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Echuca Historical Society Museum and Archive

03 54 801 325

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 .

Content: Echuca Historical Society Inc

Price & booking


Type Entry cost
Groups of 10 or more $4 per person.

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  • Non smoking establishment
  • Public toilet
  • Self guided
Opening hours:
  • Daily
    11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Museums Australia
  • National Trust
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
  • Visitor Information Centre

  • 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