Williamstown Cemetery

Champion Road
Williamstown,
Victoria 3016
Melways Ref: 55 J7
P: 03 9362 6600
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Williamstown Cemetery Mausoleum Williamstown Cemetery's central fountain

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.

Burial options

The Williamstown Cemetery is a monumental cemetery which offers above ground headstones and monuments. Lawn Grave with Plaque options are available at nearby Altona Memorial Park.

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

Mausoleum

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 colours. 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

  • 7.30am - 5.30pm
  • 7.30am - 7.30pm (during daylight savings)