The Old Treasury Building is one of Melbourne's finest 19th century buildings. Visit this exciting museum, showcasing the history of Melbourne and Victoria.

The building is located on the land of the Kulin Nations. We acknowledge and pay our respects to the Traditional Custodians, past and present.

Opening Hours

10am - 4pm
(last entry 3.45pm)
Sunday to Friday
(closed Saturdays)


General visit FREE (self-guided)
(Donations welcome)

School and guided tours by appointment. Fees apply.


20 Spring Street
Melbourne 3000

Wayward Women? free exhibition now open!


  • Maggie Heffernan

    In January 1900 sixteen year-old Maggie Heffernan drowned her infant son in the Yarra. She was found guilty of murder and sentenced to death. But Maggie’s case was especially pitiful and attracted some powerful advocates. In her case mercy prevailed. Find out about Maggie Heffernan in this free ta...

    22 August at 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • A Baroque Archbishop: James Alipius Goold

    Join us for a free talk on James Alipius Goold, who became Archbishop of Melbourne on 31 March 1874 Melbourne was made a metropolitan see.   Part of the Public Program series for The Invention of Melbourne.

    10 September at 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • The Power of Display: Collecting and Exhibiting Religious Art in Colonial Melbourne

    Join Dr Callum Reid in this free talk. More information will be posted.   Part of the Public Program series for The Invention of Melbourne.

    17 September at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM