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Melbourne Venues

Melbourne venues include all types of settings such as historic grounds, sports stadiums, quaint winery venues and even aboriginal heritage sites.

Take a few hours from your busy schedule and enjoy exploring each of the unique venues that Melbourne has to offer. The city has many historic buildings, monuments, heritage sites and several other beautiful venues to explore.

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If you are interested in exploring an aboriginal heritage site, then come to the Kulin Nation and you will come across the Koorie Heritage. Here at this venue, you will learn more about the native aboriginal communities, their culture and beliefs. Take a journey through this venue and explore more about the Boonwurrung and Woiwurrung people.

The Royal Botanic Gardens and the Melbourne museum have many artefacts and sites waiting to be explored. Take a culture and heritage walk through the gardens and the venue at your own pace.

The city is also home to some venues, which were once the dwelling sites of Australia’s first settlers. Take a tour to the Port Phillip Bay to explore the site of the trading post. Enjoy exploring the striking interiors, exhibition building and the onsite Melbourne Gaol. If you are interested, you can take a tour to the Old Melbourne Gaol. There is a nearby museum and a garden that includes the Cook’s Cottage, the beautiful Fitzroy Gardens and some excellent artefacts.

Sporting venues such as the Melbourne Cricket Ground and the Grand Prix Unit are some of the most popular sporting venues of the city. Apart from some world-glass tournaments, these venues are the hosting grounds for several exhibitions and top Melbourne events. Check out the city’s event calendar to know more about the upcoming events. Houses and homesteads are also quite popular amongst top Melbourne venues. Several weddings, private parties and high-tea events are held at the homesteads and historic houses in Melbourne. Some colonial mansions and houses are located within these lavish garden areas and guests for some event celebrations can lease these homes.


Etihad Stadium

Docklands, VIC

Etihad Stadium is a major venue for many international & national sporting and entertainment events in Melbourne; boasting seating capacity of more than 50,000 people. Therefore, it’s no surprise that...

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Federation Square

Melbourne, VIC

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...

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MCG

Richmond, VIC

Australia is home to one of the world’s best cricket grounds, The Melbourne Cricket Ground – known to the locals as the MCG). The MCG is located in Richmond, just 3 kilometres from the CBD and is the most popular...

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Crown Casino


Southbank, VIC

If gambling and nightlife excites you, then come to the Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex in Melbourne. This huge gaming and entertainment arena is Melbourne’s primary gaming destination. The large casino and...

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Rod Laver Arena

Melbourne, VIC

Rod Laver Arena is a famous tennis stadium in Melbourne and serves as the main venue for the world famous Australian Open. The venue was purpose built for tennis, as the previous stadium was no longer suitable to...

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AAMI Park

Melbourne, VIC

AAMI Park is one of Melbourne’s top sporting venues and is home to many exciting sporting events. There are many local sports teams which call AAMI Park home; including the Melbourne Rebels, Melbourne Storm and...

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Melbourne Town Hall

Melbourne, VIC

The famous Melbourne Town Hall is a popular venue that has been serving patrons for over 135 years now. Many Melbournians claim that the City Town Hall is the prime host to the city’s most celebrated events. Therefore...

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Margaret Court Arena

Melbourne, VIC

Margaret Court Arena is a large tennis court located in Melbourne Park near the CBD and is one of the host venues of the famous Australian Open. Originally known as ‘Show Court One’, the arena opened its doors in 1988...

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Regent Theatre

Regent Theatre

Mebourne, VIC

Regent Theatre has been a part of Melbourne’s rich heritage since early last century. Back in 1929, this theatre first opened as an impressive palace – However, the fate of the Regent Theatre had much turmoil to...

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Melbourne Theatre Company

Melbourne Theatre Company

Southbank, VIC

The Melbourne Theatre Company is one of the oldest professional theatre companies in the city. The company was founded back in 1953 and originally was a part of the University of Melbourne. Later, it became a semi...

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Princess Theatre

Melbourne, VIC

Melbourne’s Princess Theatre is not just an old theatre with extraordinary facilities – this grand theatre also has a magnificent history.  This century-old theatre hosts some of the best and hottest shows in...

