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View Event: Altona Homestead
Altona Homestead
128 Queen Street Altona
The Altona Homestead was the first Homestead in this area. Construction of the building commenced in 1842 on an area of land now known as the R.J. Logan Reserve. Then owned by Alfred and Sarah L ..
Altona HomesteadPeter Weaver (president) 0447 840 895Altona Homestead
128 Queen Street


View Event: Banyule Homestead
Banyule Homestead
Heidelberg
Banyule Homestead or Banyule House has long been one of the landmark buildings in Heidelberg. The gothic-style mansion was constructed in 1846 by one of the overlanders from Sydney, Joseph Hawdon ..
Banyule HomesteadBanyule Homestead


View Event: Barwon Grange
Barwon Grange
25 Fernleigh St Newtown
Barwon Grange is a place in an elegant early Victorian suburban villa built for upper middle class merchant, property financier and banker, Jonathan Porter O'Brien. It is the only surviving exampl ..
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25 Fernleigh St


View Event: Barwon Park Mansion
Barwon Park Mansion
105 Inverleigh-Winchelse Rd Winchelsea
Imposing bluestone mansion built in the 1860s for Thomas Austin, its first owner. The property comprised 12,000 hectares, and was noted for its sheep and horses. Barwon Park was built by Thomas Au ..
Barwon Park Mansion03 5267 2209Barwon Park Mansion
105 Inverleigh-Winchelse Rd


View Event: Beleura | House & Garden
Beleura | House & Garden
Mornington
Beleura is an exceptional place. The Tallis Family Summer House for many decades and from 1950 John Tallis' home, it houses an amazing collection of items. When John Tallis died in 1996 he left his h ..
Beleura | House & Garden03 5975 2027 Beleura | House & Garden


View Event: Bendigo Joss House Temple | Open
Bendigo Joss House Temple | Open
Bendigo Joss House Temple - Finn Street Bendigo North
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Open every day from 11:00am - 3:00pm or by prior arrangement. Dedicated volunteer guides look after the temple and offer great insight into Chinese culture and the story of the Chinese on the Bendi .. Bendigo Joss House Temple | Open


View Event: Billilla Mansion
Billilla Mansion
26 Halifax Street, Brighton
Billilla mansion was built in 1878 by Robert Wright on land owned by Nicholas Were. Brighton City Council (now Bayside City Council) purchased Billilla mansion to retain the building and sites his ..
Billilla MansionBillilla Mansion
26 Halifax Street,


View Event: Black Rock House
Black Rock House
34 Ebden Avenue Black Rock
Built in 1856 by Victoria's first Auditor-General, Charles Hotson Ebden as a seaside holiday residence, Black Rock House is now owned by Bayside City Council. Black Rock House offers a unique windo ..
Black Rock House(03) 9589 5763Black Rock House
34 Ebden Avenue


View Event: Bolobek
Bolobek
370 Mount Macedon Rd, Macedon
Bolobek, a magnificent heritage property nestled in the foothills of Mt Macedon in Victoria, has inspired Australian gardeners for more than a century. Bolobek is listed on the Victorian Heritage R ..
BolobekBolobek
370 Mount Macedon Rd,


View Event: Burnham Beeches
Burnham Beeches
Alfred Nicholas Memorial Gardens - 1 Sherbrooke Road, Sherbrooke
Burnham Beeches is an iconic Art Moderne mansion and estate located on Sherbrooke Road, Sherbrooke, 45 minutes from the city of Melbourne. Aside from the exquisite mansion the estate contains exte ..
Burnham Beeches(03) 9021 2100Burnham Beeches
1 Sherbrooke Road,


View Event: Carome Homestead
Carome Homestead
10 Hathfelde Boulevard, Mernda
Carome Rural calm in the northern suburbs Today Carome is now home to Two Beans and a Farm, a thriving cafe, and the Mernda Community Garden at Carome. Set in paddocks and perched on the Plenty R ..
Carome HomesteadCarome Homestead
10 Hathfelde Boulevard,


View Event: City Watch House
City Watch House
345 - 355 Russell Street Melbourne
The former City Watch House operated as Melbourne's central custody centre or 'holding place' for people arrested and awaiting trial. For almost a century, every person arrested in Melbourne was lo ..
City Watch House03 8663 7228City Watch House
345 - 355 Russell Street


