The Hotham History Project is a community group with an interest in the history of North and West Melbourne, formerly known as Hotham.



True North

A self guided walk to view the Hoardings erected at the new Arden train station worksite. The hoardings give a glimpse into some of the rich history of North Melbourne. Read more about the True North project here.

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Tour – Along the Maribyrnong River to the Port of Melbourne with Peter Somerville

Hotham History Project invites you to a cruise on the Blackbird to the Port of Melbourne. Join Peter Somerville for a two hour cruise on the Blackbird  exploring the Port of Melbourne. Peter will cover the geography and history of the river and its importance to the development of Melbourne. We will view the largest container port in the Southern ...

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Footscray Ferry Terminal, Bottom of Saltriver Place
Footscray, victoria 3011 Australia
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The Hotham History Articles tab is a collection of stories about North and West Melbourne