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Find Melbourne's best free activities and attractions and get around on free transport using the City Circle Tram. Kids travel free on the Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle too.
Breathe deep and fill your lungs with the goodness of the freshest air from the heart of Melbourne's city centre at the Royal Botanic Gardens.
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Find free WiFi in public spaces across Melbourne. Pick up a current list of locations from Melbourne Visitors Centre.
In the tradition of the world's busiest public spaces, "Fed Square" buzzes with a daily program of events, restaurants and cafes and bold galleries.
The Old Treasury is regarded as one of the finest public buildings in Australia. Completed in 1862, it was the major government office in Melbourne...
Shop 'til you drop at this celebrated market to see buskers, find souvenirs and to marvel at the fresh produce and the treats in the Dairy Hall.
17 - 26 Jul 2015
Stroll down Gertrude Street as it transforms into an outdoor gallery with the buildings, roads and landmarks coming alive with colour and movement.
Venture into Fed Square and explore the world of film, television and digital media with year-round exhibitions, rare screenings and cultural events.
The City Circle Tram service provides a free and convenient way to get around central Melbourne. Tourists, shoppers, office workers and families can...
See superb collections of Australian Indigenous and non-Indigenous art on permanent display as well as special exhibitions at The Ian Potter Centre.
Leaf through tomes and browse exhibitions in the Domed Reading Room at this grand library and enjoy the great program of events for kids and adults.
Appreciate art and surrounds at the two NGV spaces - the iconic original housing international art and the newer, light-filled home of local works.
Take the journey from sketch to screen and see rarely seen drawings, models, original artworks and more from DreamWorks' much-loved animated classics.
See Valjean, Fantine and Cosette take to the stage in Victor Hugo's classic story. It's one of the world's most popular musicals. Don't miss out.
Choose a team, scoff a meat pie and barrack hard with passionate Melburnians at this spectacular crescendo of 22 weeks of the Aussie Rules season.
Have an art attack – new theatre, comedy, dance, circus, music and cabaret, visual art, live art, digital and video art – at the fringe festival.
Soak up the buzz on and off the track as glamourous punters and champion thoroughbreds descend on Melbourne for six weeks of Spring Carnival action.
Discover the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician and the singer who inspires him as Once makes its Australian debut.
Cram a year's worth of high art into two weeks and see the cream of Australian and international theatre, dance, visual arts, opera and music.
Dress to impress and raise the stakes on the home straight of the Spring Racing Carnival, featuring well-known race days and the iconic Melbourne Cup.
Pack your bags for the weekend and sate your appetite for good food, wine and design as you explore the best places to shop, dine and enjoy a tipple.
Don't waste a single moment of your weekend break wondering what to do. Use our two-day guide and uncover the city's cultural and artistic heart.
Live your own love story with a weekend of indulgence in Melbourne. Revel in luxury, take a balloon flight at dawn, and see masterworks at the NGV.
See all that Melbourne has to offer with the knowledge of a local. Discover laneway boutiques, theatre shows, galleries and the best places to eat.
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