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Old Cheese Factory

The majestic Old Cheese Factory, featuring the 1860s historic Springfield Homestead, Cheese Factory and Kitchen Wash House, stands as a tall reminder of Australia’s early history.

Old Cheese Factory now open

Victoria is currently following COVIDSafe Summer restrictions with the following rules in place for community venues:

  • Outdoor public gatherings up to 20 people excluding infants under 12 months 
  • Indoor physical recreation spaces are allowed 1 person per 4m2
  • Indoor hires are allowed 1 person per 2m
Space Maximum Capacity
Chapel 32 people
Old Shop 26 people
Springfield Room 22 people
Arts Studio 22 people
Function Room 84 people
Upper and Lower Gallery 20 people
  • Weddings can occur with no limits but subject to density quotient of 1 person per 2m2
  • 1.5m social distancing to be maintained 
  • Masks to be carried at all times and worn when 1.5m social distancing cannot be maintained
  • All visitors and guests must register their attendance via the provided QR code

 The Homestead Cafe has permanently closed

Expression of Interest for Art Studios' Creative Activation Now Open

We are seeking Expressions of Interest for creative activation of the newly established Hayshed Arts Space and Arts Studio at the Old Cheese Factory. This will support the creative community and visitors to the Old Cheese Factory emerging from the Coronavirus pandemic and Victorian Government restrictions.

The opportunity

To support our creative community emerging from COVID-19 we are offering

  • Discounted hire fees from Monday 4 January 2021 to Wednesday 31 March 2021 for activities held in the Hayshed Arts Space and the Arts Studio. For information discounted fees contact the Old Cheese Factory.
  • Access to the adjoining Springfield Room at a packaged price.
  • Promotional support for your activities through sharing your information on Casey Arts and Old Cheese Factory communication channels.

See below for further information:

Explore the Old Cheese Factory

Step back in time and explore the historic Old Cheese Factory.

Featuring the 1860s historic Springfield Homestead, Cheese Factory and Kitchen Wash House, the Old Cheese Factory stands as a tall reminder of Australia’s early history.

We also offer beautiful gardens, a large children’s playground and barbecue/picnic facilities. 

Monday to Sunday
10 am to 4 pm
34 Homestead Road, Berwick VIC 3806
Monday to Sunday, 10 am - 4 pm

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