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Galleries & Museums

Along the Murray, you can peer into the past at the many specialist museums that operate in large towns and small villages. The passion is palpable as enthusiasts and experts share their unique collections.

Local and nationally renowned artists are well represented too, with galleries showcasing visual arts from the past and the present.

Must Experience

  • Visit beautifully preserved Rio Vista and follow the Chaffey Trail in Mildura.
  • Relive those romantic All the Rivers Run days on an authentic steam-driven paddle boat at Echuca’s Heritage Port Precinct.
  • Step back in time at Swan Hill’s Pioneer Settlement, a faithful recreation of a 19th century port town.
  • Discover ancient Aboriginal history with an indigenous guide at Mungo National Park.

Hidden Gems

  • Learn about Corowa’s contribution to Federation at the Federation Museum.
  • Visit the historic station homestead and woolshed at Yanga National Park.
  • Experience a preserved 19th century homestead (and working brewery) at Byramine Homestead and Brewery, built by explorer Hamilton Hume in 1842.
  • Discover the region’s fascinating history at Nathalia’s Barmah Forest Heritage and Education Centre.