Things to do
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.
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.
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.
Heritage buildingsSt Kilda Pier
Providing panoramic views of the Melbourne skyline and Port Phillip Bay, the pier is a popular destination for strolling, cycling, rollerblading and fishing...
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.
Wildlife, zoos & farmsMelbourne Zoo
Get up close with more than 250 species as you explore rainforests, bushland and underwater worlds. Don't miss the zookeeper talks and feeding times!
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.
Journey to the stars and beyond at the Melbourne Planetarium, travel through space and time, and have a hair-raising encounter with lighting volts.
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.
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Light up your January with the first tennis Grand Slam of the year. Be there as the biggest names in the game try to start the season off with a bang.
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...
SportsCommBank Women’s T20 International Tri-Series: Australia vs England
This could be the clash that determines which teams make the final, and with Australia taking on England it is sure to be a match you will not want to...
SportsCommBank Women’s T20 International Tri-Series: Final
Who will make the final for the Commonwealth Bank T20I Tri-Series? In what is going to be an exciting preview to the ICC T20 World Cup, this is a match...
SportsDomain Boxing Day Test: Australia vs New Zealand
Get out the zinc and the novelty hat and join up to 100,000 cricket fans at the MCG for a sporting event that's become an Australian institution.
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.
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...
FestivalsMelbourne Music Week
Melbourne Music Week (MMW) returns 14 to 23 November for a nine-day celebration of the city’s thriving, world-renowned music scene. Driven by its vision...
Motor sportMonster Energy AUS-X Open Melbourne
The Monster Energy AUS-X Open Melbourne promises to be the biggest dirt bike racing event in Australian history with Supercross, Freestyle Motocross and...
After capturing the imagination of over half a million visitors overseas, international art sensation, Rain Room, recently opened in Melbourne to sell-out...
Horse racingSpring Racing Carnival
With the first hint of spring in the air, Australians turn their attention to one of the highlights of Australia’s sporting and social calendar. Opening...