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Incinerator History Tours

Thursday 17 Oct / Friday 15 Nov 
/ or community groups by appointment

Free

Incinerator tours

The Incinerator offers free history tours to community groups, led by Incinerator Volunteers.

On this tour discover the unique story of the Incinerator Gallery buildings 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.

Tours last 45 minutes, are available on request and are subject to availability. Groups must have a minimum of 8 participants.

Tours start at 11am on:

  • Thursday 17 October
  • Friday 15 November

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Community Group Tours

For more information or to request a community group booking for your members, contact Christine via email chealey@mvcc.vic.gov.au or call 03 9243 1740.

Schools interested in booking tours please click here.