View Event: Como House & Garden
Como House & Garden
Corner Williams Road and Lechlade Ave South Yarra
A stone's throw away from Melbourne's shopping mecca and perched high above the Yarra River lies the sanctuary of Como. Boasting one of Melbourne's finest garden, an inspiring historic mansion and ..
Como House & Garden(03) 9827 2500Como House & Garden
Corner Williams Road and Lechlade Ave


View Event: Cooktown 2020
Cooktown 2020
Cooktown
➲ When: 17th of June 2020 To 4th of August 2020
A Shared History 17 June - 4 August, 2020 | 7 weeks of history Cooktown 2020 is a visionary 48-day festival celebrating the arrival of James Cook 250 years ago, the scientific discoveries that .. Cooktown 2020


View Event: Coolart Homestead
Coolart Homestead
Lord Somers Rd, Somers
Coolart Homestead is a magnificent late Victorian mansion situated on the shores of Westernport. In the superb grounds are ever-changing wetlands that you can view from the observatory, and a lagoon w ..
Coolart HomesteadFreecall: 131 963 Coolart Homestead
Lord Somers Rd,


View Event: Coombe | Melba Estate
Coombe | Melba Estate
673-675 Maroondah Highway Coldstream
Once the home of Dame Nellie Melba, Coombe is a property with an unrivalled provenance. Seven acres of stunning gardens and beautifully appointed facilities in the restored motor house and clock t ..
Coombe | Melba Estate+61 (03) 9739 0173Coombe | Melba Estate
673-675 Maroondah Highway


View Event: Coop's Shot Tower | Melbourne Central
Coop's Shot Tower | Melbourne Central
Melbourne Central Shopping Centre - 211 Latrobe Street Melbourne
Coop's Shot Tower is a shot tower located in Melbourne Central Shopping Centre. Built in 1889, it was saved from demolition in 1973 underneath an 84 m-high conical glass roof inside Melbourne Centr ..
Coop's Shot Tower | Melbourne Central03 9922 1100Coop's Shot Tower | Melbourne Central
211 Latrobe Street


View Event: Cooper's Settlement
Cooper's Settlement
1069 Plenty Road, Bundoora
Cooper's Settlement is located in the largest park in the Northern suburbs, Bundoora Park - 15 kilometres from the centre of Melbourne. When you visit the Settlement you can experience a variety of ac ..
Cooper's Settlement(03) 8470 8170Cooper's Settlement
1069 Plenty Road,


View Event: Cooper's Settlement | Open
Cooper's Settlement | Open
Cooper's Settlement - 1069 Plenty Road Bundoora
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Cooper's Settlement is open 7 days a week all year round. Cooper's Settlement is located within the largest park in the Northern suburbs Bundoora Park. When you visit the Settlement you can expe .. Cooper's Settlement | Open


View Event: David Collins
David Collins
3098 Point Nepean Road Sorrento
Colonel David Collins (3 March 1756 - 24 March 1810) was the first Lieutenant Governor of the Colony of Van Diemens Land, founded in 1804 (Tasmania). Collins established the first ever settlement i ..
David CollinsDavid Collins
3098 Point Nepean Road


View Event: Dromkeen Homestead
Dromkeen Homestead
1012 Kilmore Road Riddells Creek
- HISTORICAL HOMESTEAD - - ART GALLERY - FUNCTION CENTRE - EVENT VENUE - LITERATURE CENTRE - - CAFE - TEA ROOM - Dromkeen Gallery- Australian Children's Literature Centre, Gallery, Function Cen ..
Dromkeen Homestead+61 3 5428 6799Dromkeen Homestead
1012 Kilmore Road


View Event: Duneira Estate
Duneira Estate
Officer Lane, Mount Macedon
The jewel of the Macedon Ranges est. 1872. The 1875 historic Victorian homestead is in excellent condition and is warm and inviting as it is still a much-loved family home. Built in 1875 by Suet ..
Duneira Estate+61 3 5426 1490Duneira Estate
Officer Lane,


View Event: Emu Bottom Homestead
Emu Bottom Homestead
Emu Bottom Homestead Racecourse Road Sunbury
The story of Emu Bottom Homestead begins on August 30 1835, when the schooner Enterprize sailed up Port Phillip Bay. On board was the first party of settlers who built the huts of the banks o ..
Emu Bottom Homestead(03) 9744 1222Emu Bottom Homestead
Emu Bottom Homestead Racecourse Road


