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History in the Suburbs

Recently we we participated in a tour of Jacks Magazine, a disused Government munitions magazine on... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Darren L
History among the houses

There is so much industrial history in the West of Melbourne unknown to those who do not live... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

Recently we we participated in a tour of Jacks Magazine, a disused Government munitions magazine on the banks of the Marribyrnong River. It was a fantastic 1 hour tour of the magazine with our tour guide providing lots of history and insight into the facility...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

There is so much industrial history in the West of Melbourne unknown to those who do not live there. The high bluestone walls enclose an old explosives store, that had river access.

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Old munitions site, surrounded by very tall bluestone wall. Situated in the Maribyrnong river parklands district, you can take in the scenery, or a picnic. Probably good to tell you that you cannot actually enter this historic site, but get a great view from the...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

In a bid to highlight the historical and cultural "west" (notably Footscray, Yarraville and Maribyrnong), several tours were promoted in November 2016. My husband and I booked ourselves in for a 90-minute tour of Jack's Magazine because this site has always fascinated us. When we...More

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