N I G H T L I F E

vic 4 Jan 2016 - 17 Apr 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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La Trobe’s Cottage and Government House Combined Group Tours (2017)

vic 20 Mar 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
Discover Melbourne’s rich heritage in the grand State Rooms of Government House and in the simple yet elegant La Trobe’s Cottage, home to Victoria’s first Lieutenant-Governor. This event is running on Mondays and Thursdays, subject to availability with Government House and must be booked at least two weeks in advance.  
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Easter Holidays at the Old Melbourne Gaol (2017)

vic 1 Apr 2017 - 17 Apr 2017
Come to the Old Melbourne Gaol these Easter Holidays to be locked up in the old Watch House and then sent to gaol (guided tours available in addition to normal entry fee). Explore the former Magistrate’s Court by stepping into the gown of a Magistrate or Barrister and have your
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Como House Tours 2017

vic 7 Jan 2017 - 17 Dec 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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Pirate Sundays at Polly Woodside (2017)

vic 8 Jan 2017 - 3 Dec 2017
Bring along your scallywags and buccaneers and join us at Polly Woodside for a day of adventures. The first treasure hunt is at 11am, which kicks off a variety of activities throughout the day. The children get to scrub the decks, ring the bell, participate in pirate games and arts
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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
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