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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.
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 & farmsWerribee Open Range Zoo
Join a wildlife safari, Melbourne style, and spot rhinos, cheetahs, giraffes, zebras and monkeys as they roam freely through the grounds of the zoo.
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.
Explore the real-life stories of people who have migrated to Victoria from all over the world, through moving images, voices, memories and memorabilia.
LiteratureState Library Victoria
Leaf through tomes and browse exhibitions in the Domed Reading Room at this grand library and enjoy the great program of events for kids and adults.
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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ExhibitionsAlexander Calder: Radical Inventor
Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor presents approximately one hundred sculptural and pictorial compositions made by renowned American artist Alexander...
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...
ExhibitionsDarren Sylvester: Carve A Future, Devour Everything, Become Something
Darren Sylvester: Carve a Future, Devour Everything, Become Something is the Melbourne-based contemporary artist’s first large-scale solo exhibition in...
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 coming exclusively to Melbourne from January 2019.
Film festivalsMelbourne International Film Festival (MIFF)
Ensure your winter's complete by cramming your minipass with every award-winning, big-budget, no-budget, international, local film and event at MIFF.
FestivalsMelbourne International Jazz Festival
From 31 May to 9 June Melbourne will celebrate the energy, collaboration and constant evolution of jazz music and culture with 10 days of show-stopping...
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...
Plays & musicalsMuriel's Wedding The Musical
Undateable. Unemployable. Unstoppable. Everybody is talking about Muriel.The multi-award winning Muriel’s Wedding the Musical is now playing to standing...
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...
Lectures & talksOndru - Yumarrala Ngulu: give voice
To coincide with NAIDOC week BHCAC in collaboration with Ondru brings Yumarrala Ngulu: give voice, stories of courage and strength by the Stolen Generations.Yumarrala...
DesignOpen House Melbourne
Since 2008, Open House Melbourne has been connecting people with good design and architecture in the city.Open House Melbourne invites people to explore...
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...