To celebrate Education Week, Eureka Skydeck will be giving schools the chance to take our Guided Tours for a spin for Free! Book your school in for a visit to Eureka Skydeck between the 22st and 26th May 2017 and receive a Guided Tour at no additional cost! Just pick a tour that works for […]
The City of Melbourne turns 181 years old this month, so to celebrate we have looked back into the archives to see how Melbourne has changed over the years. Check out these five Melbourne Flashback beauties.
Flinders Street Station
You may have heard people referring to “I’ll meet you under the clocks!”. That famous catch phrase is referring to Australia’s first railway station. This cultural icon of Melbourne was completed in 1909.
Swanson Dock – Port Melbourne
Built not that long ago (1969) the Swanson Dock is the centre of Australia’s International container trade. Only 2km from CBD, it was built to improve congestion in the port and provide the first container shipping terminal in Melbourne.
Image Credits: Port of Melbourne Corporation
Royal Exhibition Centre
To celebrate the riches found during the gold rush, the Royal Exhibition Centre was built in 1880! To show case Melbourne’s achievements, we hosted our first international exhibition.
Government House was opened in 1876 designed specifically to house the Governor of Victoria, Built in Italian style, it was called the grandest house in Australia. With its tower 145 feet tall it can be seen for miles .
Little Collins Street
Little Collins Street is a minor street in the CBD, taking its name from Collins Street. Collins Street was named after Lieutenant-Governor David Collins who led a group of settlers in establishing a short-lived settlement at in the early 19th century.
Image Credits: Melbourne Curious
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Even the most seasoned teacher needs a little reminder every now and then when planning the perfect excursion. 1. Think about what you want your students to get out of their visit Your trip might be linked to a unit of work you are doing in class or an overall concept that you are teaching throughout […]
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These Easter school holidays, Eureka Skydeck is once again teaming up with Crayola to invite kids to take part in FREE Easter-themed activities, every day between 11am – 3.30pm. From 1 April until 17 April, Eureka Skydeck will have a Crayola Kids Zone filled with fun craft and drawing activities, including bunny-ear making and the […]