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Art & culture

Home to countless artists, poets, writers and craftspeople, the vast and diverse Murray region has inspired and challenged creative people for millennia. From early works by Indigenous artists to 20th century Australian masters, the rich history and vibrant culture of the region is brought to life at galleries, artist studios and local museums up and down the river.

Nolan to Degas

Make time to visit the impressive regional galleries in Mildura, Swan Hill, Albury and Shepparton. See famous Australian paintings by Sir Sidney Nolan, Frederick McCubbin and Sir Russell Drysdale, as well as renowned works by local artists. Check out the extensive collection of
naïve art on display at the Swan Hill Regional Gallery and see Edgar Degas' Woman Bathing in the Mildura Gallery collection.

A different time

Local museums offer an insight into the history of the area, from ancient Aboriginal heritage to the glory days of the Murray River paddle steamer days. Explore the ancient stories of the Aboriginal people, delve into the history of the early settlers, or learn about life in a bustling paddle steamer port.

Cultural icons

Get an eyeful of icons in Echuca, home to Australia's first and only musuem dedicated to beer cans and brewery related memorabilia, as well as the totally true blue National Holden Museum.

Highlights

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Art galleries

Shepparton Art Museum (SAM)

See one of Australia's most important collections of historical and contemporary ceramics, along with a significant selection of Australian art.

Museums

Corowa Federation Museum

Step back in time and discover Corowas history and its role in the birth of Federation Australia by visiting the Corowa Federation Museum. Museum...

Art galleries

Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery

Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery is well recognised as having one of Australia's most comprehensive collections of native art. Along with a growing...

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Jindera Pioneer Museum

The Jindera Pioneer Museum is contained within a remarkable old store and home that belonged to the pioneering Wagner family. The 'store' is stocked...

Art galleries

MAMA

Reopened in October 2015, MAMA - Murray Art Museum Albury re-imagines what a gallery can be. More than a showcase for art, MAMA is an...

Art galleries

GIGS Art Gallery & Studios

The GIGS Art Gallery and Studios officially opened in March 2010 and is run by the voluntary not for profit organisation, Arts Wodonga. High quality...

Museums

Murchison Museum

The Murchison Museum showcases the varied local history of Murchison and District. Murchison is the oldest European settlement on the lower Goulburn...

Art galleries

Art Space

The Corowa Art Space Collection showcases the prize winners in all sections of the annual Corowa Federation Art Show that have been acquired by the...

Museums

Wodonga Library

Wodonga Library is a public library serving the greater Wodonga area, providing for the community's educational, cultural, recreational and...

Museums

Corowa Federation Museum

Step back in time and discover Corowas history and its role in the birth of Federation Australia by visiting the Corowa Federation Museum. Museum...

Museums

Station House Museum Culcairn

Station House - home to seventeen Stationmasters and their families from 1883 to 1979 - is a tangible reminder of the great railway expansion of the...

Heritage buildings

Old Wentworth Gaol

The Old Wentworth Gaol offers a self-guided tour that gives you a chance to inspect the inside of a fascinating historical landmark, designed to...

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Peppin Heritage Centre George Street Deniliquin

Peppin Heritage Centre is located in the old Deniliquin Public School and features an excellent display depicting the struggles and triumphs of...

Museums

Tocumwal Historic Aerodrome Museum

The Tocumwal Historic Aerodrome Museum documents the history of and the importance of Mcintyre Airfield in Tocumwal, and also post war operations...

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Man From Snowy River Museum Corryong

The Man From Snowy River Museum is a volunteer run community museum located in the beautiful Upper Murray region of North East Victoria. The...

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Things to do

History and heritage

Board a paddle steamer, explore pioneer homesteads, and learn about indigenous tribes who have lived in the area for over 40,000 years.

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Aboriginal Victoria

Find sites of significance along the Murray River and visit Mungo National Park, home of Mungo Man and Woman whose remains date back 42,000 years.

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Tours

Tour the Murray River and discover lush farmland and desert landscapes, red gums, historic paddle steamers, and sample local food and wine.

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Nature and wildlife

Venture into the diverse terrain of the Murray region – farmland, red gum forests, wetlands and even desert – and cross paths with the local fauna.