Past Events

Truganina Explosive Reserve – Open Day

Have you ever travelled down Queen Street in Altona and wondered what is behind that long corrugated iron fence? Well, now is your chance to find out by taking a guided tour, and learning all about the history of the reserve and the plants and animals that reside there. Altona’s […]

Hobsons Bay Libraries – Genetics & Genealogy

Onlline Session

Hobsons Bay Libraries Heritage team are hosting a Genetics and genealogy: DNA testing for family history research event in September which will be held over two sessions, both online via video chat. Session 1 is scheduled for Thurs 10 September, 6.45pm to 7.45pm, and Session 2 will be on Fri 11 September, 6.45pm to […]

Paranormal Investigations

Altona Homestead 128 Queen Street, Altona, Victoria

Lantern Ghost Tours Meet at Altona Homestead, Logan Reserve, Altona. Get a group of friends together and become a ghost hunter for the evening with expert paranormal investigators showing you how to run a vigil in the historic, haunted Altona Homestead. You will be using various divination tools and paranormal […]

Exhibition of Record Sound

Altona Homestead 128 Queen Street, Altona, Victoria

The Homestead is currently displaying items from the the Museum of Recorded Sound which have been loaned to our Society by Graeme Kerss. Some items go back to the early 1900's showing the various forms of how sound was recorded and played right up to the 21st Century and the […]

Recurring

Homestead Open

Altona Homestead 128 Queen Street, Altona, Victoria

The Altona Homestead provides visitors of all ages the opportunity to take a step back to the time of our early settlers to the region of Altona. Located overlooking the tranquil Logan Reserve and in close proximity to the Altona foreshore, the homestead is a unique and treasured part of […]

QR Heritage Walks

Altona Homestead 128 Queen Street, Altona, Victoria

WWW.HobsonsBayQRwalks.com.au is a QR code podcast installation created by local artist Gina Kennedy with contributions from over 50 members of the Hobsons Bay Community. The QR Codes will be installed at locations on two curated walks, one around Altona and one around Laverton/Altona Meadows on July 16th 2021

Ghost Tour

Altona Homestead 128 Queen Street, Altona, Victoria

Visit one of Australia's original homesteads, only 20 minutes drive from Melbourne. The homestead has long had a reputation for hauntings and has been the centre of paranormal investigations. Sarah Langhorne died in 1871, but many people claim to have seen her ghostly apparition peering from a window of Altona […]

Ghost Tour

Altona Homestead 128 Queen Street, Altona, Victoria

Visit one of Australia's original homesteads, only 20 minutes drive from Melbourne. The homestead has long had a reputation for hauntings and has been the centre of paranormal investigations. Sarah Langhorne died in 1871, but many people claim to have seen her ghostly apparition peering from a window of Altona Homestead. […]

Ghost Tour

Altona Homestead 128 Queen Street, Altona, Victoria

Visit one of Australia's original homesteads, only 20 minutes drive from Melbourne. The homestead has long had a reputation for hauntings and has been the centre of paranormal investigations. Sarah Langhorne died in 1871, but many people claim to have seen her ghostly apparition peering from a window of Altona Homestead. […]

Truganina Explosive Reserve – Open Day

Have you ever travelled down Queen Street in Altona and wondered what is behind that long corrugated iron fence? Well, now is your chance to find out by taking a guided tour, and learning all about the history of the reserve and the plants and animals that reside there. Altona’s […]