Things to do
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.
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.
MuseumsNational Sports Museum at the MCG
Become part of Australia's sporting history through sporting artifacts and multimedia displays at the home of Australian sport, the MCG.
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...
Touch and feel your way through local history; give Phar Lap a nod, explore a rainforest, rest in a rollercoaster car, and discover Koori heritage.
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.
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.
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.
Art galleriesNGV International
See one of the most impressive collections of European, Asian, Oceanic and American art at this iconic Melbourne gallery.
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Running2019 Melbourne Marathon Festival
Following record-breaking numbers in 2018, the Melbourne Marathon Festival returns to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Sunday, 13 October 2019.Australia’s...
Horse racingCaulfield Guineas Day
Known as one of Australia’s most prestigious race days for the purists, Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day hosts four Group One races led by the Ladbrokes...
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...
SportsGillette T20 International: Australia vs Sri Lanka
Make your way down to the famous MCG on February 17 for the KFC T20 INTL and catch all the action and excitement of the BBL on the world stage.
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.
Theatre & performing artsMelbourne Fringe Festival
Melbourne Fringe is a celebration of cultural democracy and art for anyone. By embracing diversity and a spirit of independence, Melbourne Fringe create...
Theatre & performing artsMelbourne International Arts Festival
Featuring the best international and local artists working in dance, theatre, music and visual arts today, the Melbourne International Arts Festival will...
FestivalsMelbourne Music Week
Melbourne Music Week (MMW) returns 15 to 23 November for a nine-day celebration of the city’s thriving, world-renowned music scene. Driven by its vision...
ExhibitionsMelbourne Winter Masterpieces: Terracotta Warriors | Cai Guo-Qiang
In a dual presentation of Chinese art and culture past and present, the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series at the National Gallery of Victoria presents...
MusicNGV Friday Nights
Warm up this winter at NGV Friday Nights and discover China’s ancient terracotta warriors alongside new works by one of the world’s most exciting contemporary...
Having captivated over half a million patrons worldwide, Random International’s monumental artwork, Rain Room, will make its Southern Hemisphere debut...
ExhibitionsRevolutions: Records and Rebels
Revolutions: Records and Rebels is an exciting exhibition that explores the explosive years of 1966 - 1970.Developed by the Victoria and Albert Museum...