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Altona Homestead

The Altona Homestead in Melbourne is a must-visit destination for all history lovers. In fact, this is the oldest homestead nestled in the region – built back in 1842 on the designated areas of R.J. Logan Reserve.

Two of the first and most notable settlers of Altona, Alfred and Sarah, originally owned this beautiful property. Later, the Langhorne family revamped the homestead by using bluestone for the walls because of the frequent bush fire threats in the area.

Altona Homestead Address, High Tea & Ghost Tour


After 1842, this beautiful and historic Homestead was the primary dwelling for the Langhorne family. Later in 1919, the Altona Homestead was bought by Cuming Smith. After the purchase, this property was renamed and used for business purposes and holiday housing. Today, the homestead is popular for its high tea and lantern ghost tours.

Visitors who love adventure will certainly love exploring this century-old property by taking a guided and exclusive night-time ghost tour.

The homestead’s unique setting and original furnishings are worth exploring by taking a tour. You’ll love this unique, one-of-a-kind homestead – the Altona Homestead is just a 15 minute drive from the city.

Night ghost tours at Altona Homestead are extremely popular. According to reports from the Center of Paranormal Investigations, the homestead has witnessed several haunted activities by its visitors.

Address
128 Queen Street,
Altona, VIC

Operating Hours
Tuesday: 11am - 2pm
1st Sunday of the month: 2pm - 4pm

Ghost Tours:
First Friday of each Month: 8.30pm

Phone
0447 840 895

Email
[email protected]

Ticket Prices / Admission
Admission
Adults: $2
Child: $0.50

Ghost Tours
Adult: $34
Child (8-16 yrs): $24
Family (2Ad + 2Ch): $89

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    • Hi Sue,

      The Ghost Tour does not include hotel pick up or drop off.

      If using public transport, catch a train from Flinders Street Station on the Williamstown line. Get off at Newport Station and transfer to the Altona Station via the Werribee line. The Altona Station is one block north of the Altona Homestead.

      Regards,
      Jess

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