Pumping Station

The Spotswood Pumping station is one of Australia's most important industrial heritage sites.

The Buildings

Explore the fascinating story of the Spotswood Pumping Station, built in the 1890s...

at Scienceworks
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Regular guided tours are available
most days at 1pm.

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News and Views

Miss Fisher’s Spotswood Pumping Station Adventure

Miss Fisher and the Pumping Station

Spotswood Pumping Station to appear in Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries.

Pumping Station on MV Blog

History

A Remarkable Story

The Buildings

The Buildings

The Spotswood Pumping Station was built in the 1890s as a key component of th...

The whole story

Guided/Virtual Tour

An interactive experience

Pumping Station Tours

Pumping Station Tours

Discover the smelly side of Melbourne’s history.

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Functions and Venue Hire

Time-lapse video of the Pumping Station

Time-lapse video of the Pumping Station

Setting up for a function in the Pumping Station at Scienceworks.

Functions and venue hire