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Gradual Reopening...

June 1, 2020

Following the Victorian Government announcement around the easing of restrictions, the Port of Echuca Discovery Centre will be re-opening in a gradual and limited capacity.

 

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For the Queen's Birthday long weekend, we will be open from Friday the 5th of June to Monday the 8th of June, 9:00am - 5:00pm. 

Following this, we will be open:

  • Thursday 11th of June to Sunday 14th of June, 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday 18th of June to Sunday 21st of June, 9:00am - 5:00pm

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Aligning with the Victorian Government and Federal Government restrictions, we must only allow a maximum of 20 customers onto our tours or into the museum at once. We also must only allow a maximum of 20 customers into our gift shop space at once. 

In order to maintain this and ensure everybody's safety, access to the museum will be made via booking a 2 hour timeslot. Included in this time will also be an optional 1 hour guided tour of the Port of Echuca. The bookable times are as follows:

  • 9:30am - 11:30am 
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • 2:30pm - 4:30pm

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Our Gift Shop space will be open to the public for the duration of the day. We have installed a number of sanitizing stations, and all visitors are also required to fill out an entry card - in line with COVIDSafe State Government directions. We ask that all visitors please be mindful of safe social distancing and their own responsibilities during this time. 

To book a 2 hour timeslot, please email us at enquiries@portofechuca.org.au or call us on 1300 942 737 (9am - 5pm)

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Increased opening hours and visitation numbers will follow any announcements of further easing of restrictions by the Victorian Government. To stay up to date with their announcements and official advise, please head here