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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