Swan Hill is located on the Murray River between Echuca and Mildura. Swanhill's main industries are agriculture and engineering, and also attracts tourists due to it's river location. Named by Thomas Mitchell in 1836 after the swans he sighted.
Murray Downs Homestead
This well preserved original homestead is located 2km est of Swan Hill. It is located on a 4,000 hectare working farm, there is also an animal park here as well as tearooms (03 5032 1225).
There are relics and displays spanning several great battles. Campbell Street (03 5032 4382).
Pioneer Settlement Museum
This museum is the oldest outdoor museum in Australia. It is a historical pioneer town reconstruction. There are horse and carriage rides, and re enactments of life in the 18th century. In the evenings you can view a sound and light display. Horseshoe Bend (03 5036 2410).
This is another original homestead that is located 17km from town. There is a lovely garden here as well as a small museum with historical displays. Murray Valley Highway (03 5037 6506).
Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery
This art gallery has contemporary works as well as short term exhibitions (03 5032 9744).