We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Beechworth Historic Courthouse

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 94 Ford St, Beechworth, Victoria 3747, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 5728 8066
Website
Today
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 192 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 107
    Excellent
  • 73
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Just like stepping back in time

The grandeur of this historical building is stunning. It is exactly how it was a hundred years ago. It was great to be able to sit it the judges chair or stand in the dock where... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Christine F
,
Strathalbyn, Australia
Add Photo Write a Review

192 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 188: English reviews
Strathalbyn, Australia
Level Contributor
44 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The grandeur of this historical building is stunning. It is exactly how it was a hundred years ago. It was great to be able to sit it the judges chair or stand in the dock where Ned Kelly would have once stood. Definitely get yourself a gold pass when visiting Beechworth.

Helpful?
Thank Christine F
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit the information centre in the main street to get tickets to all the historic sites ( except the gaol). Walking tours of the town and of the history of the Kelly gang are held twice per day. These are conducted by passionate historians in character and are highly recommended. The whole main street is authentic with buildings such as... More 

Helpful?
Thank Diana F
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the visit. Warm welcome, very interesting displays and a real insight to justice in the 1800's. Would definitely recommend, especially if you buy your ticket as part of the Golden Ticket offerred by the Visitor Information service.

Helpful?
Thank Julie A
melbourne
Level Contributor
35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had no plans when we visited Beechworth, so popped into the visitor centre and bought a ticket to see the courthouse. We are not huge history buffs, but this really was an amazing and interesting experience and worth a visit. It is so well preserved and tells the stories of the criminals of the 1800's and Ned Kelly.

Helpful?
Thank SGWat
Level Contributor
34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have attended as a parent helper for my daughters grade 5/6 excursion to Beechworth, this wonderful Interactive re-enactment of the Ned Kelly Trial was fantastically done, the Narrator/ guide/ Education officer Keith Warren was brilliant with his knowledge & his genuine passion for the subject, well worth the trip to beechworth (other reviews to follow)

Helpful?
1 Thank Gaza74
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

There so much to see in Beechworth that if time is short you have to pick and choose, but the Courthouse and associated historic buildings should be a must see. The courthouse itself has mock recordings of trial proceedings from the Ned Kelly days and many of the explanatory boards will make you wonder if justice, as it was dispensed... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Simon K
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

The re-enactment of the Kelly trial conducted by Michael (Kelly look alike) was a fabulous experience and gave a whole new understanding of the Kelly story. Everyone who took part in this 'trial' performed magnificently. It was so realistic 'Ned' thought that he might be on his way to Melbourne Jail and neck stretching exercises! This experience was facilitated by... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank mikey2533
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We found the tour of the Court House very informative. The displays are just excellent and the staff very helpful and knowledgeable. It is well worthwhile purchasing a Beechworth Historic Precinct Golden Ticket from the Information Centre and taking part in one of the excellent historical tours, especially the Ned Kelly Tour.

Helpful?
2 Thank Macbob99
Koo-Wee-Rup, Australia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Very informative and friendly staff, Great History ,Well worth the money do the whole Ned kelly trail and purchase a golden ticket from the information centre ,well done

Helpful?
2 Thank jokesi
Ballarat, Australia
Level Contributor
14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Great condition, lots to read and see, cheap $9 for courthouse and mueum . In centre for town , across from travelers information ,friendly help dressed in costume

Helpful?
1 Thank jenny1967255346

Travelers who viewed Beechworth Historic Courthouse also viewed

 
Beechworth, Victoria
 

Been to Beechworth Historic Courthouse? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Beechworth Historic Courthouse staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?