summer recess for Ercildoune

back-by-popular-demand   yf3

Yarraville Festival historical walking tours are on again!

Saturday 11 Feb, 2017 at 10 am and 1.30 pm.

Register by emailing secretary: or by

completing online form on Yarraville Festival 2017 website.



For now, Footscray Historical Society volunteers are taking a well earned rest.

Enjoy a wonderful festive season, relaxing with friends and family (or quietly mulling over a local history book).

We look forward to catching up with you in 2017.

The first open day is set for Saturday 4 February.



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66 Napier St Footscray 3011
Enter via Hyde Street door, opposite Footscray Police Station

Postal Address
66 Napier St Footscray
Australia 3011


03 9689 3820

Opening Hours

Every Tuesday 10am - 2pm

First Saturday of the month 10am - 3pm

Footscray Historical Society entrance is on the west side of Ercildoune i.e. Hyde Street opposite Police Station

Fees for research

Members of Footscray Historical Society Inc. are not charged to access the archives. A fee of $11 per visit applies to non-members accessing the archives unassisted. Enlist the support of volunteer staff for $22 per visit or email response. Supplementary fees vary according to how many photocopies or digital files are ordered.