History and heritage

History and heritage

Dry Stone Walls Driving Trail

The City of Melton is home to some of the best and rarest examples of dry stone walls in Australia. This trail allows the public to experience and enjoy this important link to our history. A brochure detailing the driving trail is available from the Melton Visitor Information Centre.


Dry Stone Wall Driving Trail Brochure(PDF, 4MB)
Dry Stone Wall Driving Trail Brochure(DOCX, 16KB)

Eynesbury Estate

The Eynesbury Heritage Trail celebrates and interprets the heritage of this unique place. The magnificently restored homestead established in 1842 is a feature of two inter-connecting trails for you to explore.


Melton Township Heritage Trail

On this self-guided walking trail you will be taken on a journey through more than 150 years of European History. You will explore Melton’s heritage streetscapes and learn about the pioneers who shaped the town from its early days.
A self guided tour brochure is available from the Melton Visitor Information Centre. 

The Willows Historical Park and Homestead

Reserve Rd, Melton Mel Ref 337 C9

Situated on the banks of Toolern Creek, The Willows Historical Park accommodates Melton’s oldest homestead, built in the 1850’s.

For more information, contact Melton and District Historical Society on (03) 9747 3333.

Contact us

Melton is home to many other historical sites and events, you can find more information by downloading the Melton City Much More App. Alternatively, you contact the Melton Visitor Information Centre on (03) 9747 7300