Pumping Station Tours

Until 26 Jan 2016

Spotswood Pumping Station
Spotswood Pumping Station
Source: Museum Victoria
Photographer: Rodney Start

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.

For more information about the historic Pumping Station, visit the Pumping Station website.


Event Type: Tour

Weekdays, Until 24 Dec 2015
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Weekends, Until 20 Dec 2015
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Daily, 26 Dec 2015 - 26 Jan 2016
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Pumping Station

Included with museum entry.
Museum Members receive FREE general museum entry.