Accessing the Necessary Information
As a visitor touring Seymour, you will be interested in finding information about Seymour’s history and all the places and activities, etc., available. Running around to gather this information on your own can prove to be problematic. This is why we want to help you find all the information you seek to make your adventure easier.
Seymour Visitor Information Centre
Seymour Visitor Information Centre, an accredited visitor information centre. It is your one-stop location for all your information needs concerning Seymour. It is located at the Old Courthouse. No.47, Emily Street, Seymour (VIC 3660). The centre is a customer service centre, a library service centre and an information centre for visitors.
Seymour Visitor Information Centre is located on the Goulburn River, Seymour. The centre is a historic site and contains a lot of heritage. One of such historical sites is the Old Court House of Seymour. The building was completed in 1864. From 1865, for nine years after, the Courthouse was also used as an office, a telegraph office.
Between 1865 and 1906, renovations were done on the building, and additions were made to it. The First Worldorld War saw some more additions, renovations, and repairs made to the building. Some alterations were also made. The Court House was used in that same state in 1973 when the current building was constructed in its place.
The new Court House was officially opened by Sir George Reid, the Attorney General of Victoria, in 1973. A year later, In 1974, the Old Court House was to be demolished. However, the Minister of Public Works and the Government Buildings Advisory Council offered a reprieve, and the building remained standing. It is now listed as an important building and used as a community centre.
The Old Seymour Court House is now known as the Seymour Visitor Information Centre. It is a centre that local volunteers run. It is an Information Centre for visitors to Seymour. The centre is run in a way that it creates a warm and friendly atmosphere for the visitors.
The volunteers and workers are friendly, patient, and committed to their jobs. They are more than happy to walk you through whatever information you might need and point you in the right direction. The workers also provide professional services to visitors and travellers. No matter what kind of information you seek on attractions, towns, places, and other information, the Seymour Visitor Information Centre is the best place to go.
The centre is open between 9 am and 5 pm on Mondays to Thursday, 10 am to 3 pm on Fridays, 10 am to 3 pm on Saturdays, and 10 am to 3 pm on Sundays.
You can contact them by calling the number 03 5799 0233 or by sending an email to VisitorInfo@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au.
You can also contact the Local Council to get information by placing a call to Mitchell Shire on (03) 5734 6200 or visiting the council website at www.mitchellshire.vic.gov.au.