Explore the Old Treasury Building

The Old Treasury Building was built in the 1850s to store gold and to provide offices for the leaders of the young colony, including the Governor.

Victorian Democracy

Discover how gold rush immigrants helped shape democracy in the new colony of Victoria and the struggles for recognition of voting rights.

From Colonial Outpost to Capital City

This program traces the development of the city from an isolated village to bustling city.

The Effects of Gold in Victoria

Explore the building and discover more about 1850s Melbourne and the legacy of the Victorian gold rush.