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
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!


  • More Docklands

    Enjoy a lovely stroll through Melbourne’s Docklands to see the latest developments in this massive urban project. Includes coffee Meet on the corner of Spencer and Collins Street in front of the Southern Cross Railway Station. This walk will finish in the area of Docklands (tbc).

    17 November at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • A Dreadful Time for Mothers

    A special reading, presented in conjunction with the exhibition 'A Nation Divided, the Great War and Conscription'.

    18 November at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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    An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Sunday, repeating until 25 November, 2018

    An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until 25 November, 2018

  • The Old Treasury Building

    Discover the building of the Old Treasury in this free floor talk. You will discover the unlikely architect of the building, John James Clark- a 19 year old at the time of the first design. See how the building has changed over time, both architecturally and the internal uses.

    22 November at 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM