There Is A Lot To See 

You will see photographs of early river crossings, paddlesteamers and early transport including teamsters, railway etc. along with early settlers from the area.
Information and photos of floods and other interesting events.
Documents relating to early land sales, river boats, hotels and people.
Collection of c1900 wedding costumes.
Our outdoor area has stationary engines, horse drawn transport equipment and other items relating to forestry, farming and life on the land.
Many other items of interest for young and old... remember when grandma used this item.

Group bookings welcome.

Admittance
Adult $6.00 per person
Adult (Groups of 10+) $5.00 per person - provided payment is made prior or in bulk on arrival, otherwise $5pp will be charged.
Children $2.00

Events
- at the Museum
(Can be viewed as you go through the museum - no extra cost.)

NEW EXHIBITION "The Written Word Always Tells A Story"

OPENS 6 MARCH 20

Our history in the written ord – read all about it

at
Echuca Historical Society, 1 Dickson Street, Echuca
Daily 10am until 2.pm.
This exhibition that takes a look at some of the museum’s vast collection of letters, books and documents that give an insight to the lives of the early settlers to the region.
From land documents, court records, shopping lists and personal letters. 
The written word always tells a story, it records history, it records progress and it records the individual lives of us all.  
Groups Welcome by appointment 
P: 0354801325
E: eh.soc@bigpond.com
 


Projects 

INDEXING OF RIVERINE HERALD NEWSPAPER

is continuing with 1863 - 1900 now in the database.

As Trove now has the Riverine Herald online till 1954 we have now indexed from there to 1961 and working forwards.

We also have uploaded to Trove 1998, 1999, 2000 thanks to NLA and PROV and expect 2001, 2002 to be uploaded to TROVE early 2020.

If you would like to join the indexing team please contact Dot on 0408 505 662

 

Thinking of Volunteering ? Are you interested in history ?

We would love to talk to you... there may be lots to do or not much depending on what your interests are. Training available.

Call Dot to arrange a time to discuss this on 0408 505 662

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