Rutherglen is one of Victoria’s best preserved gold rush town, and there is no better way to see it than up close and personal with the Rutherglen Heritage Walk. This gentle 90 minute ambles guides you through the historic streetscapes of Rutherglen and gives insight to the beginnings of a gold rush town.
View ornate period buildings, significant historical markers and read about many of the characters that helped to shape Rutherglen’s earliest years. Find the answers to interesting questions such as where did Rutherglen get its name from, and why exactly was the mortuary attached to a prominent local pub?
Collect your Rutherglen Heritage Walk booklet from the Rutherglen Wine Experience & Visitor Information Centre for just $2 and start your journey today!
Guided Heritage Walk
Join one of our local Rutherglen Historical members for a guided walk on Saturday mornings, meeting at the Rutherglen Wine Experience at 10am for a 10.15am start. Hear stories of what it was like in the earlier days from people who are passionate about Rutherglen history.
Bookings essential on 02 6033 6306 by 4.30pm the day before.
Adults $10pp Children $5pp
*if the weather is going to be forecast 38 degrees or hotter, the tour will be cancelled and all pre-paid monies will be refunded.