Queen Victoria Market is an authentic, bustling, inner-city market that has been the heart and soul of Melbourne for 140 years. Home to over 700 small businesses, it’s a great place to discover fresh and specialty produce, hand-made and unique products, great coffee and food, souvenirs and clothing.
Enjoy the abundance of fresh food, the vibrant and multicultural atmosphere, friendly banter with the traders, and all the special events and festivals.
Be sure to take the Ultimate Foodie Tour, a delicious and fascinating guided walking tour of the iconic Queen Victoria Market. Taste the freshest produce, discover unique ingredients, learn tips and tricks for shopping and cooking, discover the market's history and meet the traders. The two-hour guided walking tour includes generous tastings, a market shopping bag and a $5 market voucher. Tours are $69pp and run Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Bookings essential.
The Night Market, which runs Wednesday nights in summer and winter, is a great place for food, drinks, music, shopping and fun. The Market also offers a historic venue space with a range of indoor and outdoor spaces.
The historical importance of the Market has been recognised with its addition to the National Heritage List.
City Ambassadors provide roving customer service on every market day, helping visitors explore all the sights and delights. The friendly volunteers are approachable and equipped with extensive local knowledge and complement the market’s visitor experience team. Keep an eye out for the ambassadors in their distinctive red uniforms next time you’re at the market.
Cnr Elizabeth and Victoria streets
Melbourne VIC 3000
Phone: 9320 5822
Tue: 6am – 2pm
Thu: 6am – 2pm
Fri: 6am – 5pm
Sat: 6am – 3pm
Sun: 9am – 4pm
* Closed Monday, Wednesday and some public holidays.
The market is proudly plastic bag and straw free. BYO bag, basket or shopping trolley; use a cardboard box; buy a reusable bag or hire a trolley.
Payment method accepted
How to get there
Public Transport Victoria