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Dowling Forest: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Furphy Museum


150 years of history are celebrated at the Furphy Museum.

The most distinctive product to carry the Furphy brand is the farm water cart. Conceived as a dedicated implement for water transportation, the Water Cart found a ready market when created in the 1880's.

The museum is also dedicated to the history of Furphy Foundry, beginning when John Furphy started out with a blacksmith and wheelwright business in 1864.

The Museum is housed with the Shepparton Motor Museum - two museums for the price of one.




7717 Goulburn Valley Highway
Kialla, VIC, 3631

Located 15.5K from Dowling Forest

Victoria Park Lake


Victoria Park Lake in the heart of the city of Shepparton is a tranquil, picturesque area popular with visitors and locals for walking, cycling, picnics, fishing, bird watching and outdoor games.

Greater Shepparton City Council has undertaken extensive lake redevelopment and continues to update community facilities as part of an adopted Victoria Park Development Plan. Victoria Park covers an area of 43 hectares.





Wyndham Street
Shepparton, VIC, 3632

Located 19.7K from Dowling Forest

SPC Factory Sales


SPC Factory Sales are centrally located in the shopping precinct of Shepparton. Free parking in large car park, with parking available for cars, trailers and caravans.

SPC Factory Sales sell more than just fruit, stocking well-known brands when possible. Single items can be purchased, though the Factory offers bulk-buy discounts on a variety of grocery items too.

Chilled and frozen products. A wide range of Australian products.

RACV members receive five per cent discount when they spend $70 or more.




197-205 Corio Street
Shepparton, VIC, 3630

Located 20.3K from Dowling Forest

Shepparton Tower


Located off the Maude Street Mall, the Shepparton Telstra Tower was built in 1967 to 1968 and is 76 metres tall. It has an observation deck at 35 metres high accessed by 160 steps.

The observation deck offers views over the city and surrounding countryside. Entry is free and it is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm weekdays.




Fraser Street
Shepparton, VIC, 3630

Located 20.8K from Dowling Forest

Shepparton Art Museum (SAM)


Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) has one of Australia's most important collections of historical and contemporary ceramics, along with significant holdings of Australian art in all media.

In 2011 it was redeveloped with the support of Regional Development Victoria. The latest upgrade included the construction of a dedicated street entrance, six new galleries, two new art storerooms, and the installation of LED lighting and climate control. As part of this most recent redevelopment the Shepparton Art Gallery was renamed the Shepparton Art Museum (SAM).

Today SAM focuses on collecting Australian art in all media (including ceramics), with a focus on contemporary and Indigenous Australian art. Recent acquisition highlights include work by Vernon Ah Kee, Patricia Piccinini, David Noonan, Tracey Moffatt, Dale Frank and Fiona Foley.




70 Welsford St
Shepparton, VIC, 3630

Located 21.0K from Dowling Forest

Shepparton Cenotaph


The Shepparton Cenotaph memorial features the `Helping Hand` sculpture commemorating World War I which was designed by Web Gilbert with inspiration taken from the original memorial. The memorial also takes inspiration from the `Mateship` sculpture commemorating World War II by Bela Angyal based on a photograph taken by journalist Damien Parer.




Cnr Welsford and Fryers Street
Shepparton, VIC, 3630

Located 21.0K from Dowling Forest

Dowling Forest: Events

Mother's Day Classic Shepparton


Held on Mother's Day, The Mother's Day Classic is a fundraising event helping raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

Help raise $20,000.

Choose from a four kilometre walk or a four / eight kilometre run and help us to raise funds for this wonderful organisation.

Event operates from 8:00am to 11:00am.

8:00am: On day entries open.
9am: Warm-up and formalities.
9.30am: Four / eight kilometre walk/run starts.
9.45am: Four kilometre walk.




90 Welsford Street
Shepparton, VIC, 3630

Located 13.4K from Dowling Forest

Shepparton's Annual Heritage Weekend


Each year the Heritage Weekend is held at Emerald Bank in Shepparton, this successful showcase of all things heritage and yesteryear attracts thousands of visitors and exhibitors who enjoy the displays, demonstrations and entertainment.

With wood chopping, wood turning and blacksmith demonstrations, a working vintage printing press, pre-1959 trucks, cars and vintage tractors as well as plenty of entertainment for the whole family to enjoy.

The Antique Aircraft Fly-In at the Shepparton Airport, featuring antique aircraft, working aircraft, learn to fly information, joy rides and a barbecue.

This year promises to be another great event with the addition of the Heritage Market on Saturday 3rd September (see details below)

Heritage Market - Maude St Mall
Saturday 3rd September 9.00am - 2.00pm

Emerald Bank Heritage Rally - Emerald Bank
Sunday 4th September 10.00am - 3.00pm

All parking is at Emerald Bank Leisure Land with a free shuttle bus to and from the airport. Gold donation for parking.

For further details check out the Facebook page.


Event Dates
2016
      4th Sep


7725 Goulburn Valley Highway
Kialla, VIC, 3631

Located 15.1K from Dowling Forest

KidsFest 2016


SPC KidsTown is the home of North East Victoria's biggest children's outdoor festival, KidsFest 2016. Come and experience a festival plays that plays host to a wide range of entertainment and educational activities aimed at families with children of all ages.

KidsTown is an easy two-hour drive from Melbourne on the Midland Highway between Shepparton and Mooroopna in Victoria. KidsTown is a world-class, child-orientated, adventure playground that was community built as a key tourist attraction for the Goulburn Valley region.

Do you want a place you go to kick off the Victorian School holidays that is action packed full of fun for the whole family, that doesn't cost the world? Following the KidsFest festival, Greater Shepparton has come together with a huge list of other events, activities and attractions for the whole family throughout the two weeks of the September October school holidays that are listed under the KidsFest Umbrella Events, see the KidsFest website for more information.

KidsFest is proudly presented by Greater Shepparton City Council. For more information please visit the website.


Event Dates
2016
      17th Sep
      18th Sep


7287 Midland Highway,
Nixon
Mooroopna, VIC, 3629

Located 20.7K from Dowling Forest

2016 Indigenous Ceramic Art Award


The Indigenous Ceramic Art Award (ICAA) was established under the patronage of acclaimed artist Dr Gloria Thanakupi Fletcher, this award celebrates and supports the rich and diverse use of the ceramic medium by Indigenous artists and acknowledges the special industry of ceramic art. As an acquisitive award, it contributes to the art museum's significant holdings of Australian and International ceramic art.

The ICAA is developed in partnership with the Sir Andrew and Lady Fairley Foundation, Margaret Lawrence Bequest and Mr Allan Myers AO QC and is generously supported by Fairer Futures Fund, Australian Communities Foundation.




70 Welsford Street,
Nixon
Shepparton, VIC, 3630

Located 21.1K from Dowling Forest

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