PLEASE NOTE: Due to government regulations, the number of students allowed in the building has been reduced.
The Old Treasury Building offers a unique resource for your school.
A magnificent gold rush building, it reflects the growth of ‘Marvellous Melbourne’ and changing life in the city. From the basement vaults where gold was stored in the 1860s, to the elegant Executive Council Chamber, still used regularly by the Governor of Victoria, students experience one of Australia’s most beautiful and historic buildings.
Programs include the story of gold, the growth of democracy, early Melbourne, life in the city and urban environment. Programs offered are aligned to curricula for Levels 2 to VCE.
The Old Treasury Building has developed a Social Script for assisting teachers with students on the autism spectrum.
It can be downloaded here.
Potential risk information for your visit is available here.
The Old Treasury Building is committed to the safety and well-being of children and to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation. We will always act in the best interests of children, based on our duty of care and responsibilities to children.
Our commitment will be enacted through the implementation and monitoring of the Child Safe Standards, as specified under the Child Wellbeing and Safety Amendment (Child Safe Standards) Act 2015.
To obtain a copy of our Child Safe Policy please request it through our contact form.
|Old Treasury Building||Gold Rush||Early Melbourne||Democracy||*New Programs*|
|Explore the Old Treasury Building|
levels 3-10, ESL
|The Impact of the Gold Rush|
|Families Then and Now (Currently Unavailable)
|Stories from the Archives|
|The Effects of Gold in Victoria|
|From Colony to State|
|Investigating the Design of Old Treasury|
|From Colonial Outpost to Capital City|
|Paintings of Early Melbourne|
|Imagining Australia: Port Phillip District 1830-1860|
VCE unit 3