Altona Homestead

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Built in the mid-1840s by Alfred and Sarah Langhorne, Altona Homestead was the first homestead built on the foreshore of Port Phillip Bay. Remaining a private residence until 1920, the homestead changed ownership a number of times and served as a seaside holiday village, Council offices, meeting place for community groups and even a dentist.

In 1989, the refurbished building was officially opened to the public and is home to the Altona Laverton Historical Society.

Open Hours: 1st Sunday of the month 10:30am to 2:30pm. Every Saturday (except first Saturday)10:00am to 12:00pm. Every Tuesday 11:00am to 2:00pm.

Facilities

Australian Tourism Accreditation Carpark Disabled access available Family Friendly Food and Refreshments Free Wifi History & Heritage Picnic Area Public Toilet Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation

Rates

From AU$2.00

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