Echuca Historical Society

Victoria, Australia

 
Old Police Station 1 Dickson Street Echuca, Victoria 3564 (03)54801325 Email: eh.soc@bigpond.com
 

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About Us
  Echuca Historical Society Museum & Research Centre

is an Accredited Museum with Museums Australia (Vic)

Alexander Arbuthnot sinking

 

Echuca Historical Society located in the 'National Trust' building of the '1969 Echuca Police Station and Cell complex' has been in operation since 1960, collecting and preserving the history of the town and area.
 
It is a local history museum, with a strong focus on recording the early settlement along the Murray River, and has an extensive collection of photos and archives including the Riverine Herald since 1864 and Council Rate Books since 1863 on microfilm which can be called upon when required.
 
Our museum is operated by volunteers and is open 11am till 3pm, 7 days per week, with special attention given to visiting schools, groups and social clubs.  Should you need assistance (ie wheelchair or such) please let us know prior. You can drive into our yard and be amongst the exhibits immediately.
 
Members are daily working with the collection and conservation of historical items, and the furthering of the knowledge of our history and heritage within the community.
 
Several of our members are very experienced researchers, addressing enquiries for research from the general public, developers, state & local Government departments.
 
Awards:
2014 Certificate of Accreditation - Museums Australia (Vic)
2014 Australia Day Award - Arts Group of the Year Echuca & District - award
 
Services Available:
(Where applicable a fee for cost recovery expenses applies.)
 

Advisory service for all media genre, authors & students requiring historical facts and figures.

Research services for family & local history

Provide details of notable buildings in Echuca & District

Provide Guest Speakers for clubs and organizations

 
Advance notice required to:
 
* Provide Guides for Walking Tours
* Provide Guide for Tourist Coaches
* Guided Tour of Museum  click here
 
 
COACH TOUR ECHUCA HERITAGE PRECINCT (1 HOUR)
Contact Tour Guide – Gwen Potter on 0456223184
 
Historic Town Walk (1 hour)
minimum 4 persons are required for the tour to go ahead
 
Click Here for details
 
 

Adult $12.00 pp
Students 10 years+/Concession $10.00 pp
Groups 10+ $10.00 pp
Family $30.00

Bookings Essential by 4.30pm the day prior
Tour leaves from Echuca Historical Museum

 

For bookings and further information:
Tour Guide – Gwen Potter on 0456223184 to arrange a suitable time (CASH ONLY)

 
 
WALKING TOURS FOR STUDENTS - see School Projects Page.
 
     
     
     
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