Australia Day
At the Altona Homestead

Australia Day Celebrations in Altona – Altona Historical Society hosts Toyota Australia photo exhibition

This year a special exhibition entitled, Toyota Altona 2015 – a photographic essay, will be showcased throughout the homestead.

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Devonshire Teas
At the Altona Homestead
Devonshire Teas in the Altona Homestead on the first Sunday of each month.
Ghost Tours
At the Altona Homestead
Regular ghost tours in one of Melbourne's oldest homestead's.
Online Sales
Altona postcards and more
Postcards and other memoriabilia are available for sale from our online shop.
Altona Genealogy
History of the Altona people & Ghost Tours!
Altona has a rich history as one of Melbourne's oldest suburb. Discover the people that make it up.
Altona History
Altona Beach, the Altona Star and more!
Altona is celebrated for its many firsts, including the first manned flight in Melbourne Read More.
Australia Day 2016
We are planning the next Australia Day

Australia Day is the day Altona residents traditional pay tribute to the early founders of the area, Sarah and Alfred Langhorne by visiting the Homestead to experience the historical ambience of this highly historical site, and to participating in the events presented by members of the Altona Laverton Historical Society.

This is a great way to introduce your interstate or overseas visitors to the story of early Port Philip, as the Homestead is the earliest Homestead Run on Port Phillip Bay, early 1840s.