Projects For Schools 

What we provide

Guided Tour of Museum "Life When Grandma was a Child"

Download the tour program PDF fileMap of Museum


  • Tour suitable for Years 1-4 and takes approximately 20 minutes
  • Choice of self guided and volunteer guided tours available
  • If you require a guide please let us know when booking

Teacher Resources

(All activity & answer pages are welcome to be copied by teachers for use in class projects)

Self Guided Tour

See printed information this tour

Archival Information

Our extensive collection of Local History information is available to teachers and students by request - View List

For access please contact us on 03 54801325 or email - attention school resources

Suggested activities

Art / Coloring In

Prep - Yr 1

Years 1-2

Years 3- 4

Year 9

The role of individuals in founding towns:

  • a study of Hopwood and Echuca for Year 9 students.
  • Aspects of this may also be relevant for Primary Level 5.
  • See article:
    Author: Millar, Diana
    Source: Agora, Vol. 48, No. 2, Apr 2013: 62-67
    Document Type: Journal Article
    ISSN: 0044-6726


Walking tours for students in Echuca's heritage precinct

  • Join us walking in the footsteps of ex-convict and town founder Henry Hopwood!
  • Stand on the very sites where it all began, as we bring 19th century colonial Echuca to colourful life!
  • Tour commentaries customised to your class study themes where possible

Dates to suit you - contact us now!

Tour Guide: Gwen Potter 


Mobile: 0456 223 184

My School would like to visit

Please contact us for further information or complete and send us the School visit form to book your visit.

  • Entry for Children is only $2 per person, with teachers and support staff free.
  • Call us on 0354801325 between 10am and 2pm or email

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Old Police Station 
1 Dickson Street Echuca, Victoria 3564 
Ph: (03)54801325 
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