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 (self-guided)
(Donations welcome)

School and guided tours by appointment. Fees apply.


20 Spring Street
Melbourne 3000

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.


  • Alfred Felton: The Man Behind the Felton Bequest

    From early beginnings carting goods to the Victorian goldfields, Alfred Felton later established himself as a merchant in Melbourne. Eventually buying a wholesale druggists, Felton and his business partner Frederick Grimwade, the pair made several smart business acquisitions, amassing a tidy fortune...

    22 March at 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Museums of Rome

    Rome, the eternal city is blessed with an incredible history and marvellous array of museums. This lecture explores some the well-known and not so well-known museums of Rome including the Borghese Gallery, Maxxi, the National Museum of Art from the 21st century, Palazzo Altemps, Sant’Ignazio O...

    27 March at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Colonial Melbourne No 8 – Russell Street

    Our very popular Old Treasury Colonial Melbourne Walks series continues with this walk exploring Melbourne’s Russell Street with its many fine colonial era buildings including the Od Melbourne Goal, Scot’s Church to mention but a few…

    31 March at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM