Vic Heritage

Know your place

“Excellent, informative & easy. This App gives in depth historical information of wherever you happen to be.”

iTunes 5 star review

They say, we must know our history before we can truly understand the present. Some extraordinary buildings we might walk past every day, yet not be aware of its rich past.

The Vic-Heritage app explores the histories of these important and unusual places around Melbourne and regional Victoria. Spanning significant places from the 1840s to the present, the App captures everything from Victorian to modern architecture; from houses to industrial spaces; from mansions to bridges; from public toilets to trees and gardens. Be it tourists or locals, this app makes it a breeze to look up nearby heritage sites or plan an interactive tour of Melbourne architecture.

Available in the App Store




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Awards & Recognition


  • Search over 2,200+ heritage listed locations
  • View images and read the history and significance of places
  • Discover places around you via ‘near me’ feature
  • Contribute stories and images of specific locations
  • Create custom tours
  • Go on recommended walking tours
  • Listen to audio tours
  • Share favourites via social media

The real beauty of this app is that people are engaging and sharing their own stories.

It’s not just serving up information from one place. This enriches the history of each location with new content from a community rather than committee.

Released in Nov 2011, this app is still going strong with 5 star reviews and a mobile award under its belt.


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“This app just keeps on getting better. It’s fast, it’s informative and incredibly useful. Great for hunting down the interesting places in any location throughout Victoria. Well done.”

iTunes Review from ‘The Accidental Tourist’