The town was originally named after an Irish farmer, Lawrenceville in the 1800s, and was later given the name Mooi River from the Voortrekkers. The small town is well known for its farming and textiles. It forms part of the popular arts and crafts route, the Midlands Meander. There are many activities in and around the town, water sports are popular in the town, such as, boating, canoeing and tubing. The Mooi River falls are located about 25 kilometres outside of the town. Travellers can also enjoy the rich history of Mooi River by visiting the Western Agricultural College Museum, which is home to many British military artefacts or the Rhode House Museum which offers a wide variety of local historical exhibits.
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