Arts, culture, history and heritage in Nimmitabel
Nimmitabel is a small township on the edge of the Snowy region. The rolling plains are amidst a rich, fertile agricultural zone. The Court House and Lock-Up Museum, that chronicles the history of the town.
Nimmitabel is a charming town set on the Monaro Plains in the Snowy Mountains, 40 km south-east of Cooma. Among Cooma's historic treasures is Lambie Street which has 11 buildings with National Trust classification. Be sure to check out Cooma Court House, the Post Office, historic gaol and Cooma Hotel; the Nimmitabel Heritage Centre is the former home of German pioneer, John Geldmacher. The 1860s-era Old Flour Mill, St Andrew's Catholic Church and Public School built in 1882 are other heritage highlights.
There are plenty of things to do around Nimmitabel beyond walking the local heritage trail. The town is surrounded by national parks - Kosciuszko, Deua and Wadbilliga - with snowfields, fishing, farm stays, horse riding, 4WD, hiking, mountain biking, bird watching and wild life sanctuaries to explore. You'll find 4WD Tours along tracks such as the Old Postmans Track, Fastigata to Brown Mountain, and Cooma via Kybeyan.
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Lake Williams at dusk.
Buckley's Shack on Springfield Road, Nimmitabel.
Old Flour Mill in Nimmitabel. Image Comma Visitors Centre