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 Melbourne Town Hall Tours



Free tours of Melbourne's historic Town Hall give visitors the chance to learn about the architectural, social and political significance of this impressive 19th century building.

Experience the grandeur of the wood-panelled Council Chamber, stand on the portico where the Beatles waved, sit in the Lord Mayor's chair and view the richly carved Melbourne Town Hall Grand Organ, the largest grand romantic organ in the southern hemisphere. Rooms included in the tour are subject to availability.

A variety of groups can be accommodated, including local and international visitors, students of all ages, the disabled and delegations.

Open House Weekend update - Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 July 2017

Melbourne Town Hall tours will be offering guided tours during Open House weekend. Guided tours will run on both days every hour on the hour with the first tour starting at 10am and the last at 3pm. There will be a maximum of 20 visitors per hour. Please note organ recital concerts will not run during Open House Weekend. Visitors must pre-book in advance via the online booking form to secure their space on the tour.


Melbourne Town Hall
90-130 Swanston Street Melbourne VIC 3000

Contact details

03 9658 9658

Dates and times

01/01/2016 to 30/12/2017

Mon: 11am – noon, 1pm – 2pm
Wed: 11am – noon, 1pm – 2pm
Thu: 11am – noon, 1pm – 2pm
Fri: 11am – noon, 1pm – 2pm

Tours not available on Tuesdays, weekends or public holidays. *Melbourne Town Hall tours will be offering guided tours during Open House weekend of Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 July - see details in the main event description.


This is a free event

Maximum 10 people per tour. Bookings are required with at least 24 hours notice.


Book online

03 9658 9658

How to get there

Public Transport Victoria


All ages


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