Seymour sits on the banks of the Goulburn River with the Tallarook Ranges as its backdrop. It is located at the junction of the Hume Freeway and Goulburn Valley Highway and serves its town folk, local farmers and the Puckapunyal army training grounds.
Seymour is a natural beauty with an abundance of unique attractions and its many historic buildings justifiably hold a place in 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. As the home to Australian Light Horse Memorial Park, Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Walk and the 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 is also married to that of the railway lines, Seymour boasts an impressive collection of heritage trains at the Railway Heritage Centre.
Explore the Area
Situated on the Goulburn River, Seymour is blessed with abundant activities to choose from such as bushwalking, fishing, boating, camping and much more. Seymour also has an impressive calendar of events as it is hosts 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 with our friendly team ready to assist and share their knowledge of the local area.
This page was last updated on 16 July 2020.