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Art & Design/Architecture Walk

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Hidden Secrets Tours Melbourne

Hidden Secrets Tours Melbourne show you a mix of public art and Architecture, on this Art and Design walk.

Melbourne has plenty to offer the culture vulture of all ages, just by walking the streets! The galleries vary every month, as does the public art.

Not into museums or stuffy galleries? Melbourne City has amazing architecture and public art right under or above your nose!

Join a local to discover the contemporary face of this cultural city. Learn the stories behind the works that have become an important part of Melbourne's rejuvenation.

This tour is for group bookings only from March 2015

Discover street art commissions, heritage and contemporary architecture, sculptural installations, and smaller galleries with doors you thought led nowhere.

If you blink, you might miss them! Indulge with a drink to finish, and plenty of ideas to keep exploring.

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Per person. Price includes a drink to finish. This rate is for groups of six or more guests.

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Hidden Secrets Tours Melbourne are the original walking tours of Melbourne's Laneways and were established in 2004.

Their heroes are the local designers, amazing cafes, and cultural diversity that Melbourne does so well.

This contemporary team of tour hosts have designed options for travellers and locals - not just 'tourists' - focusing on experiencing the city and all the local design talent that exists in Australia's creative hub with information that's more current than any guide book.

Half day tours are offered for first time and repeat visitors, to enjoy the life and soul of the city that's often missed.

By design Melbourne is a spectacular city to walk, so most itineraries are confined to the city centre.

Meet the independent store owners and local characters, indulge in the cafe culture, enjoy the diversity of cuisine and find the best designer shopping solutions that only Melbourne can provide.

Tour group sizes are kept to a maximum of eight to maintain an intimate experience and will run with a minimum of two people on scheduled tour days.

Food, art, fashion and wine mixed with a little history and architectural treasures. Indulge yourself in the cultural essence of Melbourne with these must do experiences.

Hidden Secrets signature tour is the 'Lanes and Arcades' tour that is a duration of three to four hours and operates from Monday to Saturday. Other Hidden Secrets tours are Sommeliers City Walk, Art and Design Walk, A Vintage Outing and Cafe Culture Walk. Contact one of the friendly staff today for further information on these tours.

School or Private tour options are available, as well as for special events. Literary Walks or French speaking tours. Discover where the real Melbourne exists.