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

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!


  • A woman from the diggings – Sarah Davenport remembers

    In about 1869 Sarah Davenport sat down to record her experiences of immigration and life in New South Wales and Victoria in the 1840s and fifties. Her laboriously handwritten account was entitled ‘Scech of an emegrants Life in australia from Leiving England in the year of our Lord 1841’...

    23 May at 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • The Lanes of Melbourne No 3

    This walk continues our popular series of CBD walks exploring the history of our city through the names behind our streets and lanes. Please note that this is the first time this walk has been presented. Start: Corner of Flinders Lane and Spencer Street Finish: RACV City Club, 501 Bourke Street

    25 May at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM