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  • Cooks' Cottage

    Originally built in England during 1755 by the parents of Australia's discoverer, Captain James Cook, the cottage was transported to Melbourne and re-assembled in the Fitzroy Gardens in 1934, providing an insight into English life during the 18th century and a celebration of the great explorer

  • Fire Services Museum of Victoria

    Featuring Australia's largest collection of fire brigade memorabilia, the Victoria Fire Services Museum offers a comprehensive history of fire fighting services across Victoria. With more than 10,000 fire-related items on display, the museum showcases collections of both international and national Country Fire Authority memorabilia, vintage fire fighting appliances, exhibits from some of the most famous fires to hit Victoria, personal stories and associated items.

  • Fitzroy Gardens

    Situated on a south facing valley and covering 26 hectares, the gardens feature mainly English trees, lawns and flower beds. There are several historic landmarks within the grounds, including a conservatory, small model Tudor village, Cooks Cottage and the Fairies Tree. The Pavilion Cafe is located within the gardens, open daily for breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea.

  • Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

    Located in Yarra Park, the MCG is Melbourne's favourite premier sporting ground. It hosts football, rugby, soccer and cricket matches, and was also the main stadium for the 1956 Olympic Games and 2006 Commonwealth Games. The venue can seat around 100,000 fans and behind the scenes guided tours of this iconic stadium are available.

  • National Sports Museum

    Located within the Olympic Stand at the MCG, this museum will delight sports lovers from around the globe. Not only showcasing the greatest sportspeople moments that Australia has to offer, this experience is a true testament to the world's love of international sporting moments.

  • Old Treasury Building

    In the 1850s and 1860s Victoria experienced its gold rush era. The population of the state more than tripled, and immigrants raced to Australian shores to take part in the burgeoning gold production industry that Victoria built. The Old Treasury Building has dedicated itself to showcasing the excitement of the gold rush era in Victoria. There are permanent exhibitions that use modern displays to help visitors from far and wide understand how the gold rush in rural Victoria shaped the city of Melbourne as it is today.

  • Parliament House

    Victoria's current home of government, located in Spring Street, dates back to 1856. At the time of Australia's federation in 1901, Melbourne was Australia's largest city, thus it served as the country's seat of parliament and its capital city. Federal parliament occupied Melbourne's Parliament House until 1927 when the purpose-built city of Canberra took over that role. Free tours of this historic building are available for visitors.

  • St Patricks Cathedral

    Architecturally impressive Catholic Church building dating back to the 19th century

  • The Johnston Collection

    A legacy of the late William Johnston, an antique dealer and collector, The Johnston Collection showcases fine and decorative arts arranged in the style of an English country house

  • Treasury Gardens

    6 hectares of lush gardens situated near the State Government Offices with an ornamental pond, monuments and statues

  • Yarra Park

    The northern section of this park consists of of sloping, open grassed parkland with exotic and Australian trees, while the southern section surrounds the iconic MCG and Richmond Cricket Ground