FLAGSTAFF HILL TOUR

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Explore Melbourne’s oldest park – Flagstaff Gardens –  with  its extraordinary history of rare and ancient trees,  graveyard, signal station, observatory, corroboree site, promenade for early Melbournians and historic buildings. There is no better way to learn the history of Early Melbourne! View many historic paintings  of early Melbourne created by artists from the hill and recreate the early landscape. Classified by the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) and listed by the Australian Heritage Commission, Flagstaff Gardens and its perimeter history include:

Melbourne’s first signal station and shipping office.
Melbourne’s first  science facility – the Observatory
Melbourne’s first Cemetery.
Melbourne’s first park.

Melbourne’s oldest building  St James Cathedral.
Melbourne’s oldest home – 330 King St.
Melbourne’s first public playground.
Melbourne’s oldest market.
Melbourne’s first ‘clock’ – the time ball tower.
Melbourne’s first celebration of Separation.
Some of Melbourne’s oldest trees.

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