71Portable Iron Houses
Address: 399 Coventry Street, South Melbourne
Opening Hours: 11am to 4pm - Saturday and Sunday
What's Open: Tour the three prefabricated corrugated iron houses on site and view a DVD on the importation of prefabricated buildings to Australia during the gold rush years. Volunteer guides will be on site to answer questions.
Frequency Of Tours: Self guided tours
Building Type: Residential Buildings – Single Housing
Year Built: 1850–1855
Tram Stops: Stop 127: South Melbourne Station/Light Rail on route 96
Patterson House may be the oldest house in South Melbourne.
Included on either the Victorian Heritage Register, Heritage Council. Classified by the National Trust, Australia (Victoria) or included on the CIty of Melbourne Heritage Overlay
Rooftop or Significant City Views
Good for Kids