in the City of Greater Dandenong
LOCATED JUST 30 MINUTES from Melbourne’s CBD, the City of Greater Dandenong is a city recognised as the place to go for your cultural experience, be that for food or for its historical significance.
Once you have enjoyed a sumptuous meal from one of the many culturally diverse eateries on offer, you can continue your experience by visiting Drum Theatre, housed in the old Dandenong Town Hall.
The building dates back to 1890, sitting prominently in Lonsdale Street the use of the building has been the Shire Hall, Mechanics Institute, Public Hall, Court House, local Library and Council Chambers. In 2006 the building was redeveloped to incorporate the 521-seat Drum Theatre, the reconstruction has won awards for its structure and stateof-the-art facility.
Moving down the road you continue your journey to visit a unique historical precinct, featuring three beautifully preserved heritage buildings—st. James Anglican Church (1864), Laurel Lodge (1869) and Benga House (1936).
To find out more go to greaterdandenong.com/visit