View Event: Enterprize Wharf
Enterprize Wharf
Enterprize Park Melbourne
Standing on the banks of the Yarra River next to Queen's Bridge is one of our favourite Melbourne locations, Enterprize Wharf. Enterprize Landing is the birthplace of Melbourne, when on Sunday 30 ..
Enterprize WharfEnterprize Wharf
Enterprize Park


View Event: Esplanade Vaults
Esplanade Vaults
The Esplanade St Kilda
The Esplanade Vaults that once housed 10 shops are located on the Lower Esplanade across from the St Kilda sea baths. In the 1890s, public transport on the Esplanade was upgraded with a new cable t ..
Esplanade VaultsEsplanade Vaults
The Esplanade


View Event: Eurambeen Homestead
Eurambeen Homestead
232 Eurambeen-Streatham Road Beaufort
Eurambeen Historic Homestead and Gardens is an Historic Landmark of Victoria's rural heritage, built in the 1850s. Eurambeen Homestead offers accommodation is available for events, functions, wedd ..
Eurambeen Homestead0407 471 107Eurambeen Homestead
232 Eurambeen-Streatham Road


View Event: Eynesbury Homestead
Eynesbury Homestead
487 Eynesbury Road, Eynesbury
The magnificently restored Eynesbury Homestead, hand crafted from local bluestone almost a century and a half ago, stands testament to the property's pioneering spirit. An array of outer buildings ..
Eynesbury Homestead(03) 9971 0402Eynesbury Homestead
487 Eynesbury Road,


View Event: Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village
89 Merri Street Warrnambool
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village & Shipwrecked Sound and Laser Show Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village invites you to embark on the journey that resulted in one of Australia's most infamous maritime di ..
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village03 5559 4600Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village
89 Merri Street


View Event: Fontainebleau | Frederick McCubbin
Fontainebleau | Frederick McCubbin
Mount Macedon
Hidden away on the north side of Mount Macedon, Fontainebleau is the former country property of the much-loved Australian painter Frederick McCubbin. 24 September 2010 marks the Centenary of the pu ..
Fontainebleau | Frederick McCubbinFontainebleau | Frederick McCubbin


View Event: Fountains of Melbourne
Fountains of Melbourne
Melbourne
Melbourne has some delightful water fountains (water features) which are being turned back on after water restrictions. The fountains are designed to be largely drought-proof, drawing water not fro ..
Fountains of MelbourneFountains of Melbourne


 Ghost Tours | Cemetery & Walks  Ghost Tours | Cemetery & Walks

View Event: Glenfern
Glenfern
417 Inkerman St, East St Kilda
Glenfern once stood in more than four acres of ornamental pleasure grounds and orchard complete with stables, pigsty and cows. Even today it boasts a spacious though more modest garden. The main se ..
Glenfern03 9656 9800 Glenfern
417 Inkerman St,


View Event: Golden Mile Guided Walk
Golden Mile Guided Walk
Melbourne
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Walk 'Marvellous Melbourne' and see how the discovery of gold shaped the city. Witness the majestic architecture and hear stories from your professional guide about the colourful characters of ear .. Golden Mile Guided Walk


View Event: Government House
Government House
Government House Drive Melbourne
Government House is the official residence of the Governor of Victoria, and is located in the precincts of the Botanical Gardens. Government House History Melbourne was founded on the east-west ax ..
Government House03 8663 7260Government House
Government House Drive


View Event: Grand Carousel | Luna Park Merry Go Round
Grand Carousel | Luna Park Merry Go Round
Lower Esplanade St Kilda
Luna Park's Merry Go Round, the Grand Carousel original home was White City in Sydney before coming to Luna Park in 1923 where it has remained ever since and is fondly remembered by generations of Mel ..
Grand Carousel | Luna Park Merry Go RoundGrand Carousel | Luna Park Merry Go Round
Lower Esplanade


View Event: Greenvale Sanatorium
Greenvale Sanatorium
Greenvale
The only way to describe today the former Greenvale Sanatorium is spooky! The former Greenvale tuberculosis sanatorium was opened in May 1905 as the first purpose-built public tuberculosis institut ..
Greenvale SanatoriumGreenvale Sanatorium


