O'Brien's Hill

O'Brien's Hill in Grenfell is the site where gold was first discovered in Grenfell in 1866. The site is easily accessible to visitors with car parking, picnic facilities and toilets. There is remnant mining machinery on the site including a horse works, stamper, air shafts and poppet head. Extensive interpretive signage explains the gold production which took place in the late 1860's.

Nearby events

  1. Landscape Shadows - Art Exhibit

    Friday 26 April 2019 to Thursday 30 May 2019 , Grenfell

    Cathie Coleman has lived, taught and made art at her Bittern studio on the Mornington Peninsula for many years. Cathie’s work is continually evolving, her oil paintings reflect the different aspects of her life – on the farm, her local…

    26 Apr - 30 May
  2. Grenfell Rodeo

    Saturday 11 May 2019 , Grenfell

    Bromar Engineering presents the 2019 Grenfell Rodeo. A family friendly event showcasing local and out of town talent, with the main performance from 5pm. Food and bar stalls (strictly no Bring Your Own) with camping available at the…

    11 May
  3. Rotary Community Markets

    Sunday 12 May 2019 to Sunday 10 November 2019 , Grenfell

    Head to Taylor Park and enjoy a day at the markets with your family and friends! Grenfell Rotary Club holds four markets throughout the year, showcasing stalls from a range of industries from locals and non locals.…

    12 May - 10 Nov