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Local History Park Burwood

Local History Park is a lovely local park to bring your kids down for about an hour spent exploring and take your dog for a walk enjoying the area.

Local History Park Burwood


  • Enjoy small historical exhibits in the park

  • The old drive in theatre and FJ Holden sculptures

  • A dog-friendly Melbourne park with a scenic trail

  • BBQ and Playground make it perfect for families with kids

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If you're looking for a bit of history and culture during your morning or evening walk, you'll want to check out the Local History Park in Burwood. This beautiful park is home to some fascinating small historical exhibits, sculptures and carvings, all telling different stories from the area's past and lovely nature trails. 

Make sure to read the informative plaques on each of the displays, they provide some great insights into the history of this area. The miniature orchard is a real highlight, as is the replica of an early settlers cottage and the beautiful timber sculptures. 

One of the coolest features at this local park is the fossil footpath – perfect for little nature lovers! There's also plenty of space for a good old playtime, so bring your kids down for about an hour spent exploring. They'll also love a huge metal frame of an FJ Holden on which they can climb over and drive.

BBQ facilities and a playground make this trail perfect for families with kids, while community garden lovers will be right at home here too. 

Enjoy a peaceful stroll on the bank of Gardeners Creek Trail, or take your dog for a walk on this scenic trail. You'll have a great opportunity to step back in time at the Local History Park in Burwood! This charming park is a great place to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city.

The park is also home to some beautiful wildlife, so be sure to keep an eye out for parrots and other interesting creatures. There's no better way to escape the everyday grind than by spending about an hour at this charming local park.

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