Local attractions

Visiting Kilmore

Originally named after the Irish birthplace of founding father William Rutledge, Kilmore has many historic buildings, art galleries, fine restaurants and cafes, as well as sporting facilities such as the race course (Trackside restaurant), a picturesque golf course, a gym and a heated indoor swimming pool.

As one of Victoria’s oldest inland towns, Kilmore features a collection of historic buildings including the post office (built in 1863), court house (1864) and former police barracks (1892). … The cottage is located in Piper Street and now houses a museum which features items of 19th century culture.

There are many annual events which take place in Kilmore.

The Celtic Festival is run by a small band of volunteers in June of each year.

Annually the Kilmore Racecourse is the venue for the Kilmore Turf Cup and also the Kilmore Pacing Cup.

There are also many local horse riding trails and bush walking tracks.

Kilmore is proud to be the home of Assumption College and St. Patrick Primary School. There is also the Kilmore Primary School and the Kilmore International School. The Kilmore Hospital is widely used by both residents of Mitchell Shire and from the metropolitan area as well.