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Burke Museum & Library

Loch Street,, BEECHWORTH VIC 3747 - Property No B389

The Burke Museum was erected in 1857 by the Young Men's Assocation as a lecture hall and reading room. It was later known as the Athenaeum Hall and in 1859 became the Beechworth Public Library. In 1863 the Museum was added to the original building and there were further additions in 1874. The facade of the single storey rendered brick structure has simply moulded openings, stylized doric pilasters and a central entrance expressed by a projecting vestibule. The Museum is a ... more