Labassa Mansion Tours

vic 17 Jan 2016 - 20 Nov 2016
Labassa is an outstanding Victorian era mansion with opulent architectural features. The mansion was redeveloped in the French Second Empire style by German born architect, John A. B. Koch, who remodelled the house into a thirty-five room mansion. The interior features gilt embossed wallpapers, ornate stained glass and a rare
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Virtually There Exhibition – 60th Anniversary Exhibition at the National Trust

vic 5 May 2016 - 29 Jul 2016
Virtually There invites visitors to explore new virtual and augmented reality technologies through historic stories and real places.
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Open House Melbourne – Tasma Terrace

vic 30 Jul 2016 - 31 Jul 2016
The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) presents Virtually There, a new exhibition marking the 60th anniversary of the National Trust which uses virtual reality to explore the past. The exhibition using the latest technology will take viewers on virtual tours to some of the National Trust properties and collections across Victoria, all
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The Dressmaker Costume Exhibition at Rippon Lea

vic 22 Apr 2016 - 31 Jul 2016
Following in the footsteps of the popular Dressmaker Costume Exhibition at Barwon Park Mansion, the exquisite collection of haute couture costumes from the critically acclaimed film, The Dressmaker, is moving to Rippon Lea. Visitors can marvel at the costumes featured in the movie by award-winning costume designers Marion Boyce and
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Open House Melbourne – Como House

vic 30 Jul 2016 - 31 Jul 2016
For this year’s Open House Melbourne, Como House will be displaying a special fashion exhibition all weekend with costumes from the National Trust’s costume collection. The largest privately owned collection in Australia. Later, join us in the ballroom for a Victorian pastimes workshop and a cupcake on the porch as you watch
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Open House Melbourne – Portable Iron Houses

vic 30 Jul 2016 - 31 Jul 2016
During Open House Melbourne, The Portable Iron Houses in South Melbourne will be open to visitors. The three corrugated iron and wood houses, Patterson, Bellhouse and Abercrombie are all the result of significant preservation campaigns. In the nineteenth century these pre-fabricated iron buildings along with, cottages, churches, theatres and shops
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Winter Chills in the Como Ballroom

vic 31 Jul 2016
During Open House Melbourne, we are celebrating the rich heritage behind Como’s Grand Ballroom with a program of enchanting music, performed by five exceptional young performers on Como’s original 1870’s piano. Enjoy their performance upon our 140-year-old piano, in the glorious surrounds of the Grand Ballroom. The recital is then followed by
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