Incinerator History Tours 2022

Free — Tickets essential

At Incinerator Gallery — 10 to 11am
9 Aug | 20 Oct | 15 Nov

At Incinerator Gallery — 11 to 12noon
9 Jul | 24 Sep

Online tours and community groups by appointment

Community, change and creativity

On this tour discover the unique story of the Incinerator Gallery and its architectural, environmental and technological history. Regarded as a significant building by the National Trust the striking Essendon Incinerator, designed by the offices of Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahoney, set new standards in Australia for municipal architecture and its integration into suburbia.

Once a wetland by the Maribyrnong River, the Incinerator with its fascinating past is now the heart of Moonee Valley and a venue that provides the community with opportunities to engage with art, architecture and the environment.

Incinerator History Tours are led by trained Volunteer Guides.

History tours run on the following days in 2022:

  • 11am, Saturday, 9 July — click here
  • 10am, Tuesday, 9 August
  • 11am, Saturday, 24 September
  • 10am, Thursday, 20 October
  • 10am, Tuesday, 15 November

Please note: We will do our best to keep to this schedule but dates may change with limited notice only people with a ticket will be notified of any changes to this program

Community Group Tours

To request a community group booking for your members, contact or call 03 9243 1750 with your preferred days and times.

Community Group Tours are delivered in English and may be available in Greek or other languages.

Schools interested in Year level appropriate tours please click here.


Free — Tickets essential as group sizes limited 

Thinking about volunteering?

To learn about volunteering for Moonee Valley City Council see here.