Melbourne Playgrounds  Directory Melbourne Playgrounds Historical 


Abbotsford Convent (Abbotsford)




Fascinating guided tours of the Abbotsford Convent arts, cultural, and education precinct occur each Sunday at 2pm.

The Guided Tours provide a detail rich cultural history of the Convent and its former community – the Sisters of the Good Shepherd. The precinct houses artist studios and creative spaces for writers, painters, jewelers, architects and designers; spaces for arts organizations, an auditorium for rehearsal and research & development work and outdoor function and exhibition spaces.

Also included is the Sophia Mundi Steiner School, a WellBeing centre, 3MBS community classical radio station, a glassblower, a bakery, a vegetarian restaurant, a cosy bar and there’s much more.

Opening Hours:


Guided tours occur each Sunday at 2pm

Cost:


The site is open from 7.30am until approx 10pm every day of the year. Entry is free except between 8am and 12.30pm every 4th Saturday of the month for the monthly Slow Food Farmer's Market and occasional special events where a $2 entry fee applies. This entry fee contributes to the restoration of the Convent buildings.

Review:


There are a number of interesting spaces inside and outside the convent buildings. We found a café with some weird items begging to be sampled including beetroot chips and licorice ice-cream. There is a free art space, places for a bite to eat and lovely lawns to rest on.

Photos:





Address | Contact


1 St Heliers St,  Abbotsford 3067, Victoria, Australia. View Map Map opens in new browser window
Telephone: (03) 9415 3600
Map: 2D Ref: C9

Web Links


Link www.abbotsfordconvent.com.au/

Link Abbotsford Convent on Facebook



  Reader Feedback  

No feedback yet (be the first..)

  Add Your Comments  


 1,200
characters left

BACK TO PREVIOUS PAGEView More in this Topic | View More in Abbotsford   TOP OF THIS PAGE



Melbourne Playgrounds  Directory Melbourne Playgrounds Historical 



Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube Instagram


Featured..
Mini Maestros
View  Mini Maestros
The primary aim of Mini Maestros is to create self-reliant, confident and well-rounded .. | View


Bali Bubs Equipment Hire
View  Bali Bubs Equipment Hire
Bali Bubs are a Baby Equipment Hire company based in Legian in Bali. We offer a wide .. | View


Merryl's Mosaics Kids Parties (Caulfield South)
View Merryl's Mosaics Kids Parties (Caulfield South)
Merryl's Mosiacs has a number of fantastic party options for you to choose .. | View


The Ultimate Guide for Kids Parties in Melbourne
View The Ultimate Guide for Kids Parties in Melbourne
Your son or daughter's birthday is fast approaching and the anxiety level is increasing .. | View


Billy Lids Indoor Play Centre (Hawthorn)
View  Billy Lids Indoor Play Centre (Hawthorn)
The aim at Billy Lids is to provide the best indoor play centre in Melbourne. .. | View


Activities Featured
Top 50 Playgrounds in Melbourne and Geelong
View Top 50 Playgrounds in Melbourne and Geelong
We have reviewed every playground in Melbourne and Geelong and these are the pick of the .. | View


List of Mini Golf courses in Melbourne and Victoria
View  List of Mini Golf courses in Melbourne and Victoria
Dressed in our plus fours and with a Callaway putter under our arms, we took our .. | View


200 Things for Families and Kids to do in Melbourne
View 200 Things for Families and Kids to do in Melbourne
Melbourne is a wonderful city for kids and families because there are so many activities, .. | View


Restaurants/Cafes/Hotels with Playgrounds
View Restaurants/Cafes/Hotels with Playgrounds
Sometimes it is nice to let the kids run riot in a playground area while you relax at a .. | View


TRAINS, TRAINs, TRAIns, TRAins, TRains, Trains, trains......
View   TRAINS, TRAINs, TRAIns, TRAins, TRains, Trains, trains......
All young kids like Thomas and his friends. Melbourne is bursting to the seams with train .. | View



Fast Find

Enter post code or suburb
Select a search radius


Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube Instagram