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  • Point Cook Coastal Park

    parkweb.vic.gov.au

    Features abundant birdlife, several lookouts, a historic bluestone homestead, intertidal sand banks and a Marine Reserve

  • RAAF Museum

    www.airforce.gov.au

    Located just south-east of Werribee at Point Cook, the RAAF Museum offers interactive flying displays and hanger tours for all air force enthusiasts. The museum houses important aviation artefacts of the Australian Flying Corps and Royal Australian Air Force. See unique "flying machine" designs, military training artefacts, RAAF medical services memorabilia and displays detailing how RAAF soldiers have served for their country in World War One and Two.

  • Victoria State Rose Garden

    www.vicstaterosegarden.com.au

    Opened in 1986, the internationally acclaimed Victoria State Rose Garden features over 5,000 roses across 2½ hectares. Explore the beautifully laid out gardens which are blooming at their best between November and April.

  • Werribee Historical Society Museum

    www.werribeehistory.org.au

    Housed in the former Shire Hall which was built in 1893, the museum showcases items of local history including photographs, documents, period clothing and artefacts

  • Werribee Open Range Zoo

    www.zoo.org.au

    This zoo is a really different experience for animal lovers. Animals from the grasslands of Australia, Africa and Asia live in conditions similar to their natural habitats. Visitors can get very close to giraffes, rhinos, lions and many other animals by taking a 4WD safari tour or a guided walk through the huge zoo grounds which cover 225 hectares. It's a taste of African adventure near Melbourne.

  • Werribee Park & Mansion

    parkweb.vic.gov.au

    Landscaped gardens surround a spectacular Italianate mansion which was built in the 1870s by the pioneering Chirnside Brothers. In 1923, the mansion was sold to the Catholic Church who ran it as a seminary and added several wings to the original homestead which are now occupied by the Mansion Hotel & Spa. Now under government ownership, visitors can explore the mansion, learn about the Australian pastoral empire of the Chirnside Family and enjoy the surroundings which include formal gardens, a parterre, glasshouses, open lawns, a lake, original farm buildings and a sculpture walk.

  • Wyndham Cultural Centre

    www.wyncc.com.au

    Catch a movie or show at this centre which features a theatre, two exhibition galleries, a library and is home to the Werribee Visitor Information Centre