Museum in Melbourne

Living Museum

This charming museum focuses on the unique history of the area, home to a high proportion of migrants and traditionally working class. The museum promotes local participation in its programme of documenting and inte…
Gallery in Geelong

Geelong Art Gallery

With over 4000 works in its collection, this excellent gallery has celebrated Australian paintings such as Eugene von Guérard’s View of Geelong and Frederick McCubbin’s 1890 A Bush Burial. Also exhibits contemporar…
Gardens in Geelong

Botanic Gardens

The 1851 Botanic Gardens are a peaceful place for a stroll or picnic. The ‘21st-century’ garden at the entrance features indigenous plants from across Australia. It houses the great and ultra-kid-friendly Geelong Pl…
Museum in Geelong

National Wool Museum

More interesting than it may sound, this museum showcases the importance of the wool industry in shaping Geelong economically, socially and architecturally – many of the grand buildings in the area are former wool-s…
Historic Building in Melbourne

Werribee Mansion

Werribee Mansion is a stolid 1870s edifice brimming with colonial arriviste ambition.
Winery in Yarra Valley

Coldstream Hills

Chardonnay, effusive pinot noir and velvety merlot are the star picks.
Winery in Yarra Valley


Large winery with restaurant and gallery, plus fine Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir. Best known for its huge winery concerts.
Winery in Yarra Valley

Yering Station

Taste wines in the original 1859 winery, then take in the view from the upstairs cafe and buy up in the produce store. Walk through the lovely grounds to the modern fine-dining restaurant. The Yarra Valley Farmers’ …
Museum in Mornington

Old Post Office Museum

The 1863 Old Post Office Museum is a grand old building on Mornington's main street.
Maze in Mornington Peninsula

Enchanted Maze Garden

At Arthurs Seat, the Enchanted Maze Garden is a fantastic hedge maze and ornamental garden that makes the kids squeal with delight.