Join us for a digital celebration of our City’s architecture and history at Open House Melbourne 2020.
Discover and explore some of Boroondara’s most iconic buildings, including Hawthorn Arts Centre and Kew Court House, by taking a virtual tour or participate in live discussions with historians and architects to uncover unique stories of these buildings – all from your own home.
There are a number of locations participating in these free, family-friendly virtual events.
Hawthorn Arts Centre, Hawthorn
Discover the Hawthorn landmark, formerly Hawthorn Town Hall, which is now one of Melbourne’s most beautiful arts centres and home of Town Hall Gallery.
Kew Court House, Kew
Explore this prominent fixture of Kew Junction and discover its early history before it became an iconic performing arts space.
Tay Creggan, Hawthorn
One of Victoria’s most unique buildings, Tay Creggan is now home to Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar.
Villa Alba, Kew
Villa Alba is one of the finest examples of late 19th century decoration in Australia.
Lyon Housemuseum, Kew
Lyon Housemuseum will be a highlight for many design and contemporary art lovers.
Visit our Open House Melbourne page to find many virtual events at venues across the Boroondara Precinct, including tours, live music and webinars.
Activities for kids
Open Kids has a range of kid-friendly activities on offer, including fun colouring-in sheets tracing the landmarks of Boroondara.