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Scout Heritage Victoria Open Day

Bentleigh East, vic

The Scout Heritage Adventure Centre - 'Museum on Mackie' is the premier Scout Museum in Victoria. It showcases the History of Scouting in Victoria from 1908 to the present day. The Centre holds our Victorian Scouting Archives and memorabilia collection.

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Mother’s Day at the Duldig Studio, Museum & Sculpture Garden

Malvern East, vic

Enjoy a Mother’s Day morning or afternoon tea in the Museum Gallery & Museum of Karl & Slawa Horowitz-Duldig: a unique experience to view works of art and sculptures in an authentic domestic setting.

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Ned Kelly Connections

Caulfield South, vic

Come and meet Ned Kelly and his associates in three cemetery walks across Melbourne. At Brighton, you will meet the Police involved in hunting and capturing Ned Kelly after the Stringybark Creek killings, a kindly preacher, journalist & official witnesses at the hanging. Costs include afternoon tea.

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CANCELLED – History Matters: A brief history of Gardiners Creek

Malvern, vic

Learn the history of Gardiners Creek in this engaging and informative talk by renowned archaeologist and historian Dr Gary Presland.

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Malvern Heritage Walk

Malvern, vic

Beginning at the base of the clock tower of the Malvern Town Hall, you will explore and see differently heritage places in Malvern such as the Town Hall, nearby Police Station and former Court House, Stonnington’s only bluestone house and more!

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Re-imagining mid-century architecture

Beaumaris, vic

Join a panel of expert architects, designers and creatives with experience in renovating and restoring mid-century modern homes or building a house inspired by mid-century modern design. The talented panel will present images of their projects and answer questions at the completion of the discussion

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Connecting today with our history

Black Rock, vic

Visit historic Black Rock House in the city of bayside and explore the history of its inhabitants of yesteryear. 168 years ago the house was built as a family summer home. Visit and see for yourself how they lived in 1856.

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Researching Military Ancestors

Camberwell, vic

Learn how to search for records on the world wars and other conflicts, repatriation files, soldier settlement files and more, with Way Back When historians.

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Rippon Lea Estate

Elsternwick, vic

Rippon Lea is a large 19th century mansion surrounded by 7 hectares of Victorian pleasure gardens. It is listed on the National Heritage Register as one of the finest examples of original suburban estate in Australia.

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Bird Spotter Walks at Rippon Lea Estate

Elsternwick, vic

The varied landscape of Rippon Lea Estate provides a refuge to many of south-east Australia’s disappearing bird species. This tour offers birdwatching enthusiasts of all levels a new appreciation of the biodiversity of this magnificent 19th century Estate.

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Significant Trees of Rippon Lea – a walking tour

Elsternwick, vic

The trees at Rippon Lea are an important part of the Estate’s history, with some dating back to the 1880s. This walking tour will provide a fascinating insight into the work required to manage and nurture this magnificent collection for the enjoyment of today’s visitors and future generations.

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National Trust Stone Fruit Jam and Raspberry Jam making competition

Elsternwick, vic

Calling all Jam makers! It’s time to get out your jam pans, cook up a storm and enter a jar (or two) of your home made jam in the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Stone Fruit Jam and Raspberry Jam Making Competition. Show off your skills and share the story that inspires your love of jam making.

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Botanica Festival

Elsternwick, vic

A celebration of our natural environment, gardening and sustainability.

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Toorak Mansion Tour

Toorak, vic

Come on a guided tour with architectural historian and former Mayor of Stonnington, Steve Stefanopoulos OAM, to discover the magnificent features, exquisite interiors and opulent rooms of this internationally significant Toorak mansion, ending with a glass of sparkling wine.

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Magistrates Barristers and Prosecutors: Personalities involved with Ned Kelly’s Capture and Trial

East St Kilda, vic

Come on a fascinating tour of selected graves in the historic St Kilda Cemetery. Be transported back 140 years to hear about
some of the people who were involved with Ned Kelly.

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Still Life Sketching in the Gallery

Toorak, vic

Come join us for a relaxed still life sketching session in the gallery. Sketch with others, be inspired by the exhibition on display in a charming 1890s manse. Bring your own materials (hard back sketch book preferred) and enjoy some creative time in good company.

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Church Organs of St Kilda

St Kilda, vic

Port Phillip Guided Walks Program:
Discover the stories of Port Phillip (St Kilda, South Melbourne and Port Melbourne) with our free, all ages Guided Walks program. Our walks will give you fascinating insights into the places, events, lives and legends that built this City.

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The Art of Sacrifice

Hawthorn, vic

Enjoy an evening with portrait artist George Petrou OAM to discuss his book, 'The Art of Sacrifice.'

‘The Art of Sacrifice’ features 70 portraits, 63 stories, and historical images to tell the stories of Anzacs' courage and sacrifice. It is a stunning contribution to the understanding and commemoration of all those who have served Australia.

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World premiere – ‘Let the Light Shine’ documentary on Australian commemorative stained glass

Prahran, vic

Join GLAAS Inc at the world premiere of 'Let the Light Shine', a 30-minute documentary that sheds new light on war by exploring the social, cultural and military history embedded in glass, especially some spectacular (rarely seen and often forgotten) stained-glass windows throughout Australia.

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Como House and Garden

South Yarra, vic

Immerse yourself in the history and luxury that make Como Melbourne’s most glamorous stately home.

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Archaeology Site Dig and Expert Panel Discussion

South Yarra, vic

The National Trust and the Heritage Council of Victoria presents this opportunity for visitors of all ages to immerse themselves in Victoria’s rich history, while exploring the exciting discipline of archaeology.

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