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, February 24.


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

Sunday, January 18: Join us on a new guided Heritage Walk - It will leave at 1.30pm from Phat Milk (corner of Mount Alexander Road and Mangalore Street) and return there about an hour and a half later for tea or coffee. Cost is $10, with tea or coffee included. Bookings are not required.

Contact Details

Ph. (03) 9370 4607


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