Art, Culture & Museums
Staying at the Border Gateway Motel puts you in easy reach of the art, culture and Museums that the area has to offer. To the visitor or traveller who has the luxury to be able to take some time out and relax. Why not break your journey and enjoy the local attractions.
The Sculpture on the causeway from Albury to Wodonga.
Further information about the area can be found on the following websites:
The below attractions feature a selection of what the region has to offer.
Army Museum Bandiana
The Bandiana Army Museum, located just outside Wodonga, is among Australia's best army museums. The 5,000 square meter museum showcases over 150 army vehicles, dozens of field guns, weapons, uniforms, medals and items dating back as far as the 18th century.
Address: Gaza Ridge Barracks, Anderson Rd, Bandiana Vic.
Ph: (02) 6055 2525.
Albury Regional Art Gallery
Albury Regional Art Gallery is a place that celebrates the diverse cultural life of the region and brings its visitors fresh and stimulating insights into contemporary art, sculpture and craft practice. With over 2000 works, valued at over $5 million, it's is one of the finest regional galleries in Australia.
Address: 546 Dean St, Albury NSW..
Website: Albury Art Gallery
Albury Library Museum
Albury's award-winning Library Museum brings together state-of-the-art technology, a focus on the city's heritage, engaging interactive exhibitions and the reading and research elements of a modern and contemporary library service.
Address: Corner of Kiewa and Swift Streets, Albury NSW.
Ph: (02) 6023 8190
Website: Albury LibraryMuseum
Arts Space Wodonga
Arts Space Wodonga is a vibrant and accessible contemporary arts venue situated in the central business district of Wodonga. It offers an electric program of unique exhibitions, intimate performances, workshops, recitals and forums; featuring local, regional and imported cultural works.
Address: Corner Lawrence & Hovell Streets, Wodonga, VIC..
Website: Arts Space Wodonga
Gateway Village, Lincoln Causeway Wodonga.
Situated on Gateway Island between Wodonga and Albury, the Gateway Village offers an amazing mix of arts, culture, dining and the nature based experiences. It includes cafes, art & craft shops, Bryne Lagoon, bike paths, the HotHouse "Butter Factory" Theatre, Creators Arts Space, and a vibrant Farmers Market every second Saturday as well as Wodonga's Visitor Information Centre.
Website: Gateway Village
Lovers of shopping are well catered for, with a large range of options including most major department stores, electrical and hardware chain stores, and many smaller boutique outlets.
A large number of pubs, licensed clubs and nightclubs are also available to enjoy.
Lake Hume/Dam wall
Lake Hume is a popular tourist attraction with things to see and do all year round. Activities include boating, fishing, sightseeing, and a rail trail. When originally completed in 1936, the impressive dam wall complete with hydro-electric power station was the biggest dam in the southern hemisphere, .
Website: Lake Hume
The Bonegilla Migrant Experience
Block 19, Bonegilla Migrant Experience is located 12 km from Wodonga. With National Heritage listing, Block 19 Bonegilla has become part of the narrative of our nation; a must-visit place on any grand tour of historic Australia. Migrant stories are told through their personal mementos, photographs and memories.
Getting There: Map to Block 19 Bonegilla
Website: The Bonegilla Migrant Experience
More Places of Interest
- Jindera Pioneer Museum
- Corowa Federation Museum
- Max's Motor Museum - Corowa
- Explore Beechworth - Gold Fields, Ned Kelly & More
- Beechworth Ghost Tours
- Chiltern Historic Village
- Yackandandah Historic Village
- Karrs Reef Goldmine - Yackandandah. Ph: (02) 6027 1757
- National Museum of Australian Pottery - Holbrook
- Big Submarine - Holbrook
- Woolpack Inn Museum - Holbrook
- Eldorado Museum - Eldorado (near Beechworth)
- Corowa Golf Club - One of many public golf clubs in the area.
- Eldorado Historic Gold & Tin Dredge - Eldorado (near Beechworth)