View Event: Guided Tours | Abbotsford Convent
Guided Tours | Abbotsford Convent
Abbotsford Convent - 1 St Heliers Street Abbotsford
➲ Every Sunday
The Abbotsford Convent Tours initiative was established as a resource for the community to further engage with this arts, culture and learning precinct. Run entirely on the goodwill of volunteers, .. Guided Tours | Abbotsford Convent


View Event: Gulf Station
Gulf Station
1029 Melba Highway Yarra Glen
Gulf Station began in the 1840's as part of a 25000 acre run known as the Gulf. The Bell family began their lives here in the late 1840's and the homestead and outbuildings are a part of the legacy th ..
Gulf Station03 9656 9889Gulf Station
1029 Melba Highway


View Event: Gulf Station | Open
Gulf Station | Open
Gulf Station - 1029 Melba Highway Yarra Glen
➲ Every 1st Thursday
Yarra Valley's Pioneer Working Farm Located less than an hour away from Melbourne's CBD in the picturesque Yarra Valley, Gulf Station is one of the oldest and most intact timber farm complexes in .. Gulf Station | Open


View Event: H.M. Geelong Gaol
H.M. Geelong Gaol
202 Myers Street Geelong
The HM Prison Geelong was a high security prison until July 1991. Based on the Pentonville Prison, building of the Geelong Gaol commenced in 1849 and completed in 1865. A key feature of the Penton ..
H.M. Geelong Gaol1300 865 800H.M. Geelong Gaol
202 Myers Street


View Event: H.M.V.S. Cerberus | Historic Shipwreck
H.M.V.S. Cerberus | Historic Shipwreck
Black Rock
HMVS (Her Majesty's Victorian Ship) Cerberus has rested in three metres of water at Half Moon Bay since being scuttled to form a breakwater in 1926. To the casual observer there appeared to be no ..
H.M.V.S. Cerberus | Historic ShipwreckH.M.V.S. Cerberus | Historic Shipwreck


View Event: Harrick's Cottage
Harrick's Cottage
Harrick Road Keilor Park
Harrick's Cottage is of cultural significance as a rare surviving example of a pole constructed, tent shaped dwelling and is an example of an Irish immigrant settler's hut dating from the early 1860s. ..
Harrick's CottageHarrick's Cottage
Harrick Road


View Event: Heritage Hill Museum & Historic Gardens
Heritage Hill Museum & Historic Gardens
66 McCrae Street Dandenong
Take a trip back in time and discover Dandenong's unique social history through a visit to Heritage Hill Museum and Historic Gardens. Heritage Hill is comprised of three historic buildings, and a ..
Heritage Hill Museum & Historic Gardens03 9793 4511Heritage Hill Museum & Historic Gardens
66 McCrae Street


View Event: Heritage Hill Museum & Historic Gardens | Open Hours
Heritage Hill Museum & Historic Gardens | Open Hours
Heritage Hill Museum & Historic Gardens - 66 McCrae Street Dandenong
➲ Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Open to public: Tuesday to Friday, 10am-4pm Take a trip back in time and discover Dandenong's unique social history through a visit to Heritage Hill Museum and Historic Gardens. Heritage Hill i .. Heritage Hill Museum & Historic Gardens | Open Hours


View Event: Heronswood
Heronswood
105 Latrobe Parade Dromana
Heronswood is a historic property that was built in 1864 and is located in Dromana, Victoria. A Gothic Revival house built in 1874, and highly picturesque, it incorporates the original shingled roofed ..
HeronswoodHeronswood
105 Latrobe Parade


View Event: Karori
Karori
106 Devonshire Lane Mount Macedon
Karori is one of Mt Macedon's most intact and important 19th Century hill station properties. Karori is of architectural importance and the gardens of state significance. Karori is a 6 acre hill st ..
KaroriKarori
106 Devonshire Lane


View Event: Kenloch Estate
Kenloch Estate
487 Mount Dandenong Tourist Rd Olinda
Kenloch, a unique historical hills mansion was built for prominent businessman Thomas Kennon in the 1910's and is of historic, aesthetic and horticultural significance. By the late 1950s it was ope ..
Kenloch EstateKenloch Estate
487 Mount Dandenong Tourist Rd


