Indigo Shire Council has been granted a Heritage Permit for installation of the Beechworth Courthouse - Kelly Trials exhibition.
The permit application was based on rigorous professional conservation and heritage assessments, with a commitment to minimising any building impact and to ensure all exhibition installations were reversable. The use of projector technology was deliberate as it delivers a rich, immersive experience, while requiring the least possible level of building impact.
Between June and August 2023 the project team will install the exhibition with strict adherence to Heritage Victoria requirements.
Part of the project includes essential conservation works to building fittings, including some carpets, paint and aging electrical work. To ensure efficient exhibition installation and conservation works, the Beechworth Courthouse will be temporarily closed to the public during this time. We will advise of the exact dates in late May/early June.
This exciting exhibition is a significant addition to the Beechworth Historic Precinct experience, providing visitors with a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the history of the courthouse and ensuring the building is preserved and shared with future generations.
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