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Echuca Historical Society Museum and Archive

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  • Echuca Historical Society Museum & Archive
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Echuca Historical Society Museum and Archive has an extensive historical collection that dates back to 1867. This is housed in the National Trust listed former Police Station and Cell complex in Echuca, Victoria.

Echuca Historical Society Museum and Archive has an extensive historical collection that dates back to 1867. This is housed in the National Trust listed former Police Station and Cell complex in Echuca, Victoria.

You can see items from the river boat days, settlement of the area, items relating to the coming of rail, logging the forests and much more. The museum contains information and photos relating to the pioneer residents and old buildings in the town, much of which dates from the earlier portion of the above era and portrays the lifestyle of Echuca's early residents.

Groups and students are welcome and a guide to the collection is available by appointment.
Several of the members are very experienced researchers, addressing enquiries for research from the general public, and indexing local newspapers from 1850 on a day to day basis.

Research fee is $30 for first inquiry, $30 per hour thereafter.

The museum regularly updates its Exhibition Gallery of photographs - short term exhibitions

Coach and walking tour guide available by arrangement .

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Cost

Adult
Groups of 10 or more $4 per person.

Valid from - Valid to
01/02/16 - 31/01/17

Entry cost ($): $5.00

Child

Entry cost ($): $2.00

Facilities

  • Non smoking establishment
  • Public toilet

Activities

  • Self guided

Opening hours

Daily
11:00am-3:00pm

Memberships

  • Museums Australia
  • National Trust
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
  • Visitor Information Centre

Accessibility

Disabled access available, contact operator for details

Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance

Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times

Suitable for guests with a hearing impairment, from mild hearing loss to profoundly deaf