View Event: La Trobe's Cottage
La Trobe's Cottage
Cnr Birdwood Ave and Dallas Brooks Drive Melbourne
La Trobe's Cottage was Victoria's first Government House. La Trobe's Cottage was the residence of Victoria's first governor, Charles Joseph La Trobe, his wife Sophie and their children from 1839 ..
La Trobe's Cottage03 9656 9800La Trobe's Cottage
Cnr Birdwood Ave and Dallas Brooks Drive


View Event: Labassa Mansion
Labassa Mansion
2 Manor Grove, Caulfield North
Labassa is an outstanding Victorian era mansion with opulent architectural features. Originally called 'Sylliott Hill', it was renamed 'Ontario' in the 1880s reflecting its new owner Alexander Wil ..
Labassa Mansion03 9527 6295 or 03 8663 7260Labassa Mansion
2 Manor Grove,


View Event: Larundel Mental Asylum
Larundel Mental Asylum
Corner Plenty Rd and Main Drive Bundoora
The former Larundel Mental Asylum site has been developed into a housing and shopping centre. Larundel Hospital was conceived in 1938 to replace the outdated Kew mental hospital. By 1940 work wa ..
Larundel Mental AsylumLarundel Mental Asylum
Corner Plenty Rd and Main Drive


View Event: Mawallok Homestead
Mawallok Homestead
3802 Geelong Road Stockyard Hill
3802 Geelong Road, Stockyard Hill (near Beaufort & Skipton) William Guilfoyle (Royal Botanic Gardens) designed Mawallok gardens. Mawallok (also spelt Mawallock, Mahkwallok and Mawhallock) stati ..
Mawallok HomesteadMawallok Homestead
3802 Geelong Road


View Event: McCrae Homestead and Galleries
McCrae Homestead and Galleries
11 Beverley Road, McCrae
Built by Andrew and Georgiana McCrae in 1844, McCrae Homestead is one of Victoria's oldest homesteads and is a physical reminder of the early pioneering life, using locally available materials and pri ..
McCrae Homestead and Galleries5981 2866 McCrae Homestead and Galleries
11 Beverley Road,


View Event: McCrae Homestead | Open
McCrae Homestead | Open
McCrae Homestead and Galleries - 11 Beverley Road McCrae
➲ Every Saturday, Sunday
What was life like for people during the early years of Victoria? How did they live? What were their homes like? What did they do to entertain themselves in their leisure time? Two families lived at M .. McCrae Homestead | Open


View Event: Melbourne Aquarium 1930
Melbourne Aquarium 1930
9 Nicholson Street Carlton
We were surprised to see on a DVD about old trams, an advertising hoarding in Carlton for a Melbourne Aquarium except it was the 1930's. As the cable tram rounded the corner from Nicholson Street i ..
Melbourne Aquarium 1930Melbourne Aquarium 1930
9 Nicholson Street


View Event: Melbourne Boathouses | Boat Sheds
Melbourne Boathouses | Boat Sheds
Alexandra Gardens - Boathouse Drive Melbourne
Melbourne's historic rowing boathouses on the banks of the Yarra River in Alexandra Gardens are home to following Melbourne rowing clubs. - Banks Rowing Club [1865] - Mercantile Rowing Club [1880] ..
Melbourne Boathouses | Boat ShedsMelbourne Boathouses | Boat Sheds
Boathouse Drive


View Event: Melbourne By Foot
Melbourne By Foot
Corner Swanston St Walk and Flinders St, Melbourne
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Melbourne By Foot is a personalised adventure through Melbourne's past and present. The tour which runs daily at 1pm is led by an experienced and friendly local guide who will take you on a journe .. Melbourne By Foot


View Event: Melbourne Town Hall
Melbourne Town Hall
90 - 130 Swanston Street Melbourne
Since 1870, Melbourne Town Hall has been at the heart of events which have shaped the city's future and celebrated monumental milestones. The Melbourne Town Hall is a magnificent heritage building ..
Melbourne Town Hall(03) 9658-9658Melbourne Town Hall
90 - 130 Swanston Street


View Event: Melbourne Town Hall | Tours
Melbourne Town Hall | Tours
Melbourne Town Hall - 100 Swanston Street, Melbourne
➲ Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
The City of Melbourne offers free tours of Melbourne's historic Town Hall, one of the city's oldest and perhaps most recognisable architectural landmarks. It gives visitors the chance to learn abou .. Melbourne Town Hall | Tours


