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Melbourne Historical Crime Tours

282 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

Melbourne true crime tours created and hosted by writer and historian Michael Shelford as featured on ABC Radio and SBS Secrets of our Cities.

Take a trip back to the early 1900’s where Melbourne’s inner-city crime district was controlled by female syndicates and the nearby suburb of Fitzroy was home to Australia’s largest ever gang war.

All attendees receive a booklet containing photos of the characters discussed. Night tours feature a hand held laser projector, used by your host to project images of the historical characters discussed onto the buildings and streets they once inhabited.

The two hour walking tours take place every: Thursday night (Melbourne CBD), Friday afternoon (Fitzroy), Saturday late afternoon (Melbourne CBD) and Sunday afternoon (Fitzroy).

Included as part of the tour is your own copy of the official tour booklet, which contains photos of the criminals discussed and other interesting information.

Tour numbers are limited so please book online in advance at the website or on Facebook.

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282 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

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