Iron House

Portable Iron Houses tour


Dates: Wednesday 14 November 2018

Venue: 399 Coventry St, South Melbourne

Time: 11am-noon

Cost: $5 per person. Bookings essential by Wednesday 7 November

Journey into Victoria’s past. Tour the portable iron houses used by migrants arriving after gold was discovered in 1851. Like early IKEA, they were ordered by catalogue, pre-fabricated in England, then shipped here and assembled onsite.