The Heights

This pre-fabricated timber mansion was imported from Germany and erected in 1855 for Charles Ibbotson, a partner of Frederick Dalgety.

Ballam Park Homestead

Built around 1855, the Victorian style double-storey building farmhouse is set in a spacious garden setting. It is furnished as a farmhouse of the 1875-1880 period, and is fully restored after an arson attack in 1994.

Rippon Lea Estate

Rippon Lea is the last of Australia's great privately owned 19th century suburban estates to survive largely intact. Commissioned by Frederick Sargood in 1868, the house, designed by Joseph Reed is in the Lombardic Romanesque style.

Monash University School of Political and Social Inquiry Museum

The museum holds an anthropology collection within the school of Political and Social Inquiry at Monash University.

Firelight Museum

The Firelight Museum is located 10 minutes (9km) North from Leongatha. The Tudor style building also features other changing displays.

Benalla Costume and Pioneer Museum

This museum was founded in 1967 by the Benalla and District Historical Society and is now an Accredited Museum under the Museum Accreditation Program. It began in the former Mechanics Institute (1869) which, since 1988, has been extended a number of times.Approximately 2500 items.

Ararat Gallery

Ararat Gallery houses a permanent collection of contemporary textiles and fibre art. The gallery also maintains two sub-collections - The Art of the Japanese Package and the Lady Barbara Grimwade Costume Collection.

Raverty's Motor Museum

A large collection of vehicles from 1900 to models of the 1950s and 1960s, together with a collection of memorabilia, are displayed in a large galvanised iron building designed to look like an old time garage.

The Tramway Museum Society of Victoria Incorporated

The Society presents a collection which illustrates the development of the railed transport of Melbourne's streets from Melbourne's cable trams through to the latest "W" class trams.

Charlie's Arthurs Seat Auto Museum

A 1940s style garage housing a unique collection of 50 motor vehicles.

El Dorado Museum

Housed in the Old School Building (c1870), the El Dorado Museum includes a collection of domestic items, mining relics, memorabilia, farming machinery and tools of trade. Photographs show the development of mining in the area.

Hastings-Western Port Historical Society Museum

The Museum complex consists of the General Museum, the Fishing Industry Museum, the 40 pounder Rifled Breech Loading Armstrong Gun fully restored in the Armstrong Gun section, a Pioneer's Cottage (c1900), with Remembrance Garden of Peace in its grounds and Cottage Garden surrounds, including Heri

Beechworth Historic Court House

Built in 1858 of local honey coloured granite, the Beechworth Courthouse was converted to a museum in 1991. The original furniture and fittings are complemented by information on the history of the courthouse and displays on the police, judiciary and bushrangers.Approximately 200 items

Grainger Museum

Percy Aldridge Grainger was an internationally renowned Australian concert pianist and composer.

Hamilton Art Gallery

The Gallery holds a collection of European and Australian paintings, prints and decorative arts from the 1700s, ethnographic material, antiquities and oriental decorative arts.