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Palace Letters: Sir John Kerr and Buckingham Palace
Tuesday 14th of July 2020 sees the release of the Palace letters between Sir John Kerr and Buckingham Palace that led to Gough Whitlam's sacking in 1975 and dismissal of the Whitlam government. Hun ..
⊜ 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 ..
The Shot Tower | Clifton Hill
⊜ 94 Alexandra Parade Clifton Hill
The largest shot tower in Australia is a unique reminder of industrial ammunitions history. At 263 feet tall, Clifton Hill Shot Tower vies with Taroona Shot Tower as the tallest in the world. Buil ..
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 ..
Wedderburn Newsagency & General Store
⊜ 62 High St, Wedderburn
The General Store Museum is Wedderburn's original goldfields shop with products from the gold rush era, including a coach builder's workshop with the original blacksmith forge and horse drawn buggies ..
⊜ 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 ..
⊜ 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 ..
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 ..
⊜ 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 ..
⊜ 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 ..
⊜ 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 ..
Bendigo Joss House Temple | Open
⊜ Bendigo Joss House Temple - Finn Street Bendigo North
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayOpen 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 ..
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 ..
McCrae Homestead | Open
⊜ McCrae Homestead and Galleries - 11 Beverley Road McCrae
➲ Every Saturday, SundayWhat 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 ..
Royal Exhibition Building | Fountain Restoration
⊜ Royal Exhibition Building - Closed - Carlton
New funding will see the Royal Exhibition Building's French Fountain restored to its former glory. The beautiful French Fountain is a significant part of the Carlton Gardens precinct and a pleasant ..
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 ..
⊜ 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 ..
Heritage Hill Museum & Historic Gardens | Open Hours
⊜ Heritage Hill Museum & Historic Gardens - 66 McCrae Street Dandenong
➲ Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, FridayOpen 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 ..
Villa Alba House & Gardens | Open Days
⊜ Villa Alba - 44 Walmer Street Kew
➲ Every 1st SundayVilla Alba has regular open days on the first Sunday of the month from 1 pm to 4 pm. Visitors are requested not to wear stiletto heeled shoes as these can damage the floors. Tea or coffee and b ..
Gulf Station | Open
⊜ Gulf Station - 1029 Melba Highway Yarra Glen
➲ Every 1st ThursdayYarra 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 ..
Parliament House | Tours
⊜ Parliament House - Corner of Spring St and Bourke St Melbourne
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, FridayFree 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 ..
Cooper's Settlement | Open
⊜ Cooper's Settlement - 1069 Plenty Road Bundoora
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayCooper'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 ..
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 ..
⊜ 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 ..
The Federal Standard Printing Works
⊜ Main Street Chiltern
➲ Every 2nd SundayC/- Dow's Pharmacy The Federal Standard Printing Works features machines used in the production of the local newspaper, The Federal Standard, which was published here for 110 years, and which are m ..
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 ..
Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Walk
⊜ High Street, Seymour
Seven years in the making, the Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Walk was opened in March 2013. The Wall includes both the names of all Australian veterans who served in the Vietnam War and a photographi ..
⊜ 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 ..
⊜ 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 ..
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 ..
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