Tours Beechworth Historic Precinct

Tours & Public Programs


Beechworth’s Historic Precinct offers two informative and entertaining 45 minute guided walking tours every day - suitable for a wide range of ages and abilities and perfect for both individuals and groups.

Led by expert tour guides through the picturesque streets of this perfectly preserved Gold Era town, the Gold Rush and Ned Kelly Tours are a lively and enjoyable way to learn about Beechworth’s rich and colourful past.

Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 concession and $18 family (up to 2 adults and 3 children). Tickets are available on the day at the Beechworth Visitor Information Centre or Burke Museum.

The Gold Rush Tour

10:15am daily, 45 minutes

Departs from the Beechworth Historic Courthouse

Tells the story of the 1850s Gold Rush in Beechworth - once the richest alluvial goldfields in Victoria. Participants will learn the stories behind significant historic buildings, people and events that helped shape Beechworth, visiting many of the buildings associated with governance on the goldfields.

Please note that dogs are not permitted on this walking tour. Assistance dogs are welcome.


The Ned Kelly Tour

1:15pm daily, 45 minutes

Departs outside the Beechworth Visitor Information Centre

Participants will see many of the buildings associated with the Kelly legend and hear stories behind the events which eventually brought the Kelly era to an end.

Please note that dogs are not permitted on this walking tour. Assistance dogs are welcome.


Gold tour Beechworth main street


More Precinct Buildings

The Beechworth Historic Precinct also includes the Chinese Protector’s Office, Telegraph Station, the Gold Warden’s Office, Police Stables, Police Lockup, Police Reserve, Burke Museum and The Beechworth Town Hall.


Group Programs

We have a range of exciting interactive or self-guided programs for groups big and small.

Interactive programs are led by a knowledgeable and engaging tour guide.

The Beechworth Historic Precinct's collection and buildings provide a unique setting for a fun and stimulating day out for your group to enjoy.

We look forward to welcoming your group to our beautiful town.


For further information and to book, contact our Group Bookings Officers on:

T: 03 5728 8067 

E: [email protected]