History Display

The display telling the story of the Royal Exhibition Building Visitors viewing the History Display on the mezzanine level of the Royal Exhibition Building.
Image: Heath Warwick
Source: Museum Victoria

The display at the Royal Exhibition Building interprets the history of the building from its construction in 1879 and Federation in 1901 to its function today. Major changes, key events and people feature on the 15 display panels alongside an interactive screen with beautiful historical images that highlight the grandeur of the building.

The building is accessible during public exhibitions or via a public tour most days. For more information about the tour call 13 11 02 or visit Royal Exhibition Building Tours.