Things to do
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...
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 & 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.
Architecture & designFederation Square
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.
Architecture & designShrine of Remembrance
An iconic landmark honouring the service of Australian men and women in war and peacekeeping. The visitor centre hosts exhibitions and events.
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.
Venture into Fed Square and explore the world of film, television and digital media with year-round exhibitions, rare screenings and cultural events.
Art galleriesNGV International
See one of the most impressive collections of European, Asian, Oceanic and American art at this iconic Melbourne gallery.
Art galleriesThe Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
See superb collections of Australian Indigenous and non-Indigenous art on permanent display as well as special exhibitions at The Ian Potter Centre.
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.
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Horse racingMelbourne Cup Carnival
The Melbourne Cup Carnival is a world-class event that encompasses the finest racing, entertainment, fashion, food and wine – all in one place, Flemington...
SportsMelbourne City FC v Sydney FC
Melbourne City's first home game of the 2018/19 Hyundai A-League against Sydney FC. One of the biggest home games to start the new season. You do not want...
SportsFast5 Netball World Series
The Fast5 Netball World Series will ignite your senses. It's netball, but not as you know it, the five-a-side game faster, with dynamic rule changes including...
DanceA Midsummer Night's Dream
The course of true love never did run smooth.Shakespeare’s whimsical masterpiece has been transformed into glorious dance thanks to acclaimed choreographer...
Theatre & performing artsMelbourne International Arts Festival
Featuring the best international and local artists working in dance, theatre, circus, music and visual arts today, the Melbourne International Arts Festival...
FestivalsMelbourne Music Week
Melbourne Music Week (MMW) returns 16 to 24 November for a nine-day celebration of the city’s thriving, world-renowned music scene. Driven by its vision...
Plays & musicalsMadiba the Musical
International critics have hailed it as ‘a story that touches our hearts’, ‘magnificent’, ‘breathtaking’ and ‘fascinating’. The powerful and uplifting...
RunningMedibank Melbourne Marathon Festival
The Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival will attract runners from across the globe to take part in Australia’s largest marathon on Sunday, 14 October...
SportsWWE Super Show-Down
WWE will return to Australia with WWE Super Show-Down, a historic event taking place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Saturday, October 6, 2018,...
DanceLayla and Majnun
Their love is as clear as the desert sky, but for Layla and Majnun destiny is a cruel matchmaker.Pre-dating Romeo and Juliet by a thousand years, the tragic...
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Mammoth spheres of leaping flames, sculptures that flicker and dance, fiery urns that cause shadows to play and a soundtrack every bit as brilliant as...