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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.

Museum
Opening Hours

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

Admission

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

School and guided tours by appointment. Fees apply.

Location

20 Spring Street
Melbourne 3000

Gold Rush: 20 Objects, 20 Stories- On display until 26 May 2019

Discover the turbulent tale of Victoria's gold rush through just 20 Objects. From intriguing archaeological artefacts, to a frilled crinoline dress, each object has an unexpected story to tell!

Events

  • Coco Chanel- Style Icon

    Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel (19 August 1883 – 10 January 1971) was born in Pairs and would achieve international fame as a French fashion designer. “The founder and namesake of the Chanel brand, she was credited in the post-World War I era with liberating women from the constrain...

    5 March at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • A Dreadful Time for Mothers

    “1916: We stood on the cliff top yesterday, waiting. Look! Look! A ship. We waved madly to them, laughing and crying, making great flourishes of farewell with the tablecloth, leaving our picnic scattered across the rocks. The ship disappeared into the growing gloom. This is such a dreadful tim...

    10 March at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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    One event on 10 March, 2019 at 2:00pm

  • A Dreadful Time for Mothers (reprisal)

    “1916: We stood on the cliff top yesterday, waiting. Look! Look! A ship. We waved madly to them, laughing and crying, making great flourishes of farewell with the tablecloth, leaving our picnic scattered across the rocks. The ship disappeared into the growing gloom. This is such a dreadful tim...

    10 March at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM