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

Opening Hours

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


General visit FREE
(Donations welcome)

School and guided tours by appointment. Fees apply.


20 Spring Street
Melbourne 3000

Wild Colonial Boys- Temporary exhibition

Discover the long history of bushranging in Victoria, with some new and little-known characters from our frontier past.

Behind the Lines- Until 25 August 2017

The Year’s Best Political Cartoons. Top hat crowns and daggers: what is your political destiny?


  • Making Public Histories Seminar: Slavery and its Legacies

    This seminar focusses on the some of the legacies of slavery, and commences with presentations by two specialist historians in this field: Manisha Sinha, Draper Chair in American History, University of Connecticut (pictured left, below) Clare Corbould, Australian Research Council Future Fellow, Mona...

    24 July at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Great Architects – Walter Burley Griffin & Marion Mahony Griffin

    This lecture explores the architectural legacy of American architects, Walter Burley Griffin Marion Mahony Griffin. They are best remembered for their inspired design for Canberra. Walter has been credited with his innovation in the development of the L-shaped floor plan, the carport and an innovati...

    25 July at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Open House Melbourne

    Join us for Open House Melbourne, where the Old Treasury Building will be open on the Saturday and Sunday!

    29 July at 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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    An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 30 July, 2017