Historic Buildings & Places in Beechworth
Beechworth Post Office
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.
HM Prison Beechworth - The Old Goal
The Sydney Road structure was built in 1859 and completed in 1864 at a cost of 47,000 pounds. The Sydney Road site ceased operation as a functioning prison in 2004.
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
Construction of Council offices finished in 1858 with the rear hall shortly afterwards. Front offices were re-built in 1888.
Beechworth Court House
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.
Ovens District Hospital Facade
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.
Experience one of regional Victoria's undiscovered treasures, acknowledged as one of the best regional museums in Victoria.
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.
Miner's Hut - Camp Street
Built by the National Trust, this traditional slab hut of the gold days is now a private residence.
Carriage Museum - Last Street
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.