Williamstown Cemetery

Champion Road
Victoria 3016
Melways Ref: 55 J7
P: 1300 022 298
Park Map
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


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).

Vehicle access is available during visiting hours.

Please note there is no staffed office at Williamstown Cemetery.  Enquiries may be directed to the west region office at Altona Memorial Park.