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Fitzroy Gardens Visitor Centre

Fitzroy Gardens Visitor Centre
The Fitzroy Gardens Visitor Centre is your first stop when visiting the heritage-listed Fitzroy Gardens and its various attractions, including Cooks’ Cottage.

The Fitzroy Gardens Visitor Centre is set amongst the heritage-listed Fitzroy Gardens.

Opened in December 2014, the new centre provides information services including free maps and brochures, informative touch displays, and acts as a base for a range of programs and walks in the Fitzroy Gardens.

Speak with our friendly team about current events, attractions and more, purchase your Cooks’ Cottage tickets and merchandise, and enjoy the free wifi and café facilities.

The Fitzroy Gardens Visitor Centre is an ideal place to start your exploration of Cooks’ Cottage, the gardens and beyond.


Fitzroy Gardens
Wellington Parade
East Melbourne

Operating hours

Open daily from 9am to 5pm
Closed Christmas Day

Teachers and school groups

Please note that all school groups must pre-arrange their visit to the Fitzroy Gardens Visitor Centre and Cooks’ Cottage (whether accompanied by a teacher or not). Please contact the coordinator on 9419 5766.

The City of Melbourne is committed to being a leader in environmental sustainability and resource management. Visitors are encouraged to only use the brochures they really need. Teachers should be aware of this when assigning tasks that require students to research Melbourne using print material.


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