Echuca Historical Society, Victoria

Identity area



Authorized form of name

Echuca Historical Society, Victoria

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

  • Echuca Historical Society Inc
  • Echuca Historical Society Museum and Archive
  • Echuca Historical Society Museum and Research Centre


  • Community

Contact area


Dot Hammond



Street address

1 Dickson Street, Echuca





Country name

Postal code



03 5480 1325



Description area


Echuca Historical Society Inc has been operating since 1960 focusing on the settlement of Echuca, Victoria and Moama, New South Wales. The society runs a museum and and has a priceless collection of the riverboat era and early life in Echuca.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Incorporated, volunteer based.

Records management and collecting policies

Collection holds early council rates, newspapers and documents.


Located in the National Trust registered Old Police Station, Echuca.


The society holds a large collection of paper based archives, photographs and objects. For further information, see

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Open daily 11am-3pm.
Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day.

Access conditions and requirements

Entry to Museum $5 adults.
Note that due to the nature of our archives, public access is not possible: that is, you can not undertake your research personally. The society undertakes research for the public for a fee. The first request costs $30; further costs will be advised/discussed. Forty-eight hours notice is preferred if you want to speak with a researcher.
Also note an embargo may apply to some sensitive records/files.


Echuca is served by regular rail/road services from capital cities. Parking is available on the street. Special disability access is available, for advice phone 0454 801 325 beforehand.

Services area

Research services

The public can not undertake research personally. The society undertakes research for the public for a fee. Generally research enquiries will be answered in approximately four weeks.

A research database listing names, places etc covered in the collection is available on the website, together with a research form and contact details, see

Reproduction services

Copying services are available.

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised 24 March 2018




Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Agriculture (Thematic area)
  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Built Environment (Thematic area)
  • Communication (Thematic area)
  • Environment (Thematic area)
  • Family / Domestic Life (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Immigration (Thematic area)
  • Industry, Manufacturing and Commerce (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Populations (Thematic area)
  • Recreation / Leisure / Sports (Thematic area)
  • Religion (Thematic area)
  • Transportation (Thematic area)
  • Travel and Exploration (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

1 Dickson Street, Echuca
Echuca, Victoria 3564