From Federation to Fashion, Fire and Ferraris, the Royal Exhibition Building has many stories to share.
Wartime stories from the Royal Exhibition Building
During World War II, the building was occupied by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), as a barracks and training base.
Visions of Colonial Grandeur
Explore the history of Melbourne's International Exhibitions through the stunning art collection of 19th-century businessman John Twycross.
Royal Exhibition Building Collection
The Collection of more than 5,000 objects reflects all aspects of the building's history.
Federation Celebrations in May 1901
Celebrations focused on Melbourne, where the first Federal Parliament was opened in the (Royal) Exhibition Building.
If Walls Could Talk
The world’s oldest remaining Great Hall, located in Melbourne, Victoria, has seen a thing or two in its 138 years.
Uncovering the Exhibition Building's secret WWII stories
Untold war stories revealed.