Learn about the legend of Jack Riley and the pioneering life of the Upper Murray at the Man from Snowy River Museum — a truly memorable experience.
The pioneering families of the Upper Murray had a vision in the early 1960s to preserve the early Australian history of the Corryong region.
Today the commitment of the local communities to carry on the traditions and stories of early settlement through to the post-war years is an experience to behold. The organized clutter and unique display is loved by thousands of visitors each year who visit Corryong's Man from Snowy River Museum and Riley's Village.
People from all over the world visit the Museum to retrace their heritage as many early European settlers called the Snowy Mountains area home.
The Man from Snowy River Museum and Riley's Village tells the story of Jack Riley who was without doubt, the real man from Snowy River who inspired Banjo Paterson's famous poetry. This epic tale has an endearing place in the hearts of all Australians and is celebrated every year in Corryong at the Man from Snowy River Festival.