Federation Square

Fed Square
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Federation Square is Melbourne’s most happening place for fine dining, events and exciting bars. At this renowned venue, you’ll find some of the city’s most diverse galleries, restaurants and cafes.

This unique cultural precinct features sixteen restaurants; ranging from traditional Aussie to Northern Chinese cuisine. Additionally, you’ll find many vibrant bars, pubs and cafes here. No wonder, Fed Square is the primary meeting spot for many Melbournian residents and visitors.

Federation Square – Events, Restaurants, Parking Fed Square

This one-of-a-kind cultural precinct welcomes visitors from all over the world to enjoy many dining and cultural events. Fed Square’s Ian Potter Centre is home to the NGV and ACMI galleries. These two spots are among the city’s most popular attractions. In addition, Fed Square also houses the Melbourne Visitor Centre – a one-stop spot for all kinds of tourist information.

Apart from its attractions and dining choices, Federation Square is also known for its unique architecture. Visitors often find this area very fascinating due to its smart and unique fusion architecture.

Federation Square has free Wi-Fi available in The Atrium, Deakin Edge and all public spaces including The Square, Flinders St Amphitheatre, River Terrace and Federation Wharf.

Get to Federation Square by taking a train and alighting at Flinders Street Station, Federation Square is directly across the road. Trams and buses also frequent this part of the city.

For those driving into the city, there is a car park located right next to Federation Square. The Fed Square Car Park is open 24 hours and is accessible from Russell Street or Batman Ave (Exhibition Street extension – City Link) and has a flat rate of $16.00 on weekends and Friday evenings after 4pm. Enter after 4pm during the week and parking is only $13.00.

Federation Square Information

 Address:
Cnr Swanston St & Flinders St,
Melbourne, VIC
 Operating Hours:
Fed Square is open 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.
The operating hours of cultural institutions, tourism services, shops, cafes, bars and restaurants vary.
  Enquiries
Phone: (03) 9655 1900
Email: [email protected]
 Ticket Prices/Admission:
Entry to Fed Square is FREE. Admission prices to ticketed events and exhibitions that are hosted at Fed Square are routinely listed with the event details in our "what's on" section.

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