Visit Hall of Fame

The Stawell Gift Hall of Fame, located at Central Park in Stawell, is a must-see attraction for school groups, locals and visitors alike.

An integral part of our nation’s history, the Hall of Fame is a veritable treasure trove, complete with artefacts, memorabilia, multimedia clips and archives dating back to the inception of the Gift in 1878.

Having recently received a facelift, the museum contains 130 years of history presented in a modern facility. Click here to take a virtual tour of the Stawell Gift Hall of Fame.

Did you know?

  • The winner of the old man’s race in the inaugural Gift back in 1878 was awarded a pig as first prize.
  • Only five females have raced against the men in the Stawell Gift, including Olympic champion Catherine Freeman.
  • Runners competed in long knickerbockers back in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s
  • The Gift has been run every Easter since 1878, except between 1942-45 due to World War II

A magnificent vision library of Gift finals is available for your viewing pleasure. Search the touchscreen to look up races from the 1950’s through to current day – including Gift finals and some of the other great moments that make up the long and colourful history of the Gift.

Opening Hours
Monday by appointment only – call (03) 5358 1326

Tuesday-Sunday 10am – 5pm
Closed Christmas Day 

Entry prices
Adults – $5
Children (16 & under) – no charge
Groups (10 persons or more) – $3

For further information, please contact the Stawell Gift Hall of Fame on (03) 5358 1326 or sac@netconnect.com.au.