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.


Visit the Governor of Victoria's Executive Council Chamber. Discuss the role and responsibilities of the Governor and the Executive Council.

From Colony to State

Investigate the founding of Melbourne from early settlement to international city. Discover some of the events and people who have shaped Victoria.

The Impact of the Gold Rush

Explore the former gold vaults to discover the story of Victorian gold. Discuss Eureka and the struggle for democracy.