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!


  • A Baroque Archbishop: James Alipius Goold

    Join us for a free talk on James Alipius Goold, who became Archbishop of Melbourne on 31 March 1874 Melbourne was made a metropolitan see.   Part of the Public Program series for The Invention of Melbourne.

    23 January at 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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  • Browsing the Shelves: Books in an Exhibition

    Join Shane Carmody as he describes the story behind the books from the library displayed in the exhibition The Invention of Melbourne: A Baroque Archbishop and a Gothic Architect.  Drawn from the library of James Alipius Goold (1812 – 1886), first Catholic Bishop of Melbourne, the books on displa...

    6 February at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM