Seymour is perfectly positioned on the banks of the Goulburn River, with views towards the majestic Tallarook Ranges. It is located at the junction of the Hume Freeway and Goulburn Valley Highway and is home to town folk, local farmers and the Puckapunyal army training grounds.
Seymour is a natural beauty with an abundance of unique attractions. The town's many historic buildings are a must-see due to their links with Australian history.
History and Heritage
Seymour was settled as a new crossing place of the Goulburn River in order to provide greater access to New South Wales. Today, Seymour is extremely proud of its rich history and heritage.
Seymour's military heritage is an attraction for the town. Home to Australian Light Horse Memorial Park, Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Walk and WWI Memorial Park, the town is the first destination of the Military Heritage Trail. You can also take a short drive to the Army Tank Museum, located in nearby Puckapunyal.
Seymour's history also has close ties with the old Victorian railway network. We recommend having a look at the impressive collection of heritage trains at Seymour's Railway Heritage Centre.
Explore the Area
Situated on the Goulburn River, Seymour offers an abundance of activities such as bushwalking, fishing, boating and camping. Seymour also has an impressive calendar of events, hosting annual crowd-pleasers such as the Seymour Show, Seymour Alternative Farming Expo, Tastes of the Goulburn and the Seymour Cup.
The Seymour Visitor Information Centre is a great first point of call for all visitors. Our friendly team are always ready to assist and share their knowledge of the local area.
Points of interest
- Seymour Railway Heritage Centre and Railway StationAttraction & Railway heritageVictoria Street, Seymour03 5799 0515Head to the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre to board an impeccably preserved diesel locomotive for special heritage tours.
- Pioneer ParkAttraction & Historical landmarkCrawford Street, SeymourHome to a memorial of Seymour pioneers, in a serene formal garden setting.
- WWI Memorial ParkAttraction & Military heritageSeymour District Memorial Hospital precinct, Corner of Callen and Brettoneux Streets, Seymour(03) 5799 1390This beautifully landscaped park is located at the entrance to the Seymour District Memorial Hospital precinct on the corner of Callen and Brettoneux Streets. It pays tribute to the local men and women who served in War World I with a memorial, roses and flags.
- Wine X SamWineries and breweries69-71 Anzac Avenue, Seymour03 5799 0437Tours of the winery are available. Visit for a first-hand taste of Wine X Sam's winemaking philosophy.
- Vietnam Veterans Commemorative WalkAttraction & Military heritageHigh Street, SeymourFollow the path through this landscaped park that acknowledges the service of each Australian man and woman who served in the Vietnam War. Find out who they were, and move through a natural environment inspired by the landscape in Vietnam that is dotted with the machinery of war.
- Prince of Wales - Shearasun BreweryWineries and breweries48 Emily Street, Seymour57921003The Prince of Wales Hotel is Seymour's newly renovated must-see pub. Home of local brew Shearasun, and showcasing more than 25 Aussie beers on tap - the Prince is the perfect pub to pull up a stool and settle in for welcoming hospitality and a great day out with family or friends.
- Australian Light Horse Memorial ParkAttraction & Military heritageGoulburn Valley Highway, SeymourThis 150-hectare park was once part of Victoria’s largest Army base, the Seymour Camp, or site 17. Once a busy camp, today the park is a quiet and peaceful place. See relics and building foundations. Take in panoramic views of the surrounding ranges and countryside.
- Goulburn River TrailTracks and trailsManner St, SeymourGet back to nature with a walk along the Goulburn River Trail.
- Blue Tongue BerriesAccommodation & Food producers and purveyors445 Northwood Road, Seymour0403 831 520Blue Tongue Berries is a 20 acre organic blueberry farm located near Seymour in central Victoria. The farm produces organic blueberries and has an accommodation offering on site.
- Old Goulburn River BridgeAttraction & Historical landmarkOld Hume Highway, SeymourThis Victorian heritage-listed composite trestle and metal road bridge was constructed in 1862.
This page was last updated on 20 January 2022.