Historic Buildings & Places in Beechworth

Beechworth Post Office

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

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.

Powder Magazine

Powder Magazine

Built in 1859 to store dangerous blasting powder to mine the quartz, the magazine was faithfully restored in 1966.

Historic Ford Street

Historic Ford Street

Excellent examples of gold rush buildings in this 19th century street include hotels and old banks.

Town Hall

Town Hall

Construction of Council offices finished in 1858 with the rear hall shortly afterwards. Front offices were re-built in 1888.

Beechworth Court House

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

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.

Burke Musuem

Burke Musuem

Experience one of regional Victoria's undiscovered treasures, acknowledged as one of the best regional museums in Victoria.

Beechworth Cemetery

Beechworth Cemetery

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

Miner's Hut - Camp Street

Built by the National Trust, this traditional slab hut of the gold days is now a private residence.

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