Things to do
Wildlife, zoos & farmsSEA LIFE Melbourne
Dive deep to discover life beneath the Southern Ocean; walk under tunnels filled with sharks and rays, or ride a simulated underwater rollercoaster.
History & heritageOld Melbourne Gaol
Sentence yourself to a day of fun or a spooky night at Victoria's oldest prison, which housed tough criminals and the infamous bushranger, Ned Kelly.
Journey to the stars and beyond at the Melbourne Planetarium, travel through space and time, and have a hair-raising encounter with lighting volts.
Explore the real-life stories of people who have migrated to Victoria from all over the world, through moving images, voices, memories and memorabilia.
MuseumsThe Australian Music Vault
Created by Arts Centre Melbourne in collaboration with the music industry, the Australian Music Vault is a celebration of Australian contemporary music...
Architecture & designEureka Skydeck 88
Teeter on The Edge, a switchable glass cube that slides you out from the building's 88th floor for unsurpassed views of Melbourne and far beyond.
Heritage buildingsBrighton Bathing Boxes
Dive into Port Phillip Bay under the watch of 82 distinctive bathing boxes, a row of instantly recognisable wooden huts lining Brighton Beach.
Spectator sportsMelbourne Cricket Ground
See a match or tour the home of Aussie cricket and the Australian Football League, the site of the 1956 Olympics and the 2006 Commonwealth Games.
MarketsQueen Victoria Market
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.
History & heritageWerribee Park and Mansion
Smell the roses - all 5000 varieties - in the magnificent grounds of the Victoria's largest private residence, pausing to admire the pastoral style.
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Plays & musicalsCome From Away
Come From Away tells the remarkable true story of thousands of stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland, Canada that welcomed them. Cultures...
Motor sportFormula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix
Get the motor running and enjoy a long weekend of F1 action on and off the track including motor shows, air displays and of course, the big race.
FestivalsFromage a Trois Cheese Festival
Enjoy an indulgent picnic at Werribee Park Mansion. Meet the makers and savour gourmet cheeses paired with handcrafted wines, beer, cider and spirits.
Plays & musicalsHarry Potter and the Cursed Child
Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is playing exclusively in Melbourne's Princess Theatre.
SportsICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020
Headlined by hosting the final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on International Women’s Day, Melbourne will see a series of blockbuster matches for...
ExhibitionsKAWS: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness
Brian Donnelly a.k.a KAWS, is one of the most prominent and prolific artists of his generation. His body of work straddles the worlds of art, fashion and...
ExhibitionsKeith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines
In an unprecedented, world premiere exhibition, the National Gallery of Victoria presents the work of two of the most significant and influential artists...
DesignMelbourne Design Week 2020
Melbourne Design Week is Australia’s leading annual international design event. An 11–day program of talks, tours, workshops, launches and exhibitions...
FestivalsMelbourne Food and Wine Festival
Raise a toast to regional producers and savour a meal and a glass of wine at delicious food festival events, including the World's Longest Lunch.
ComedyMelbourne International Comedy Festival
Laugh, chortle, giggle and snort at everything from wry young hipsters and slapstick heroes to musical comedy and good ol’ timey cabaret stars.
Gardens & agricultureMelbourne International Flower and Garden Show
Sprout green thumbs in response to the sensory explosions of colour and design to be dug up at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.
Moomba is back again with an exciting program of free events and family entertainment.