Set in the heritage-listed Fitzroy Gardens, this visitor centre is your first stop from which to explore the beautiful surrounds and Cooks' Cottage.

Speak to the friendly team about the attractions at the gardens and get their tips for the best local spots to visit next.

The centre offers:

  • information about walks, tours and sights in the gardens
  • Cooks' Cottage tickets and merchandise
  • local knowledge and personal insights about Melbourne
  • guides, brochures and maps
  • public transport information
  • free Wi-Fi and connectivity to tourism websites
  • gift shop
  • onsite cafe KereKere Green


Fitzroy Gardens
Wellington Parade
East Melbourne 3002

Dates and times

Currently closed

Teachers and school groups

School groups must pre-arrange their visit to the Fitzroy Gardens Visitor Centre and Cooks' Cottage (whether accompanied by a teacher or not). Please email

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