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Due to the reintroduction of Stage 3 Restrictions as a result of the increased spread of COVID-19, The Stick Shed will close at 12.30pm Wednesday 5th August until further notice.


The Stick Shed (previously known as the Murtoa No. 1 Grain Store) is the only remaining emergency grain store built during World War Two.

This structure is an enduring testament to iconic Australian bush ingenuity and a symbol of the growth and strength of the Australian wheat industry.

The Stick Shed is the 101st place included in the National Heritage List. Completed in 1942, the unique and dramatic structure of The Stick Shed has captured the imagination of everyone who has seen its serene and evocative cathedral-like interior. Referred to by some as the ‘Cathedral of the Wimmera’. The Murtoa Stick Shed’s ghostly unmilled tall timber poles and central aisle draw the eye upward towards the roof as light spills into the space through skylights as if through a stained-glass window.

Opening Days & Times
  • Monday-Saturdayclosed
  • Sundayclosed
Admission Cost
  • Adults: $10
  • Concession: $9
  • Children Under 16: $5
  • Family Ticket: $20
Coach Tours and Groups by appointment:0434 227 921