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!


  • 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
  • Browsing the shelves: Books in an exhibition

    Join Shane Carmody as he describes the story behind the books from the library to be displayed in the exhibition The Invention of Melbourne: A Baroque Archbishop and a Neo-Gothic Architect to be shown at the OTB from 31 July.  Drawn from the library of James Alipius Goold (1812 – 1886), first Cat...

    7 July at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM