Fireworks on New Year's Eve in St Kilda, 1935. (MM 8768)Image: Cyril HenshawSource: Museum Victoria
With Melbourne temperatures predicted to reach 40ºC on New Year's Eve, I'm glad I'll be spending the working hours of Hogmanay in the cool of Melbourne Museum's air conditioning. A perfect time to visit one of our venues before celebrating the arrival of 2011. We're open on New Year's Day, too.
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My Parents and family of 8,Children arrived at Station Pier Melbourne on the 06th March 1961,on the Liner P&O SS Orontes (20,000 Tons)from England to make a...
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I was on this ship and turned 9 whilst on board in 1964 we disembarked in Sydney - my dad worked on the Opera House. We returned toEngland in 1967