Dome after dark: The first royal tour

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Princes Bridge, decorated in honour of the visit of Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, Bagg, gelatin silver photograph, 1867
Date
24 August 2017, 6:00pm6:30pm
Cost
Free
Bookings
LocationMeet in front foyer
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

Revisit the pomp and ceremony of a historic royal visit!

In 1867–68, Queen Victoria’s second son, Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, toured Australia on the first ever British royal tour. 

Discover why this was a bold masterstroke that helped remake the British monarchy for a modern, democratic era.