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A Modern History Tour of Braddon

Braddon, act

Discover Braddon’s recent urban history on this tour of the exceptional and eclectic local architecture and design. Follow the transformation of Braddon from a former industrial area into Canberra’s most creative precinct as you visit the suburb’s architectural gems and street art both old and new.

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Identification of Lace

Fyshwick, act

Lace is a complex structural textile and an important part of European textiles history. Lace is made in a lot of different ways and styles and the best care is filled with myth and wives tales which are often damaging. Victoria Pearce Senior Conservator of Endangered Heritage will talk about lace.

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Preventing loss of valuables in a disaster

Braidwood, act

Victoria Pearce from Endangered Heritage in conjunction with Queanbeyan Palerang Regional Council will deliver a talk on how best to prepare for disaster in the home. This talk augments the advice from RFS and delivers on how family valuables can be best planned for before fire or flood.

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La Trobe’s Cottage Open House

Melbourne, vic

Charles Joseph La Trobe, Victoria's first Governor, lived with his wife Sophie and their four children for nearly 15 years in the family’s elegant prefabricated cottage. Take a tour of La Trobe's Cottage and hear some fascinating stories about life in early Melbourne

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Ghosts of the Old City Williamstown

Williamstown, vic

Explore King William's Town, the original capital of Victoria, by lamp light. Steeped with history, apparitions, alleyways and lager it was once a thriving town full of colourful ladies, drunken sailors and convicts.

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Pentridge Prison D Division Ghost Tour

Coburg, vic

Walk in the footsteps of notorious Chopper Reed, discover the famous outlaw Ned Kelly’s remains and experience the final moments of Ronald Ryan, the last man to be executed in Australia.

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J Ward Lunatic Asylum Ghost Tour

Ararat, vic

Visit Australia's home to the criminally insane, J Ward Lunatic Asylum. Explore the museum followed by a ghost tour of the home of notorious criminals including Chopper Read, Gary Webb and William Wallace.

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Queenscliff Heritage Walk

Queenscliff, vic

Be transported back in time with a guided walking tour exploring Queenscliff and its heritage. Guided by a local, discover Queenscliff’s past and learn about its rich history.

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