Old Gippstown – Gippsland Heritage Park
Experience Gippsland in the 1850s and walk the streets of Old Gippstown. See the classic vehicles and learn about the early European settlement of Victoria. Browse through the main street shops and soak up the atmosphere of Gippsland’s past. Visit the twenty-seven original relocated buildings and their collections such as pioneer Angus McMillan’s “Bushy Park” homestead and “Rhoden’s Halfway House” one of the few remaining Cobb & Co. Inns in existence. Displays in the locations are of their era, with a wide range of antique furniture and artefacts.
Throughout the year Old Gippstown hosts many family fun days and themed events including Fairies in the Park, Pirates in the Park, Teddy Bears Picnic, Halloween Spooktacular, car shows and more.
Dogs are welcome in the park with the usual rules of ‘on a lead and clean up after your pet’.
Ample parking for cars, buses and trucks.
Cafe open Wednesday to Sunday 8am – 4pm, offering coffee, cakes, all day breakfast, lunches and hot meals.
The Old Gippstown website incorporates a tour of the heritage buildings and collections via a park map linking locations with the relevant buildings, providing images and information on each. This website shows Gippsland’s diverse history through historical facts linked to the provenance of the heritage buildings and collections and will enhance your visit to Old Gippstown. Visit https://buildingsofoldgippstown.com.au