Documenting and preserving the stories, images, places and people of Melbourne's West since 1984



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The Living Museum Visitor Centre, Resource Centre, Library and bookshop is situated in the Bluestone Buildings on the banks of the Maribyrnong River in Pipemakers Park.

Pipemakers Park, Van Ness Avenue,
Maribyrnong. Melway Map 28 B10

The Museum Visitor Centre is open every Tuesday 10 am to 2 pm. Research assistance is also available every Tuesday, 11 to 2 pm (bookings are essential).

Admission: free or by donation
Telephone: 0419 154 265

Talks and tours are available by appointment.






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Researchers please note:

Due to funding cuts the Living Museum is staffed by volunteers.

Please call or email to make an appointment to access research material outside of opening hours or on a Tuesday when assistance is available.














LMW is supported by Parks Victoria and the City of Maribyrnong

Pipemakers Park is managed by the City of Maribyrnong.