Guided History Tour of Macquarie Park Cemetery

Next date: Thursday, 26 October 2023 | 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM


Join our resident historian Tom Sweeney on a walking tour to discover stories of the remarkable lives within Macquarie Park Cemetery.

Discover real history and visit the many famous people buried here who are a rich part of our history.
Do you really know the story of William Morris Hughes?
Have you met our first ever silent film star Lottie Lyall?
Do you remember the case of young Graeme Thorne in 1960?
Or how the mother of Saint Mary MacKillop was drowned at sea?
You will learn all of this and more on the walking tour. Tours will be running on the following dates:

  • Thursday 20 July 2023
  • Thursday 24 August 2023
  • Thursday 21September 2023
  • Thursday, 26 October 2023
  • Thursday 14 December 2023

Meeting at the café at 10.00am for 10.30am start.
Bookings are recommended.
Please wear comfortable walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen and bring a water bottle to stay hydrated.
You can also embark on your own self-guided tour of Macquarie Park Cemetery!
We have developed several self-guided tours so that you can explore Macquarie Park in a new light every time. These walks are designed to be completed in approximately up to one hour by foot.

Get your map from our website.


  • Thursday, 20 July 2023 | 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, 24 August 2023 | 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, 21 September 2023 | 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, 26 October 2023 | 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, 14 December 2023 | 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM


Macquarie Park Cemetery, Cnr Delhi and Plassey Roads, North Ryde, 2113, View Map

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