Visit the Barmah Forest Heritage and Education Centre (BFHEC) in Nathalia to discover and explore the colourful history of the Barmah National Park.
Only a short drive from the Barmah Forest Heritage and Education Centre, the Barmah National Park and the adjoining Millewa Forest forms the largest River Red Gum Forest in the world and is recognised as being the home to the Yorta Yorta people for more than 40,000 years.
At the Centre you can learn about the fascinating and diverse history of this iconic region and be amazed at the struggles and achievements of our forefathers. Stories are told in an easy going style that educates and enlightens visitors. Displays include local indigenous history, timber industry, wood cutters, river boats, leach and feather collectors, cattlemen and more.
The Centre also features a stunning 3-D floor painting featuring water, fish, lizards, snakes and birds from the area. When viewed through the lens of a phone or camera, the creatures come to life, rising up to greet visitors.