Discover Bees… at the
Bee School by Beechworth Honey!
Explore the fascinating link between bees, pollination and our food security when you visit our Bee School.
Located in the historic Bank of NSW building at the main roundabout in Beechworth in the beautiful high country of north-east Victoria, Beechworth Honey's Bee School presents a range of family friendly activities, delicious food and drinks, and fun educational and interactive experiences… why not drop past today for your own Discovery!
Enjoy our NEW PROGRAM of free daily activities and talks - kids time, in the hive talk, practical beekeeping demonstrations, cooking demonstrations, and bee friendly gardening talks... see full details below!
There’s lots of family friendly information and activities to discover! But the fun doesn’t stop there… ‘Bee’ sure to also visit Beechworth Honey Experience for the ultimate honey delight! Just up the road at 31 Ford Street, you will be able to taste over 30 different varieties of our pure Australian honey and enjoy our free honey tour. Open daily from 9am to 5:30pm.
TWO locations means DOUBLE the reason to eat, discover & learn!
Contact UsBee School by Beechworth Honey
87 Ford Street
Beechworth VIC 3747, Australia
t: 03 5728 1433
Open 7 days a week from 9am to 5:30pm. Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & Boxing Day.
CLOSED - ANZAC day, Tuesday 25th April (re-opening 9am Wed 26th). Please note, our second centre in Beechworth will be open for all your honey needs - Beechworth Honey Experience, 31 Ford St Beechworth VIC 3747.
Coach, school and special interest groups welcome. Private and corporate functions available. The Bee School is pram and wheelchair friendly – please enter via the gates located at our Camp Street entrance.
Free Daily Demonstrations, Activities & Talks - NEW 2017 PROGRAM
Visit our Bee School to explore the fascinating link between bees, pollination and our food security.
11am Kids Time - 11:30am Bee Friendly Gardening - 12pm Practical Beekeeping Demonstration -
2pm Cooking Demonstration - 3pm In the Hive Talk
Unlock your inner beekeeper, chef, gardener or love of honey… and learn all about beekeeping, honey, cooking with honey, bee friendly gardening, how you can help bees, native bees and so much more. Each session will run for approx. 20-30mins; concluding with free samples of the prepared dish, product, and educational information and recipes.Program
Bee Garden with Native Bee Hotels & Live Beehive Display
Our Bee Garden is one of the highlights of the centre, and is free for the public to explore at any time during our operating hours.
Wander through the garden and watch as the bees fly from blossom to blossom pollinating the vegetables in our patch. Learn about the vital role native bees play in the pollination of the Australian bushland at our native bee hotels display, and find out how you too can make your own bee hotels for these amazing solitary creatures.
Don't miss our live beehive display! Our garden also features a live working colony of honeybees – view our hive from behind a special window, as the honeybees return with their collection of nectar and pollen.
Blossom Bee Play Space
Entertain your kids and family in our Blossom Bee Play Space & Learning Centre. Relax and enjoy a coffee or fresh smoothie whilst your kids have some fun, or join in for a family challenge. Featuring an indoor and outdoor kids play area with interactive family games and puzzles, dress-ups, large blackboard with chalk, Blossom Bee pop-out photo board, colouring-in pages and so much more; there’s lots of fun activities for everyone to enjoy.
Make new discoveries as you wander through our bee garden and learn all about the important pollination role honeybees play in the production of our food, follow the waggle walk, and watch as honeybees return to our live bee hive with their collection of nectar and pollen.
A Year of Beekeeping & Waggle Walk
Follow the Waggle Walk to learn all about a Year in the Life of our Beekeeper.
Have you ever wondered how honeybees communicate with each other? How do they know where to fly to collect the nearest source of nectar?
Follow the path and mimic their waggle dance, and along the way discover a year or beekeeping with a detailed season to season insight into the fascinating lives of beekeepers as they traverse our beautiful pristine Australian landscapes in search of the next honey flow!
Bee Inspired Menu - Delicious Seasonal Cakes, Smoothies & Coffee
Enjoy our seasonal range of cakes and sweet treats on display for your selection, delicious fresh smoothies, milkshakes and drinks, coffee and teas. Or why not try a delicious hot honey and lemon drink!
Our menu items are all inspired by bee pollinated ingredients! Australia's clever little honeybees do pollinate 2/3rds of our fresh produce - our fruit, vegetables, nuts and seeds... where would we BEE without them!
Relax and unwind in our outdoor courtyard and air-conditioned inside dining area, or sip on your drink as you wonder and explore our Bee School educational information and exciting activities and demonstrations.Menu