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Amongst Barberton's bustling streets, slotted between people’s homes and hiding in plain view are relics of the past.

Remnants of when Barberton was more than just another ‘Gold Rush’ town, lasting reminders that Barberton was the Gold Rush Boom Town! How do you find these? Simple, the Barberton Heritage Walk will take you on a 24 stop trail through all of the Towns best historical attractions.

From the first tin houses brought over from England that are now museums celebrating the past to the countries second ever Stock Exchange, the first was here too but it burnt down!

The Walk is free to do and a map can be collected from the Barberton Information Centre on Crown Street.

To get the best out of Barberton book a guided tour where you will get all the history and also tales of the colourful characters that made Barberton home.