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Rich in history and conservation values

This reserve is open the first Sunday of every month. Except January and perhaps February when it’s... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
Frank154
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Melbourne, Australia
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fascinating history

Well worth heading here on a tour or open day. Also has lovely native flora. Nice location right on... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
JohnG3121
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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23 Jun 2018
“Rich in history and conservation values”
13 Mar 2018
“fascinating history”
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276 Queen Street, Altona, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3018, Australia
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

This reserve is open the first Sunday of every month. Except January and perhaps February when it’s quite hot. This area has a Homestead which was lived in by the original caretakers of the reserve. The reserve was used as storage for explosives used in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Well worth heading here on a tour or open day. Also has lovely native flora. Nice location right on beach

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 25 January 2018

The Truganina Explosives Reserve has a long history, although it is now disused and being restored. Tours are available to see the old homestead, the garden and other buildings. During the war over 70 years ago, there was a huge complex of buildings and facilities...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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