Powder Magazine


The Beechworth Powder Magazine is a short drive from the Historic Precinct, in the Beechworth Historic Park.


Built in 1859 at a cost of £1,500.00, the Powder Magazine stored black-powder used for blasting on the goldfields. The unique design of the building ensured that any explosion would be minimised by the building’s structure.

The story of the Powder Magazine is now told in a Sound and Light experience.

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Access to the grounds via swipe card is free between 10am and 3pm, 7 days.   Swipe cards are available from the Beechworth Visitor Information Centre, Burke Museum or Historic Courthouse. 


B U R K E   M U S E U M
Loch Street Beechworth 3747
Phone 03 5728 8067 | email burke_museum@indigoshire.vic.gov.au
Open 10am-5pm (last entry 4.30pm) daily except Christmas Day