Guided tours | Open House 2019

Working Heritage can host private guided tours of Jack’s Magazine for your school, club or community group (15–20 people). Booking is essential.

Contact Working Heritage to find out more.

No further Sunday tours are currently planned. Check back with this website to find out when tours begin again.

In the meantime, you can take a guided tour as part of Open House Melbourne 2019 on Saturday 27 July 2019. Jack’s Magazine will be open to the public from 10am to 4pm. There will be several organised tours scheduled for that day, as well as the option of a self-guided tour of the site.


Jack’s Magazine Site Map

Jack’s Magazine is located on the western side of the scenic Maribyrnong River, adjacent to the Edgewater Estate.

The site is surrounded by parkland with Pipemakers Park only a short walk to the north and Frog’s Hollow Wetlands immediately to the east. Jack’s Magazine is easily accessible to pedestrians and cyclists via the Maribyrnong River Bike and Walking Trail. There is a paved and landscaped carpark accessed from Magazine Way to the south of the site. The Route 82 tram from Footscray train station runs along Gordon Street to the west. Jack’s Magazine is a 7 minute walk from the nearest tram stop.

Close by is Highpoint Shopping Centre, the local Edgewater shops along Edgewater Boulevard and various community services including the Maribyrnong Aquatic Centre.