Pumping Station interior
Source: Museum Victoria
Discover the smelly side of Melbourne’s history.
Hear some stinky stories from the straining well and explore the magnificent engine room as you marvel at the engineering feats that helped overcome the stench of 19th century Melbourne.
Meet your guide near the Information Desk. Suitable for ages 5 years and over.
The Pumping Station is open to the public most days however it may be closed when in use for private events. Tours may still proceed on these days; please see the daily What’s On for tour times and confirmation.