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Places to visit in Victoria
Welcome to Victoria – the home of some of Australia’s most significant and extraordinary heritage sites.
Enjoy a great day out with the National Trust of Victoria. We have twenty places in Melbourne and regional Victoria which are rich in history and are open to the public.
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You can organise tours of many properties including the Old Melbourne Gaol, Rippon Lea, Como House and many others. We also run a combined tour of Governor La Trobe's Cottage with the current Government House.
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The Trust has a vibrant exhibition program ranging from contemporary art to historic displays and social history shows.
We run over 300 events annually. We have events that appeal to children, families, couples and varying age groups. We have annual events like our Easter Egg hunt at Rippon Lea or special events like our pop-up Bars at Old Melbourne Gaol.
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Immerse yourself in the dark atmosphere of the Gaol, the Watch House and Court One of the Old Magistrates Court.
National Heritage Listed, Rippon Lea is a grand 19th C mansion complete with a Victorian garden to explore including a tower, heritage orchard, lake, childrens playground, fernery and grotto.
Situated in Caulfield, this grand French Renaissance mansion is a popular location for wedding photography as well as tours on weekends.
Arguably Victoria's oldest homestead, the McCrae homestead site includes a gallery with artefacts as well as the original homestead. The stories of original settlers, Georgiana and Andrew McCrae from London and later the Burrell family are told throughout the site.
Daryl Lindsay, noted painter, member of the artistic Lindsay family and director of the National Gallery of Victoria and his wife Joan Lindsay, celebrated author of Picnic at Hanging Rock enjoyed the peace and creative sanctuary of Mulberry Hill.
Gulf Station is a pioneer farm that has 11 original outbuildings that illustrate the daily life of work of a farm in the 19th C. Two generations of the Bell family developed the original Dickson lease of 25,000 acres in the Yarra Valley to create a successful dairy business in the mid 19th C.
This portable house was brought out from London by Victoria's first Governor, Charles Joseph La Trobe. The story of his fifteen years with his family in the Colony of Victoria are told throughout the modest home set in the heart of Melbourne.
Enter the home of a Hollywood Star of the Silent screen who married a successful grazier and emigrated to the Western district to create a 1920s styled home and substantial farm. Mooramong includes accommodation and Victoria's earliest and largest residential pools.
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Prefabricated in Hamburg in 1854, the Heights is one of the largest portable homes in Victoria. Popular for weddings the Heights includes extensive stables, grounds and historic water tower.
Located in historic Chiltern, Dow's Pharmacy includes an original chemist shop with original fittings and stock from over one hundred years. The apothecary workshop in the rear of the building houses the pill press and inventory of a lifetime of a pharmicist's work serving a local community.
This newspaper office with its printing presses and linotype is a reminder of the important function the local newspaper had in a rural community.
Home of Henry Handel Richardson, Lake View House features in her novel about the life a country doctor in her novel, The fortunes of Richard Mahony.
These rare examples of prefabricated homes were brought out by early settlers to Melbourne. Simple, sparse and poorly insulated, they provide an insight into the lives of early Melbourne citizens in the middle and lower classes.
This site acts as a host farm for rare breeds of farm animals that are no longer economically viable on modern commercial farms.
A homestead and wildlife sanctuary on the Mornington Peninsula The Briars homestead was completed in 1851 and occupied by Alexander Balcombe.