Heide Museum of Modern Art
Heide Museum of Modern Art offers to guests the history of modern art
in Australia. Works at the museum change regularly to show the museum's
collections and travelling exhibits. Also on display are a sculpture garden
and a kitchen garden.
Address: 7 Templestowe Road Bulleen VC Australia 3105
Tel: +61 3 9850 1500
Containing many permanent exhibitions on Victoria's immigration history,
the Immigration Museum also offers a number of travelling and special
exhibitions as well as special events. This museum is a campus of Museum
Address: Old Customs House, Corner of Flinders and Williams Streets Melbourne
VC Australia 3000
Tel: +61 3 9927 2700
Melbourne Museum, a campus of Museum Victoria, offers a variety of long
and short-term exhibits. View the 100-year exhibit of the Forest Gallery
or any of the galleries of the Mind & Body, Science & Life, Evolution,
the Pacific Islands, and Australia.
Address: Carlton Gardens Melbourne VC Australia 3001
Tel: +61 3 8341 7777
Moorabbin Air Museum
The Moorabbin Air Museum diplays aircraft designed and produced in Australia.
See the CAC Boomerang, GAF Jindivik, Dassault Mirage and more.
Address: Moorabbin Airport Melbourne VC Australia
Tel: +61 3 9580 7752
Offering hands on exhibits and demonstrations, Scienceworks attempts to
make it fun to explore science. Scienceworks includes a digital planetarium.
As well, enjoy a tour of the museum's collection or the Spotswood Pumping
Station. Scienceworks is a campus of Museum Victoria.
Address: 2 Booker Street Spotswood VC Australia 3015
Tel: +61 3 9392 4800
Victoria Police Museum
The museum is open Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm. Exhibits and displays
include police communication systems, policing in the city, weapons, uniforms,
insignia, badges and a police motorcycle. Souvenirs and books are available
at the museum shop. Entry is free.
Address: 637 Flinders Street Melbourne Victoria Australia 3005
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) exhibits and encourages
the enjoyment of contemporary visual art. The ACCA moved to a new, purpose-built
arts building in 2002.
Address: Corner Sturt Street and Grant Street Southbank VC Australia 3006
Tel: +61 3 9654 6422
The Comedy Theatre
The Comedy Theatre, built on a historic theatre site, is located in the
heart of Melbourne. Named to the Historic Building Register, the Comedy
Theatre offers a variety of programs during the theatre season.
Address: 240 Exhibition Theatre Melbourne VC Australia 3000
Tel: +61 3 9209 9050
The Forum Theatre
The Forum Theatre offers the setting of an outdoor amphitheatre. The Theatre,
divided into the 520-seat Upstairs Theatrette and the Downstairs Auditorium
that can hold 1000 people, was added to the Historic Buildings Register
Address: Cnr Flinders & Russell Streets Melbourne VC Australia 3000
Tel: +61 3 9299 9850
The Princess Theatre
The Princess Theatre has been restored to its appearance after the theatre's
first restoration in 1922. Originally an amphitheatre, the Princess Theatre
has shown productions such as "Les Miserables" and "The
Phantom of the Opera" in recent years.
Address: 163 Spring Street Melbourne VC Australia 3000
Tel: +61 3 9299 9900
The Regent Theatre
The Regent Theatre, originally a picture palace, was refurbished from
1994 to 1996 to mimic the orginal brilliance of the 1929 building. Today,
the Regent Theatre contains the Regent Theatre Auditorium, the Regal Promenade
(otherwise known as the Dress Circle Foyer), a VIP Room, and a Corporate
Address: 191 Collins Street Melbourne VC Australia 3000
Tel: +61 3 9299 9500
Historic Sites & Interpretive Centres
Old Melbourne Gaol
Once home to some of Australia's most notorious criminals, the Old Melbourne
Gaol is now open for viewing by the public. The last home of the infamous
Ned Kelly, the Old Melbourne Gaol exhibits Kelly's armour and death mask,
among others. A candlelit tour and a warder introduce visitors to the
gaol's history during occasional evening performances.
Address: Russell St., between Victoria & La Trobe Streets Melbourne
Tel: +61 3 9663 7228