Open House Melbourne Weekend in Kew
29–30 July 2017
Open House Melbourne is a not for profit organisation that celebrates Melbourne architecture and design through the sharing of knowledge, historical insights, and innovative ideas for Melbourne’s future.
They run an exciting calendar of events throughout the year, featuring a series of talks, workshops and tours, culminating in the annual Open House Weekend.
Open House Weekend: 29–30 July 2017
The countdown is on to the 10th Open House Melbourne Weekend.
At the end of this month, Open House Melbourne open 200 buildings for you to explore in a celebration of great design and architecture in this city.
Buildings opening their doors in Kew include:
Kew Court House
A former court house and police station, this 1888 building on the edge of Kew Junction has had a colourful past…www.openhousemelbourne.org
MLC Fitchett Chapel
Architect: Frederick Clarence Armstrong Constructed in 1959, this modern Romanesque and Tuscan-inspired church features…www.openhousemelbourne.org
Established in 1870, Willsmere is a rare and mostly intact 19th century former lunatic asylum, and an architectural…www.openhousemelbourne.org
Xavier College Memorial Chapel
The Xavier College Memorial Chapel was built between 1927 and 1934 as a memorial to former students of Xavier College…www.openhousemelbourne.org
Xavier College Great Hall
Xavier College's Great Hall is a spacious building in the style of a giant conservatory along the eastern wall of the…www.openhousemelbourne.org
Bookings for selected tours open from 8:30am, Monday 17 July, via the Open House Melbourne website
View the full building list here