nd Friday each Dec.
Sustainability is a very important aspect of the market and we encourage you to bring your own shopping bags as RCFM is plastic bag free. If you forget your shopping bags reusable calico bags are available to purchase for only $4.

After some scrumptious sourdough? Or perhaps some succulent fresh meats? Vegetables that are so fresh they still have some soil clinging to them? Would you like to purchase food that has not travelled hundreds of kilometers? Then our fabulous stall-holders have you covered! We have a wide range of seasonal, fresh, local produce available.

Riddells Creek
Sun, 20 Jun 20219:00am - 01:00pm3rd Sunday of every month
Malmsbury Village Farmers' Market
Bring your friends and family, bags and baskets. Spread a picnic rug for a spot of lunch and soak up some sweet tunes in the lush surrounds of the Malmsbury Village Green. There's great hot food from the Merchants of Malmsbury, Malmsbury Bakery, Malmsbury Hotel, Malmsbury Post Office and awesome coffee at The Stables across from the Malmsbury Town Hall.
The Malmsbury Village Farmers’ Market is accredited with the Victorian Farmers’ Markets Association, the peak body for farmers’ markets in the state and focuses on providing locally grown fresh produce.
Sat, 17 Jul 20219:30am - 11:00amAt Hanging Rock Winery
Yoga in the Vines: Wine and Wellness
Overlooking the gorgeous Macedon Ranges and stunning Hanging Rock you will enjoy a yoga class with breathtaking views. We promise friendly faces and down-to-earth country hospitality at Hanging Rock Winery. After your yoga, relax at the Cellar Door or under blue autumn skies and enjoy a light morning tea including herbal tea, fresh fruit and locally sourced pastry... and of course a glass of bubbles.

Included in your ticket:

  • 60 minute yoga class at Hanging Rock Winery – 9.30am-10.30am
  • Light morning tea - including fruit platter, muffins, local tea
  • Glass of bubbles
  • Wine tasting
  • BYO Yoga Mat
Book online with event organiser Galle Gatherings now.
Fri, 10 Sep 2021From 2pmWith iconic and new wave winemakers
Wine Retreat Weekend
Learn about wine in an engaging escape to the Macedon Ranges – not a stuffy, traditional wine course but a cultural retreat with iconic and new wave winemakers, local produce, and benchmarking our local wines with ‘Old World’ European wines. Hosted at the beautiful Lancemore Spring Hill Estate in Lancefield with presenters Caz Bailey & Kim Pearce. Special guests include Michael Dhillon (Bindi Winegrowers), Ben Rankin (Wilimee & Mount Monument), Patrick Walsh (Cellarhand), and Renata Morello (Lyons Will). Caz and Kim have developed a wine retreat combining the best parts of a wine industry trip without the pretension. They have created guided tastings and course notes, wine games and discussions, local produce-focused menus, and made time to relax in a luxe setting to immerse their guests within the Macedon Ranges. They want guests to come away with likeminded wine-and-foodie folks, learn with lots of practical insights, with no wrong questions, and plenty of fun. The weekend includes:
  • Tasting more than 20 wines (valued at $3,000+)
  • Learn about Macedon Ranges and compare European Chardonnay, Pinot Noir & Champagne,
  • Lively wine panel discussion with special guest winemakers,
  • 5-course tasting menu dinner with local winemakers and importer, and
  • Barrel tasting at a local, new wave winery.
The experience features Macedon Ranges top wines – Bindi Winegrowers, Curly Flat, Granite Hills, Wilimee, Shadowfax, Mt Towrong, Mitchell Harris, Macedon Ridge, and Lyons Will – compared to ‘Old World’ European Domaine Leroy, Bernhard Huber, Taupenot-Merme, Heymann-Löwenstein, Jacques Prieur, Champagne Lacourte-Godbillon, Bollinger, and more to be confirmed soon. Investment: $2,175 per person. Early bird pricing until 30th June 2021 – $1,975 per person. Strictly limited to 30 people. More information and to book
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