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

The Old Treasury Building Museum is a small venue.  We strongly encourage groups to book a guided tour in advance.  Walk-in groups will be admitted at the discretion of Management and admission will depend on other bookings on the day.

Wayward Women? free exhibition now open!


  • Olga Radalyski and the Body in the Boot Box

    In December 1898 Melbourne was transfixed by a gruesome mystery: The body of a young woman was found in the Yarra River at Richmond, her naked body jammed into a boot box. No one came forward to claim her. For nearly a month the police sought desperately to identify her, while thousands of Melburnia...

    24 October at 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Great Architects: I M Pei and his legacy

    I M Pei the award winning and prolific architect passed away in May at the age of 102. He never really retired. I M Pei’s contribution to architecture has been extraordinary and lives on with works such as the Pyramid at the Louvre, Paris and John F Kennedy Library, Boston. This lecture will profi...

    29 October at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • St Patrick’s Cathedral

    Join us for this free floor talk about the marvellous Gothic structure, St Patrick’s Cathedral.   Part of the Public Program series for The Invention of Melbourne.

    12 November at 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM