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

Museum
Opening Hours

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

Admission

General visit FREE
(Donations welcome)

School and guided tours by appointment. Fees apply.

Location

20 Spring Street
Melbourne 3000

Christmas at the Old Treasury 2017

Christmas at Old Treasury- On display until 5 January 2018

Following a highly successful Christmas display in 2016, the Old Treasury Building is once again showcasing homemade decorations of the 1920s!

A Nation Divided: The Great War and Conscription- On display until December 2018

The debate over conscription during the darkest years of the Great War has been described by some historians as the most bitter, divisive and violent ever to consume the nation.

Events

  • The Vote Against Conscription

    The conscription debate during WWI has been described as the most divisive in Australia’s history. Find out why the people were against conscription, and just what all the fuss was about.

    14 December at 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Put Yourself in the Picture

    Imagine living on the Victorian goldfields in the 1850s! What would you be doing? Would you be a gold digger? Or shopkeeper? Maybe you’d be a gold buyer! Would you live in a house? A hut? A tent? Visit the Old Treasury Building and explore the basement gold vaults! See what life would have been

    15 January, 2018 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until 17 January, 2018

    An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until 24 January, 2018

    An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until 24 January, 2018

  • Put Yourself in the Picture

    Imagine living on the Victorian goldfields in the 1850s! What would you be doing? Would you be a gold digger? Or shopkeeper? Maybe you’d be a gold buyer! Would you live in a house? A hut? A tent? Visit the Old Treasury Building and explore the basement gold vaults! See what life would have been

    16 January, 2018 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until 17 January, 2018

    An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until 24 January, 2018

    An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until 24 January, 2018