View Event: Mont De Lancey Homestead & Museum
Mont De Lancey Homestead & Museum
71 Wellington Road Wandin
Mont De Lancey Historical Homestead & Museum Located in Wandin, Victoria, Australia, Mont De Lancey is known to most as a historic home, garden, museum, chapel and 1880's Slab Kitchen. Take a t ..
Mont De Lancey Homestead & Museum03 5964 2088Mont De Lancey Homestead & Museum
71 Wellington Road


View Event: Mooramong Homestead
Mooramong Homestead
635 Mooramong Road Skipton
The property is a working farm of nearly 4,000 acres, incorporating the Mackinnon Nature Reserve, home to the endangered Eastern Barred Bandicoot, and other Australian species such as the wedge-tailed ..
Mooramong Homestead03 9656 9889Mooramong Homestead
635 Mooramong Road


View Event: Mulberry Hill
Mulberry Hill
385 Golf Links Road Langwarrin
Home of Sir Daryl (artist) & Lady Joan (author) Lindsay Designed by Harold Desbrowe Annear, this magnificent American Colonial style-home was built in 1926 as an extension to a pre-existing 1880s w ..
Mulberry Hill03 9656 9889Mulberry Hill
385 Golf Links Road


View Event: Narmbool | Homestead and Gardens
Narmbool | Homestead and Gardens
Horsehill North Road Elaine
Narmbool, a magnificent pastoral property of 2,000 hectares located near Ballarat. Owned by The Sovereign Hill Museums Association, Narmbool is home to 12,000 sheep, koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, e ..
Narmbool | Homestead and Gardens(03) 5337 1188Narmbool | Homestead and Gardens
Horsehill North Road


View Event: National Trust of Australia (Victoria)
National Trust of Australia (Victoria)
4 Parliament Place, East Melbourne
The National Trust is a unique worldwide organisation that is 'apolitical' and primarily funded by its members. It speaks out and campaigns for the protection of our heritage; it manages and opens ..
National Trust of Australia (Victoria)03 9656 9800National Trust of Australia (Victoria)
4 Parliament Place,


View Event: Ned Kelly Touring Route
Ned Kelly Touring Route
Ned Kelly Touring Route Glenrowan
The Ned Kelly Touring Route website has a wealth of information about things to do, places to see and more along the route. The Ned Kelly Touring Route is a joint initiative between the municipalit ..
Ned Kelly Touring RouteNed Kelly Touring Route
Ned Kelly Touring Route


View Event: Noorilim Estate
Noorilim Estate
205 Wahring Murchison East Road, Wahring
Known as Noorilim, (local Ngurai-illum Aboriginal tribe meaning 'many lagoons') this magnificent homestead and its surrounding gardens is now classified by the National Trust, and has only recently be ..
Noorilim Estate(03) 5826 2444Noorilim Estate
205 Wahring Murchison East Road,


View Event: Old Beechworth Gaol
Old Beechworth Gaol
Cnr William Street and Sydney Road Beechworth
The Old Beechworth Gaol is one of Australia's most significant post European cultural sites. Its role in the chain of events that led to the execution of Ned Kelly is significant as it housed Ned's mo ..
Old Beechworth GaolOld Beechworth Gaol
Cnr William Street and Sydney Road


View Event: Old Melbourne Gaol
Old Melbourne Gaol
377 Russell Street, Melbourne
When the Old Melbourne Gaol was built in the mid-1800s, it dominated the Melbourne skyline as a symbol of authority. The Old Melbourne Gaol is one of Melbourne's best historical places and truly w ..
Old Melbourne Gaol(03 ) 8663 7228Old Melbourne Gaol
377 Russell Street,


View Event: Old Treasury Building
Old Treasury Building
20 Spring Street Melbourne
The Old Treasury Building regarded as one of the finest public buildings in Australia Come and visit the Old Treasury Building and its newest exhibit, Victorian Archival Treasures, produced by the ..
Old Treasury Building+61 (0) 3 9651 2233Old Treasury Building
20 Spring Street


View Event: Osborne House | Geelong
Osborne House | Geelong
Swinburne St Geelong North
Osborne House was built in 1858 for the squatter Robert Muirhead [died 1862] and his wife Mary [nee Adams died 1863]. Osborne House has had a number of owners and an interesting history. 1865-7 ..
Osborne House | GeelongOsborne House | Geelong
Swinburne St


