Many of Grafton's buildings have been classified by the National Trust, including the Christ Church Cathedral, the infamous Grafton Gaol, and some fine historic homes.
Schaeffer House Museum exhibits the treasures of the Clarence River Historical Society in a glorious century-old homestead and the gracious Prentice House, built in 1880, is now the Regional Art Gallery.
Alumny Creek School Museum set in magnificent grounds has a beautifully restored school that recreates a slice of 19th century life.
Visit our heritage trail section for information on the Grafton Heritage Trail and download the brochure to explore the rich history of this river city.
Grafton hosts a range of festivals throughout the year. The Jacaranda Festival, Australia's longest running floral festival, is held in October when the streets are lined with vibrant purple blooms.
Grafton has something for everyone, and annual events include the Bridge to Bridge Ski Race, the Weekend of Trucking and Artsfest, a highly acclaimed series of workshops, concerts and exhibitions.
Check out the events section of our website to get information on the major events occurring in Grafton and the Clarence Valley or download our 12-month Calendar of Events.
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