Explore Echuca’s History

Explore Echuca’s colourful history at one or all of these locations.

Echuca Museum

Echuca Historical Society Museum operates from the National Trust and Heritage Listed ‘1869 Echuca Police Station and Lock up complex’ located in the Historic Port Precinct at 1 Dickson Street, Echuca.

It is a local history museum, with a strong focus on recording the early settlement along the Murray River. The museum is managed and operated by volunteers and is open 10am until 2pm, 7 days per week.

Visit Echuca Historical Society Museum

Port of Echuca Discovery Centre

The Port of Echuca is a living monument to the 1870’s when it was the third largest port in Australia, outside Sydney and Melbourne and will provide you with a glimpse of what life was really like in the late 1800’s. With the Discovery Centre, steam-powered exhibits and daily guided tours, it is an attraction not to be missed.

The world’s largest fleet of operating paddle steamers have sight-seeing trips departing daily from the Echuca Wharf.

Located at 74 Murray Esplanade, Echuca it is open every day from 9am to 5pm.

Visit The Discovery Centre

Paddlesteamer Paradise

Echuca-Moama is the Paddlesteamer capital of Australia with lots to see and do all year round. A short walk from the Settlement Motor Inn Echuca Accommodation is the Port of Echuca an authentic steam port unique to Australia and home to the largest riverboat fleet in the World.

Visit Echuca Paddlesteamers

The Great Aussie Beer Shed

One of the most interesting and unique tourist attractions in Victoria with something for everyone to enjoy. The Great Aussie Beer Shed are a family operated business and pride themselves on making your visit both memorable and enjoyable.

Visit The Great Aussie Beer Shed