Beechworth Post Office - Ford St
Completed in 1870 at a cost of 3,700 pounds the building replaced a former Post Office destroyed by a major town fire in 1867.
Methodist Church, est 1852
Presbyterian Church, est 1856
Anglican - Christ Church, est 1859
Baptist Church, est 1865
Roman Catholic, est 1868
Salvation Army, est 1885
HM Prison Beechworth - Sydney Rd
The Sydney Road site ceased operation as a functioning prison in 2004. The prison now operates at a new site in Malakoff Road. The Sydney Road structure was built in 1859 and completed in 1864 at a cost of 47,000 pounds. This magnificent site has been sold to a developer who is yet to release any information on their plans.
Miner’s Hut - Camp St
Built by the National Trust, this traditional slab hut of the gold days is now a private residence.
Powder Magazine - Camp St
Built in 1859 to store dangerous blasting powder to mine the quartz, the magazine was faithfully restored in 1966.
Historic Ford Street
Excellent examples of gold rush buildings in this 19th century street include hotels and old banks.
Town Hall & Shire Offices - Ford St
Construction of Council offices finished in 1858 with the rear hall shortly afterwards. Front offices were re-built in 1888.
Beechworth Court House - Ford St
House Built in 1853 at a cost of 3,730 pounds, this court house saw many historic trials including those of Ned Kelly and mother Ellen.
Carriage Museum - Last St
This National Trust project is a fascinating collection of horse-drawn vehicles of the 19th & 20th century. Housed in one of Beechworth’s operational breweries.
Ovens District Hospital Facade - Church St
Possibly the most photographed landmark in Beechworth. This stark facade keeps a silent, sorrowful vigil over the now empty site of Beechworth’s first hospital built in 1857 at a cost of 2,347 Pounds. Sadly, most of the hospital was demolished in 1940 for salvageable materials during the second World War. All that remains today is the granite facade and remnants of the once extensive and grand gardens including magnificent specimens of Bunya Pine and Californian Redwood.
Burke Musuem - Loch St
Experience one of regional Victoria's undiscovered treasures, acknowledged as one of the best regional museums in Victoria. Visit their web site at www.beechworth.com/burkemus/ for more information.
Beechworth Cemetery - Balaclava Rd
The cemetery provides a fascinating insight into the people that helped to create Beechworth. Used for special ceremonies, The Chinese Burning Towers are particularly interesting. Located in the original Beechworth Cemetery to the left of the main gates. The Beechworth Cemetery was established in 1856 and highlights the graves of many Beechworth's pioneers. You can collect a self-guided brochure at the cemetery and inspect the graves by following a marked route, commencing at the main gate. Persons wishing to obtain details of specific persons who may be buried in the Beechworth Cemetery, are invited to contact one of the Trustees, phone 03 5728 2454 or emai.