Champion Road
Victoria 3016
Melways Ref: 55 J7
03 9362 6600

Williamstown Cemetery was opened in 1858 and is listed in the Register of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria). It provides a link to Melbourne's maritime history through its memorials to lives lost at sea and to those connected with maritime services.

The Williamstown Cemetery is a monumental cemetery which offers above ground headstones and monuments, concrete lined graves (vaults) as well as memorialisation options.

An elegant Italian-inspired Mausoleum situated at the western end of the cemetery provides above ground burial options.

Burial options
The following burial options are available at Williamstown Cemetery:

  • Lawn graves with headstones
  • Monumental graves
  • Concrete lined vaults

The La Cappella di Sant'Antonio Mausoleum is an elegant, European inspired building, wrapped by airy colonnades. Inside there are soft-toned granites which create a mix of contrasting and complementary colors.

It has a range of crypts, including single and double. The crypt facings all feature a vase and vigil lamp, which may be personalised with a bronze epitaph.

Adjoining the Mausoleum is a small chapel dedicated to St Anthony of Padua.

Memorial options
The following memorial options are available at Williamstown Cemetery:

  • Garden Memorials
  • Rose Memorials
  • Scattering Memorials

Visiting hours:
7:00am - 5:30pm
Daylight savings 7:30pm

Office hours:
Enquiries relating to Williamstown Cemetery are handled at our Altona Memorial Park office, located in Doherty's Road, Altona North, Victoria 3025

Getting there:

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Click here for a printable map of the park.