Burke Museum

Originally built as the Beechworth Athenaeum in 1857, The Robert O’Hara Burke Memorial Museum was named in honour of Robert O’Hara Burke, the famous explorer and former Beechworth Superintendent of Police, after his death at Coopers Creek in 1861 during the Burke and Wills expedition. The collection includes Burke’s own bible, inscribed revolver and saddlebags used in the ill-fated expedition.

The Museum boasts a fascinating and historically significant collection of more than 30,000 individual items, many dating back more than 150 years. The collection includes the significant R.E. Johns collection of Aboriginal weapons and tools, a large collection of 19th Century native animal and birdlife taxidermy, significant Gold Rush era artefects, and the “Street of Shops”, a unique recreation of Gold Era Beechworth.

A new section of the museum, the Ned Kelly Vault, opened in the former Sub Treasury building of the Beechworth Historic and Cultural Precinct in 2014. This collection is the most comprehensive of its type in regional Australia and includes the original death mask of Ned Kelly and numerous original items relating to the bushranger and his Gang.

  • 22 RIVERSIDE
  • A PEAR TREE LOFT
  • ABBEVILLE IN BRIGHT
  • ABENAKI
  • ABERDEEN
  • ALDERWOOD
  • ALLAMBIE COTTAGES – VILLA 1
  • ALLAMBIE COTTAGES – VILLA 2
  • ALLAMBIE COTTAGES – VILLA 3
  • ALPINE ARNICA COTTAGE 1
  • ALPINE ARNICA COTTAGE 2
  • AMAROO
  • AMBER COTTAGE
  • AMBER MIST VILLA – ONE
  • AMBER MIST VILLA – TWO
  • APEX VILLA
  • AUTUMN ABODE COTTAGES – ONE
  • AUTUMN ABODE COTTAGES – TWO
  • AUTUMN LEAF COTTAGE 1
  • AUTUMN LEAF COTTAGE 2
  • AVIGNON IN BRIGHT
  • BESSIE’S OF BRIGHT
  • BLACK MAMBA HOUSE
  • BLUE HILLS RISE
  • BRIGHT COUNTRY HOME
  • BRIGHT GYPSY
  • BRIGHT ON HIGH
  • BRIGHT VIEWS
  • BRIGHTER STAYS
  • CAMELLIA LODGE
  • CEDAR HOLIDAY UNITS – APARTMENT 1
  • CEDAR HOLIDAY UNITS – APARTMENT 2
  • CEDAR HOLIDAY UNITS – APARTMENT 3
  • CEDAR HOLIDAY UNITS – APARTMENT 4
  • CHAPTER 11 DELANY
  • CINDY’S VIEW
  • CRANMORE COTTAGE
  • CRYSTALBROOK COTTAGE
  • DECKED OUT AT BRIGHT
  • DIEUDONNE
  • FEATHERTOP RETREAT
  • GABLES
  • GENEVE
  • GLASS HOUSE
  • HARGREAVES HOUSE
  • HARRIETVILLE COTTAGE
  • HAUS ON HOUGHS
  • HIDDEN GEM
  • HIDDEN HAVEN
  • HOUGHS CABIN
  • HYGGE
  • KAIGHINS PLACE
  • KANGAROO LODGE
  • KILFINAN
  • KOOKARRUNGA
  • LEADER VIEWS
  • LUMLEY ABODE
  • MONTEREY
  • MOUNTAIN THYME
  • MOUNTBATTEN RETREAT
  • MYSTIC MOUNTAIN LODGE
  • ON THE TRAIL
  • PLATYPUS BEND
  • RUSTIC RETREAT
  • SANCTUARY 33
  • SHINE BRIGHT
  • SILVER BIRCHES HOLIDAY VILLAGE – UNIT 1
  • SILVER BIRCHES HOLIDAY VILLAGE – UNIT 10
  • SILVER BIRCHES HOLIDAY VILLAGE – UNIT 2
  • SILVER BIRCHES HOLIDAY VILLAGE – UNIT 3
  • SILVER BIRCHES HOLIDAY VILLAGE – UNIT 4
  • SILVER BIRCHES HOLIDAY VILLAGE – UNIT 5
  • SILVER BIRCHES HOLIDAY VILLAGE – UNIT 6
  • SILVER BIRCHES HOLIDAY VILLAGE – UNIT 7
  • SILVER BIRCHES HOLIDAY VILLAGE – UNIT 8
  • SILVER BIRCHES HOLIDAY VILLAGE – UNIT 9
  • SOMMER COTTAGE
  • SUNDOWN COUNTRY CLUB
  • THE BASE ONE
  • THE BASE TWO
  • THE BOAT HOUSE
  • THE GLASS PINNACLE
  • THE HOUSE AT SMOKO
  • THE ORCHARD HOUSE
  • THE OUTTA TOWNER
  • THE POACHED PEAR
  • THE STELVIO VILLAS – ONE
  • THE STELVIO VILLAS – TWO
  • TONGA PARK RETREAT
  • TOP DECK
  • TOP OF THE TOWN
  • TREE VIEW COTTAGE
  • TREQUANDA
  • VALLEY VISTA
  • VILLA NORD
  • VILLA URBANE
  • VILLE VIEWS
  • WOOD PEAK
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