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Spotswood Industrial Heritage Tour
April 24 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
As part of Heritage Hobsons Bay and National Trust’s Australian Heritage Festival.
The Spotswood Industrial Heritage Tour takes participants on a journey from Spotswood’s agricultural beginnings to its transformation into an important industrial centre for Melbourne. The tour also features the iconic Spotswood pumping station, which was built in the 1890’s as a key component of the Melbourne Sewage Scheme. This tour utilises the Museums Victoria Spotswood Industrial Tour App. However people with or without devices can attend. Follow the guide and listen to the audio at each stop, or download the app before leaving home and follow the guide listening to your own device. The app uses audio, video, and historical photographs.
Bookings via http://heritagehobsonsbay.eventbrite.com
HERITAGE HOBSONS BAY
18 April to 19 May 2019
Explore Hobsons Bay during the Australian Heritage Festival. Discover history and heritage from waterfront Williamstown, the original port of Melbourne, to the 177-year-old Altona Homestead built by the Langhorne family. Join us for a program of events; including guided walking tours, exhibitions and open days that tell some of our unique heritage stories.
For further information visit www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/heritagehobsonsbay or call the Hobsons Bay Visitor Information Centre ON 9932 4310.