Good place to learn about history, including that of Melbourne. Free. Exhibits interest young kids too
About Old Treasury Building
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10am to 4pm, Free entry. You will be greeted by smiling chaperons whom will guide you through this finest 19th century building., build in the 1850s. This is a historic museum with exihibits. Its ground floor covers the Early History of Melbourne, the earliest arrival...More
Thanks for your review Texan C! The vaults are one of the most exciting features of the building, glad you enjoyed them!
It makes no difference if your a tourist or live in Melbourne a look inside is a must. A absolute eye opener on our past history which most of us have no idea about. With a bonus its free. Make sure you allow plenty of...More
Thanks for your glowing review 879dennis! We agree, there's something here for everyone! Glad you enjoyed your visit.
Not sure why we haven't visited this historic 19th century building before, with free entry! As well as being a grand building, it has some wonderful history. An excellent look at pieces of Victorian history, some black & white old movie footage and panoramas from...More
Thanks for your review Emanpee! We're a little known gem! Glad you enjoyed your visit!
Well worth a visit, use the free tram ride if you are tired, stands out at night when it is lit up. Loved it.
Thanks for your review vicpk! Great to hear you enjoyed your visit!
We popped in on a Sunday on our way to lunch. Free admission and very friendly welcome by volunteer guides. 30 - 60 minutes is sufficient to see the displays on bushrangers, the gold rush and Melbourne's growth. Particularly good use of historical photos and...More
Thanks for your review LindyLouR! Glad you enjoyed your visit.
In the 1850s, Melbourne was one of the fastest growing cities in the world. And along with that growth, came substantial neo-classical buildings like this one, built to store the gold produced by the Gold Rush. The Old Treasury Building is now a museum open...More
Thanks for your review ijerry! Pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit!
Located very close to Melbourne CBD, next to Parliament House. Can be reached via Free City Circle Tram also. Free entry. Closed on Saturdays. It exhibits old photographs, paintings, plans and some old documents about the Melbourne city from 19th century and early 20th century....More
Thanks for your review Lamindu! Glad you enjoyed your visit.
The steps and the entrance area looks amazing on sunset. It's quite small compared to my expectation. Near the fountain couples would take their pre-nuptials shots
Thanks for your review Marty! Hope you enjoyed the exhibitions.
Originally built in the late 1850's, the Treasury's purpose was to hold and secure the gold bars manufactured from the gold produced during the Australian Gold Rush. Now it is a very good museum where visitors discover the history of this great city. It's imposing...More
Thanks for your review VWriter! Melbourne has a fascinating history, I'm glad you enjoyed your visit!