The Melbourne Visitor Centre at Federation Square is a one-stop shop for visitors offering free brochures, maps and event listings, along with souvenirs and a travel booking service.
Melbourne is known as one of the world’s great street art capitals for its unique expressions of art displayed on approved outdoor locations throughout the city.
Weaving a maze through the city grid, Melbourne's laneways have been revitalised with street art, bustling cafes and atmospheric bars.
A visit to the historic landmark Cooks' Cottage, situated in the beautiful heritage-listed Fitzroy Gardens, is a must when exploring Melbourne.
Visit Melbourne’s oldest prison, where most of Australia’s infamous characters, including bushranger Ned Kelly and gangster Squizzy Taylor, spent time.
Enter the original gaol to see the execution area and Ned Kelly's death mask.
There is plenty going on in the city to entertain kids and the whole family, from the aquarium to the zoo, and museums to ice-skating.
Take a flight of discovery through the Melbourne skies and see the city from a different perspective on the Melbourne Star.
Every night from dusk, the Star lights up the Melbourne skyline with a spectacular lighting display.
Discover the world of the moving image in the galleries, cinemas and studios at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) at Federation Square.
Queen Victoria Market is much more than the city’s fresh-food shopping mecca – it’s a historic landmark, a tourist attraction and a Melbourne institution.
The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) displays its Australian collection of artworks at the Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, in Federation Square.
The stunning Croc Lair exhibit is just one of the zones of discovery at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium. Marvel at the world’s only display of Elephant Sharks in Bay of Rays.
Over 250 species from around the world can be found in the beautifully landscaped settings of Melbourne Zoo, just five minutes from the city centre.
Eureka is perfectly positioned for a complete 360 degree, floor-to-ceiling views encompassing Melbourne's CBD, sports precinct, Docklands and everything in between.
Fitzroy Gardens is one of Melbourne’s most historic and beautiful Gardens.
The Royal Botanic Gardens are a picturesque haven for recreation and an important resource for education, conservation, science and horticulture.
Thu 10 Nov 2016 to Sun 31 Dec 2017
The Federation Bells are a set of 39 brass bells located in Birrarung Marr in central Melbourne.
Housed by the iconic MCG, the National Sports Museum celebrates Australia’s rich sporting history by boasting the largest sporting collection in the country.
Screening 3D documentaries and blockbuster movies on the world's third-largest screen, IMAX Melbourne Museum is the ultimate cinematic experience.
Melbourne has many outdoor bars and bars with spectacular views, including rooftop bars, bars overlooking the water and pubs with lively beer gardens.
Get the scoop on the best coffee in Melbourne. Find great baristas and good coffee places – everything from latte art to turmeric spice, short black to decaf, espresso to cappuccino.
From the natural environment to culture and history, Melbourne Museum explores life in Victoria.
At Melbourne Museum, Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre is a meeting place for Koorie people and for visitors interested in Aboriginal culture.
A Melbourne landmark and cultural icon, the State Library is a magnificent 19th-century building with some of the city’s most beautiful heritage interiors.
With its majestic domed ceiling, the La Trobe Reading Room is a library highlight.
Federation Square is Melbourne's meeting place and a unique cultural precinct. Find out what's happening at Fed Square and what else is nearby.
The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant is the first travelling tram restaurant in the world and makes for a unique and memorable experience.
Fri 01 Jan 2016 to Sat 30 Dec 2017
Take a free tour of Melbourne's historic Town Hall and learn about its architectural, social and political significance.
Before Federation Square took the honours, Flinders Street Station was Melbourne’s favourite meeting place, hence the catchphrase ‘meet me under the clocks’.
O'Brien Group Arena is Australia’s largest ice arena. Nestled in Melbourne’s Docklands, in amongst the city’s other greatest sporting and cultural icons, it is a strong symbol of sportsmanship and excellence.
Looking for the ultimate group entertainment? At Zero Latency you can enjoy an epic warehouse-scale, multiplayer virtual reality gaming arena. Experience heart-racing zombie attacks, galaxy space missions and family fun puzzle adventures.