Once you know where to look, Talbot will provide you with plenty of surprises. The railway station gallery offers memorabilia, artwork and an array of succulents at its adjoining nursery. The Corridor Art Gallery showcases paintings, drawing and prints by budding local artists. In the antiquarian bookstore you may find that hard to get volume. The Talbot Museum houses the Edwards collection of photographs, documents and letters, plus trade and lifestyle material from an early settler, watchmaker and jeweller, JB Edwards and his descendants.
Adjoining is the Talbot Communications Museum which is home to historic radio, phone and TV equipment.
Talbot Provedore and Eatery offer quality coffee, and beautiful meals made from local and regional produce. The local pub offers a Sunday Roast, and Amherst Winery and Romantic Vineyard are just a short drive for a tasting of locally produced wines.
Talbot is home to one of Victoria’s leading farmers markets on the third Sunday of every month, from 9.00am to 1.00pm. On market day over 100 stallholders set up in Talbot’s historic precinct, along Scandinavian Crescent and surrounding streets. On offer is farm fresh organic fruit and vegetables, honey, wine, pasta, puddings, olives, organic meat, continental cakes, local flaxseed oil, homemade cheeses, live produce, plants and more.
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