Built in 1879 for Melbourne’s first International Exhibition, it was chosen as the venue for the opening of the first Commonwealth Parliament of Australia on 9 May 1901, and recently became Australia’s first World Heritage Listed building.
Experience the life, stories and affections of millions of people that have contributed to this national icon, Museum Victoria’s largest collection object.
Tours are held most days at 2pm, subject to availability. Tours may not run when the building is in use for certain events and exhibitions. Please call 13 11 02 to confirm.
The tour starts in the foyer at Melbourne Museum.