Birchip Historical Museum

Birchip Historical Museum is located in the former courthouse and features displays with small farming artefacts, domestic and household utensils, sport, music and leisure items and war memorials. A family research service is available with and extensive range of newspaper and photo archives.

2 Cumming Ave, Birchip VIC 3483
03 5492 2691


The Birchip History Museum is situated in the old Court House, built in 1914.  This building was also the residence of the clerk of courts for several years.

The museum is open on request for individual enjoyment or group tours. Contact Elaine 5492 2691 or Dorothy  5399 0564 to organise a tour.

Things to see:

  • Late 1880's Wedding Dress
  • Early China
  • War Memorial Room
  • Collection of early newspapers
  • Sporting and Music Room
  • Small Farming Equipment
  • Early Household utensils
  • School Items
  • Clothing
  • And much more

Servics available:

  • Local History Research
  • Family Research
  • Early Local Maps
  • Local Papers 1891-2000 -indexed to 1979
  • Births, Deaths and Marriages -indexed to 1921
  • Death Index 1921-1986
  • Over 1700 Photos Catalogued
  • Many booklets available for purchase

Image gallery