Discover more about the layered the history of the Convent’s past any time with our self-guided tours featuring stories, music and voices of those who were part of its history.
There are two different tours available, in which you can hear stories from former residents, Wurundjeri Elders, caretakers of the land, and more.
A circuit walk around the Convent which shares the history and heritage of the precinct’s Traditional Owners.
The Ngulu-nganjin (Our Voice) sound trail shares the history and heritage of Abbotsford Convent precinct’s Traditional Owners. The Convent is situated on the traditional homelands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. Click on each stop for more information and to play each recording.
This walking tour takes approximately 1 hour to complete.
Discover the diverse social history of the Convent, including memories collected from former residents and caretakers of the land.
A self-guided version of our regular social history tour. Discover the diverse social history of the Convent site; from its use as a meeting point for the Kulin Nation, to its days as a closed monastic site run by the Good Shepherd Sisters, and how it was saved from developers to become a leading arts and cultural precinct.