View Event: Overnewton Castle
Overnewton Castle
51 Overnewton Road Keilor
Overnewton Castle, built in 1849 is a Scottish Baronial style castle set amidst four acres of private tranquil English gardens makes the perfect backdrop for your special wedding day. You may wish ..
Overnewton Castle9331 6367 Overnewton Castle
51 Overnewton Road


View Event: Parliament House | Tours
Parliament House | Tours
Parliament House - Corner of Spring St and Bourke St Melbourne
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Free public tours of Melbourne's Parliament House are conducted 8 times a day when Parliament is not sitting. Parliament House has been the seat of the Parliament of Victoria since 1855 except for .. Parliament House | Tours


View Event: Pentridge Prison
Pentridge Prison
Corner Pentridge Boulevard and Champ Street Coburg
HM Prison Pentridge was built in 1851 and closed on May 1 1997 in Coburg. HM Prison Pentridge was Victoria's main gaol and was split into like A - Short and long-term prisoners of good behavior, B ..
Pentridge PrisonPentridge Prison
Corner Pentridge Boulevard and Champ Street


View Event: Pirra Homestead
Pirra Homestead
108 Windermere Road, Lara
Pirra Mansion, the elegant old lady of Lara. Pirra Mansion has a rich and colourful past - and now, thanks to a major restoration and renovation project by Bisinella Developments, this iconic herit ..
Pirra Homestead(03) 5274 1643 | L. Bisinella Developments P/LPirra Homestead
108 Windermere Road,


View Event: Point Cook Homestead
Point Cook Homestead
1 Point Cook Homestead Road Point Cook
The Point Cook Homestead is a magnificent bayside heritage property on 25-acres, with fabulous country and city views. Services offered: -:- B&B accomodation -:- Bridal suite accommodation -:- ..
Point Cook Homestead(03) 9395 1213Point Cook Homestead
1 Point Cook Homestead Road


View Event: Polly Woodside
Polly Woodside
21 South Wharf Promenade, South Wharf
Polly Woodside is a National Trust tall ship: an 1885 three masted iron ship from Belfast moored in a dock next to Melbourne's Yarra River at South Wharf. With an interactive gallery and an excitin ..
Polly Woodside+61 3 9699 9760Polly Woodside
21 South Wharf Promenade,


View Event: Portable Iron Houses
Portable Iron Houses
399 Coventry Street, South Melbourne
Three inner city houses in Coventry Street, South Melbourne are among the few 19th century prefabricated iron buildings remaining in the world. With gold discovered in Victoria in 1851 accommodatio ..
Portable Iron Houses9699 2172 or 9645 7517 for Bookings Portable Iron Houses
399 Coventry Street,


View Event: Rippon Lea Estate | House & Gardens
Rippon Lea Estate | House & Gardens
192 Hotham Street Elsternwick
Located only 20 minutes from Melbourne's CBD, Rippon Lea Estate is one of the last of Australia's grand suburban estates. National Heritage listed, a visit to this treasure takes you on a journey ..
Rippon Lea Estate | House & Gardens03 9523 6095Rippon Lea Estate | House & Gardens
192 Hotham Street


View Event: Royal Arcade
Royal Arcade
335 BOURKE STREET MALL Melbourne
Royal Arcade offers a whole range of interesting and delightful stores where shoppers can find a wide variety of items. You will find famous jewellery stores including antique jewellers, to food, c ..
Royal Arcade+61 3 9670 7777Royal Arcade
335 BOURKE STREET MALL


View Event: Royal Exhibition Building
Royal Exhibition Building
9 Nicholson Street Carlton
The magnificent Royal Exhibition Building was completed in 1880 in time to host Melbourne's first International Exhibition. The first exhibition was a huge success, over 8 months attracting over on ..
Royal Exhibition Building13 11 02 | +61 3 9270 5000Royal Exhibition Building
9 Nicholson Street


View Event: Royal Exhibition Building Dome
Royal Exhibition Building Dome
Royal Exhibition Building - Carlton
Question: Is it possible to walk around the interior of the Royal Exhibition Building dome? Answer: In 2012 it is not possible but according to news reports (below) visitors will again be able to p ..
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