The Essendon Historical Society collects and promotes information for the suburbs of Ascot Vale, Moonee Ponds, Essendon, Flemington, Strathmore and Kensington.


Moonee Ponds Courthouse Museum Cnr. Kellaway Avenue and Mt. Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds. 3039.


The Society meets from February to November at the Moonee Ponds Courthouse Museum on the 4th Tuesday of the month except January at 7.30pm. Visitors are welcome. Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, May 27.


Courthouse Museum

The Courthouse Museum is open each Sunday afternoon (2-5pm) (except Christmas Day and Easter Sunday).

Our current exhibition features items from our collection related to WWI in the local area, including journals, letters, photographs badges and other artefacts that survived the conflict.


Coming Events

Tuesday, May 27: Our May Meeting will be held at 7:30pm at the Moonee Ponds Courthouse Museum. Member, Marilyn Kenny will be speaking on the Essendon Village Settlement.


Contact Details


Phone: (03) 9370 4607


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