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 (corner of Kellaway Avenue and Mount Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds)


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, June 23.


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, June 23: Members are reminded of the change of venue of June Meeting, which will take place at St Columba's College, Leslie Road, Essendon.

Tuesday, July 28: Our Annual General Meeting will be held at 7:30pm at the Courthouse Museum. It will be followed by a "Member's Night" with some videos featuring the local area and its history.


Contact Details


Phone: (03) 9370 4607


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