Melbourne Travel Guide



Heide Museum of Modern Art

Heide Museum of Modern Art offers to guests the history of modern art in Australia. Works at the museum change regularly to show the museum's collections and travelling exhibits. Also on display are a sculpture garden and a kitchen garden.
Address: 7 Templestowe Road Bulleen VC Australia 3105
Tel: +61 3 9850 1500

Immigration Museum
Containing many permanent exhibitions on Victoria's immigration history, the Immigration Museum also offers a number of travelling and special exhibitions as well as special events. This museum is a campus of Museum Victoria.
Address: Old Customs House, Corner of Flinders and Williams Streets Melbourne VC Australia 3000
Tel: +61 3 9927 2700

Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Museum, a campus of Museum Victoria, offers a variety of long and short-term exhibits. View the 100-year exhibit of the Forest Gallery or any of the galleries of the Mind & Body, Science & Life, Evolution, the Pacific Islands, and Australia.
Address: Carlton Gardens Melbourne VC Australia 3001
Tel: +61 3 8341 7777

Moorabbin Air Museum
The Moorabbin Air Museum diplays aircraft designed and produced in Australia. See the CAC Boomerang, GAF Jindivik, Dassault Mirage and more.
Address: Moorabbin Airport Melbourne VC Australia
Tel: +61 3 9580 7752

Offering hands on exhibits and demonstrations, Scienceworks attempts to make it fun to explore science. Scienceworks includes a digital planetarium. As well, enjoy a tour of the museum's collection or the Spotswood Pumping Station. Scienceworks is a campus of Museum Victoria.
Address: 2 Booker Street Spotswood VC Australia 3015
Tel: +61 3 9392 4800

Victoria Police Museum
The museum is open Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm. Exhibits and displays include police communication systems, policing in the city, weapons, uniforms, insignia, badges and a police motorcycle. Souvenirs and books are available at the museum shop. Entry is free.
Address: 637 Flinders Street Melbourne Victoria Australia 3005

Cultural Venues

Australian Centre for Contemporary Art
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) exhibits and encourages the enjoyment of contemporary visual art. The ACCA moved to a new, purpose-built arts building in 2002.
Address: Corner Sturt Street and Grant Street Southbank VC Australia 3006
Tel: +61 3 9654 6422

The Comedy Theatre
The Comedy Theatre, built on a historic theatre site, is located in the heart of Melbourne. Named to the Historic Building Register, the Comedy Theatre offers a variety of programs during the theatre season.
Address: 240 Exhibition Theatre Melbourne VC Australia 3000
Tel: +61 3 9209 9050

The Forum Theatre
The Forum Theatre offers the setting of an outdoor amphitheatre. The Theatre, divided into the 520-seat Upstairs Theatrette and the Downstairs Auditorium that can hold 1000 people, was added to the Historic Buildings Register in 1978.
Address: Cnr Flinders & Russell Streets Melbourne VC Australia 3000
Tel: +61 3 9299 9850

The Princess Theatre
The Princess Theatre has been restored to its appearance after the theatre's first restoration in 1922. Originally an amphitheatre, the Princess Theatre has shown productions such as "Les Miserables" and "The Phantom of the Opera" in recent years.
Address: 163 Spring Street Melbourne VC Australia 3000
Tel: +61 3 9299 9900

The Regent Theatre
The Regent Theatre, originally a picture palace, was refurbished from 1994 to 1996 to mimic the orginal brilliance of the 1929 building. Today, the Regent Theatre contains the Regent Theatre Auditorium, the Regal Promenade (otherwise known as the Dress Circle Foyer), a VIP Room, and a Corporate Dining Room.
Address: 191 Collins Street Melbourne VC Australia 3000
Tel: +61 3 9299 9500

Historic Sites & Interpretive Centres

Old Melbourne Gaol
Once home to some of Australia's most notorious criminals, the Old Melbourne Gaol is now open for viewing by the public. The last home of the infamous Ned Kelly, the Old Melbourne Gaol exhibits Kelly's armour and death mask, among others. A candlelit tour and a warder introduce visitors to the gaol's history during occasional evening performances.
Address: Russell St., between Victoria & La Trobe Streets Melbourne VC Australia
Tel: +61 3 9663 7228

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