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History & heritage

The past is always present in Victoria. Nearly everywhere you look, you'll discover evidence of the state's proud and fascinating history, from elegant Victorian-era buildings and Murray River paddle steamers to maritime museums and steam trains.

Discover beautifully preserved goldmining towns, bushrangers lairs, and ancient burial sites testifying to the long history of Aboriginal occupation. Explore the wealth of history and heritage in each of Victoria's regions.

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Museums

Public Record Office Victoria

Public Record Office Victoria holds a vast array of records created by Victorian Government departments and authorities including the State's courts,...

Museums

National Sports Museum

Become part of Australia's sporting history through sporting artifacts and multimedia displays at the home of Australian sport, the MCG.

Heritage buildings

The Scots' Church

Look up to admire the 120-foot spire and impressive stonework of this decorated Gothic church built by David Mitchell, father of Dame Nellie Melba.

History & heritage

Craig’s Hut

Share in Australian film history and experience celluloid-worthy views at the iconic hut built for The Man from Snowy River, high atop Mount Stirling.

Museums

Sale Historical Museum

The Sale Historical Museum housed in a stylish colonial building originally designed as the administrative headquarters of the Borough of Sale. It...

History & heritage

Avenel Cemetery

Steeped in history, visit the many graves scattered around the Avenel Cemetery. Of important note here is the grave of John 'Red' Kelly, the father...

Heritage buildings

Woods Point Petrol Station

This renowned little fuel stop harks back to Woods Point’s hey-day. The tiny, original timber building was once a functioning petrol station and bore...

Architecture & design

Villa Alba Museum

Villa Alba Museum is an 1880 Italianate mansion in Kew adjacent to Studley Park. It is lavishly decorated with painted ceilings and walls with trompe...

National parks & reserves

Walhalla Historic Area

Walhalla, a rich gold producer for 50 years, is a remote and picturesque mountain township. It is hard to imagine a more difficult site for a town...

History & heritage

Daylesford Spa Country Railway

Ride a train straight out of the good old days at Daylesford Spa Country Railway, when life was simpler and train services were an essential part of...

Museums

Yarram Historical Society

The Yarram and District Historical Society has a long and distinguished history. First formed in May 1911, it was the first sub-history centre of The...

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Old Melbourne Gaol

Sentence yourself to a day of fun or a spooky night at Victoria's oldest prison, which housed tough criminals and the infamous bushranger, Ned Kelly.

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