National Alpine Museum of Australia

Victorian High Country


This small museum highlights the fascinating history of this area, covering Indigenous and colonial history to fashion on the slopes.


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1. Mansfield Zoo

17.63 MILES

Located 10km south of Mansfield is this surprisingly good wildlife park with lots of native fauna and some exotics, including lions, which are fed at 1…

2. Wrong Side Brewing

19.86 MILES

With a riverside taproom, a restaurant and a beer garden, Wrong Side Brewing's diverse range includes a zesty saison, a crisp pilsner and a hoppy pale ale…

3. Social Bandit Brewing Co

20.03 MILES

In a commercial estate on Mansfield's outskirts, this craft brewery is on the road to Mt Buller. Sample the numerous beers produced on-site, including…

4. Mansfield Cemetery

20.98 MILES

The three Mansfield police officers killed at Stringybark Creek by Ned Kelly and his gang in 1878 rest in Mansfield Cemetery.

5. Scarred Tree

21.33 MILES

Sacred to the Taungurung people of the alpine regions of the Victorian High Country is this Scarred Tree near the visitor centre. In past centuries it was…

6. Politini Wines

23.49 MILES

Sicilian varietals including Grecanico and Nero d’Avola grapes are Politini's point of difference, and there's an authentic Sicilian family vibe to the…

7. Howes Creek Farm

24.15 MILES

Sit under a 120-year-old oak tree and enjoy pork pies, terrines, sausages and pâté, all made on-site from Howes Creek's free-range Berkshire pigs. Local…

8. Dal Zotto Estate

24.72 MILES

Dal Zotto Estate is one of the best wineries in the area, known especially for its prosecco. It also has an excellent trattoria serving north Italian…