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First Nations led tour of Pentridge Prison’s former B Division

vic 1 Jun 2024
A unique opportunity as part of National Reconciliation Week to learn about the First Nations experience of incarceration at HM Prison Pentridge.
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Internal Monologues by Amanda Nichols

vic 23 May 2024 - 31 May 2024
Internal Monologues invites audiences to go beyond the façade of historical costumes and delve into the mystique of their interior, revealing their rich (hi)stories, asking us what historical costume can reveal that is absent within fashion and vice versa. By re-imagining historical artefacts from the collection of the National Trust
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Members Event: Mrs Sargood’s Salon

vic 9 May 2024
Sung in Rippon Leas's earliest days, enjoy the songs Marian Sargood herself collected and sang in the elegant sitting room of her own home.
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The Fine Art of Traditional Trades | Melbourne Design Week Panel Discussion

vic 27 May 2024
The grand Parisian cathedral of Notre Dame is rising from the ashes. 800 -year- old woodwork practices are being revived to help in the rebuild. Closer to home, many of our heritage buildings also require traditional materials and techniques to survive.
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Como House of Discovery: Eat with your Eyes – Aesthetic Dining and the Art of the Table.

vic 22 May 2024 - 4 Aug 2024
Step inside Como House and discover a world where dining transcends mere sustenance and transforms into an exquisite visual and sensory installation. Delve into the artistry of tablescaping where motifs, colours, and designs converge in a rich tapestry of sensory delight.
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Australian Heritage Festival | The People of Polly Woodside

vic 18 Apr 2024 - 16 May 2024
Launched in 1885 in Belfast, the Polly Woodside made 17 trips around the world and operated between Australia and New Zealand. She was used as a coal ship following World War Two, and by 1968 was the last square-rigged deep-water commercial sailing ship still afloat in Australasia. Led by an
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Australian Heritage Festival | Webinar Series – Heritage: What you didn’t know

vic 19 Apr 2024 - 3 May 2024
Hear from a series of professional industry speakers on a range of topics designed to broaden your understanding of heritage. This webinar series will cover topics including what are the common misconceptions about heritage, what does archaeology actually look like today and why is heritage relevant in combating climate change?
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Australian Heritage Festival | Significant Trees of Rippon Lea

vic 3 May 2024 - 10 May 2024
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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Australian Heritage Festival | B Division Tour & Live Painting With Chris Austin

vic 4 May 2024
An exclusive opportunity to hear from The Torch artist and Keerraaywoorrong man, Chris Austin about his artwork that is deeply influenced and informed by his own time spent behind the bluestone walls of Pentridge, followed by a live painting in the Old Warders residence.
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Australian Heritage Festival | Pentridge Prison Precinct Tour

vic 21 Apr 2024 - 12 May 2024
The Pentridge Prison Precinct Tour will encompass not only the infamous H Division, but also the surrounding precinct where visitors can learn about the ever-changing landscape of the Prison, including sections not usually included on public tours.
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Australian Heritage Festival | Archaeology Site Dig and Expert Panel Discussion

vic 18 May 2024
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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Australian Heritage Festival | Fleece, Fibre and Fancywork

vic 28 Apr 2024
Come and meet the cutest sheep in the world and be immersed wool at the Fleece, Fibre and Fancywork event at Gulf Station.
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Botanica Festival 2024

vic 19 May 2024
A celebration of our natural environment, gardening and sustainability.
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Australian Heritage Festival | The Female Ward Tour

vic 19 Apr 2024 - 12 May 2024
Walk in the footsteps of past female prisoners and discover what life was like for women incarcerated in Old Melbourne Gaol.
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Como Approach Workshop: Architectural Glass with Bruce Hutton

vic 26 Apr 2024
Bruce Hutton founded Almond glass in 1994. He completed a Fine Arts Degree (Chisholm Institute of Technology) majoring in stained glass in 1988, he then went on to work in the industry both in Australia, England and South Africa. He completed a Postgraduate (Monash University) in 1996, focusing on the conservation and restoration techniques of stained glass.
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Como House of Discovery: Under Things

vic 1 Mar 2024
A subtle uncovering of layers, Como House is transformed into a boudoir where under things are revealed in their material beauty.
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Victorian Secrets, Underwear of the 1850s

vic 23 Mar 2024 - 27 Apr 2024
Discover the secrets of dressing (and undressing) in the 1850s!
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Exhibition: My Day of Days

vic 11 Feb 2024 - 26 May 2024
Experience ‘My Day of Days’ a unique and enchanting exhibition where love, intrigue and creativity intertwine in the picturesque setting of Mulberry Hill on the Mornington Peninsula.
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Australian Heritage Festival Victoria 2024

vic 18 Apr 2024
The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) is excited to announce that Australia’s biggest community-driven Heritage Festival in Victoria will run from Thursday 18 April to Saturday 18 May 2024.
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School Holiday Events & Activities

vic 15 Sep 2023 - 6 Oct 2024
The National Trust Victoria offers a year-round program of School Holiday activities for kids of all ages to enjoy.
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Victoria’s Government House Tours

vic 4 Jul 2022
Discover Melbourne’s rich heritage in the grand State Rooms of Government House
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