Photo of Poppet-head, steps leading to Stamper

Poppet-head, with steps leading to Stamper

Bookings are essential for all education programs – it is recommend that you book in advance.

To initiate a booking, please contact Council’s Museum and Heritage Coordinator on

0448128170 or Email or


Video resources

History and overview of the Gold Trails:

History and heritage breakout:

Bushranger breakout:

Chinese breakout:

Gold Discovery

The Lucknow goldfield was discovered in 1851. The Wentworth Main Mine is located on the eastern side of Lucknow village. Visit this historic minng site, take a walking tour around the site and see the relics of past mining heritage and continue with tour of Lucknow historic village.