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Como Gardens
Como Gardens
Historic Car Museum
Train Rides around gardens

Como Gardens Open Garden Weekend

Dates: 18 - 19 October 2014

Address: Como Gardens, 79 Basin-Olinda Rd, The Basin, Victoria 3154

Phone: 03 9761 1341  |  Mobile: 0418 323 376  


Como Gardens is a historic garden which was established in 1873. The garden contains uncommon and rare plants collected over many years. The garden boasts a fine Motor Museum which features many veteran and vintage cars some of these include an 1896 Benz which is one of the first ever production cars, a 1927 Grand Prix Bugatti Type 35c which is still raced today, pride of the fleet is a 1936 Mercedes Benz 540k and a 1924 Vauxhall one of the first production cars to reach a speed over 100mph.

The open garden weekend, sponsored by "Eastern 98.1 FM Radio" and "Seasol" will feature steam train rides, live music, Rainy Day Books stall, devonshire teas and sausage sizzle, remote controlled model boats on the lake, horticultural ferns and orchids sale and children's entertainment consisting of fairy tree, face painting, a ventriloquist and a puppeteer.

Content: Como Gardens Open Garden Weekend


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Ticket valid for one day only. Free entry for children under 14 years.



  • Car park
  • Child activities
  • Access with assistance for the disabled
  • Parking for the disabled
  • Toilet facilities for the disabled
  • Entertainment
  • First aid equipment
  • Medical facilities
  • Shaded area
  • Sheltered area

Disabled access

Disabled facilities include toilets. All activities are on one level. Parking in the grounds or valet parking if required.

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