Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust, Night Tours
The historic and iconic Melbourne General Cemetery is the final resting place of many notable Victorians. These include Australia’s longest serving Prime Minister, Sir Robert Menzies, famous author Marcus Clarke, legendary billiards player Walter Lindrum, the famous Princess Theatre ghost Federici and the memorial to ill-fated explorers, Burke and Wills.
During their night tours, experienced guides will ‘introduce’ you to Melbourne General Cemetery’s who’s who, while giving you fascinating insights into one of Australia’s most historically significant cemeteries.
Tours are usually conducted throughout the year year: Friday nights (except Winter) Midsummer (late February), Full Moon (April/May) and Halloween (31 October).
Cost: Adult $25, Concession $20 and Family (2 Adults, up to 3 children under 16) $80.
Tours are also arranged by appointment at other times (in these instances, minimum numbers apply).
All tour proceeds are used restoration projects.
For more information or to book a tour online, please click on the Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust website link and follow the prompts. Alternatively, call the team at Families First Funeral Services, and we can provide you with their contact information.