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First Contacts tour

A depiction of Melbourne's first settlement, 1836
1 hour
Year level
$130 per group

Explore the impact of European settlement and uncover differing perspectives on Victorian history.

In this guided tour, students will:

  • explore the impact of European settlement on indigenous communities
  • consider how and why Melbourne has changed over time
  • examine primary sources to better understand early colonial life in Victoria
  • be introduced to the Library's unique heritage collections and spaces, including the iconic domed La Trobe Reading Room.