What’s On These Holidays at the Old Melbourne Gaol (Summer 2016-17)

vic 27 Dec 2016 - 25 Jan 2017
Come to the Old Melbourne Gaol these summer holidays to be locked up in the old Watch House and then sent to gaol (guided tours available in addition to ticket price). Take time to explore the former Magistrates’ Court by stepping into the gown of a Magistrate or Barrister and have your
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vic 4 Jan 2016 - 26 Mar 2017
The N I G H T  L I F E exhibition at Barwon Park Mansion showcases a very dynamic and visually impressive time in Victoria’s fashion history. Set in an atmosphere of exuberant play and optimistic discovery, the evening wear on show references the night sky, stars and planets, neon
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Como House Tours 2017

vic 7 Jan 2017 - 26 Feb 2017
Built in 1847, Como House & Garden is an intriguing mix of Australian Regency and classic Italianate architecture. This time-capsule of Melbourne aristocracy spans a century from the Gold Rush era through two World Wars. A Como house tour offers a glimpse into the privileged lifestyle of former owners, the Armytage family, who
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Summer Sessions at Rippon Lea Estate 2017

vic 8 Jan 2017 - 26 Mar 2017
Spend a leisurely afternoon listening to live music, play a round of croquet, bocce or quoits or simply relax on the shady lawns of Rippon Lea House & Gardens. Enjoy some light lunch or a sweet treat in our café or bring your own picnic. We look forward to welcoming

Open Days at La Trobe’s Cottage 2017

vic 2 Oct 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
Visitors to La Trobe’s Cottage will learn how Charles Joseph La Trobe, Victoria’s first Governor and a keen botanist, lived with his family in early Melbourne on their garden estate at Jolimont. They will also learn about La Trobe the visionary administrator, who played an important role in setting up