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Festival Hall

Festival Hall

West Melbourne, VIC

Festival Hall is one of Melbourne’s original entertainment venues. For many years, this venue has been home to many concerts, shows and live performances. Festival Hall’s unique and versatile layout makes it a...

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Hamer Hall

Southbank, VIC

Hamer Hall is part of the Melbourne’s popular Arts Centre precinct and the main concert venue of the Arts Centre. Hamer Hall is the prime location for many major symphonies, plays, live concerts, operas and ballets...

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Hisense Arena

Melbourne, VIC

Due to the growing demand of concert halls and sporting stadiums in Melbourne, a number of new venues have been created close to the Melbourne CBD. Back in 2000, Hisense Arena was constructed to fulfil the growing need...

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Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

South Wharf, VIC

While in Melbourne, stop by the award-winning Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre for an event. This is the city’s largest and most popular convention centre. Those interested in exploring the award-winning venue...

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Melbourne Recital Centre

Melbourne Recital Centre

Southbank, VIC

The Melbourne Recital Centre is one of the best concert venues in Melbourne. This unique establishment is not only known for its renowned architecture and sculptures, but also for its wide array of musical performances...

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Melbourne Showgrounds

Melbourne Showgrounds

Ascot Vale, VIC

The Melbourne Showgrounds is another popular event venue in Melbourne that offers huge outdoor and indoor spaces for a variety of events and functions. This site is Melbourne’s largest event venue and within the...

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Abbotsford Convent

Abbotsford Convent

Abbotsford, VIC

The Abbotsford Convent is an exciting destination for anyone looking for a beautiful wedding location, or just somewhere to explore on a relaxing weekend getaway. Set on an expansive 16 acres, the Abbotsford Convent...

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Astor Theatre

Astor Theatre

St. Kilda, VIC

The Astor Theatre is movie lover’s paradise, offers something unique for all locals and visitors of Melbourne. From the theatre’s unique architecture to its projection rooms, you will love the Astor Theatre. No...

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Caulfield Racecourse

Caulfield Racecourse

Caulfield East, VIC

Many locals and visitors come to the Caulfield Racecourse to enjoy live horseracing; located south-east of the Melbourne CBD. Those driving to the venue will be happy to know that the racecourse is just 8kms from the...

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Arts Centre

Melbourne, VIC

Melbourne’s rich cultural scene includes an vast mix of museums, art galleries, exhibition halls and theatres. As you explore this exciting city, you’ll be able to discover Melbourne’s vibrant and dynamic culture...

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Malthouse Theatre

Malthouse Theatre

Southbank, VIC

The Malthouse Theatre is one of the oldest theatres and heritage listed sites in Melbourne. In the past, this popular building was once a famous theatre company, with a number of talented groups performing here. Today...

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Sidney Myer Music Bowl

Melbourne, VIC

Melbourne’s pulsating city life offers an array of enjoyable recreational activities for guests of all ages. Choices range from theatres to cinemas, outdoor performances to live music shows. If your idea of...

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Royal Exhibition Building

Carlton, VIC

Come and explore the nationally acclaimed, heritage-listed Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne’s inner-north. This building dates back to 1880 and was built exclusively for the first International Exhibition in...

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Athenaeum Theatre

Athenaeum Theatre

Melbourne, VIC

Melbourne’s vibrant cultural scene includes an array of art galleries, theatres and museums. Indeed, this urban city offers a range of intriguing historical sites and venues for all cultural and history buffs to explore...

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Calder Park Raceway

Calder Park

Calder Park, VIC

Melbourne is also a popular hub for motorsports and racing events, thanks to the city’s renowned Calder Park Raceway; one of the most popular racing circuits in Melbourne. Every year, the venue hosts an array of events...

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Flemington Racecourse

Flemington Racecourse

Flemington, VIC

When it comes to horse racing in Melbourne, Flemington Racecourse is often the first venue that comes to mind – this is because Flemington is the largest racecourse in Melbourne and has been in operation for over...

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Birrarung Marr

Melbourne, VIC

Birrarung Marr is another newly established park close to the Melbourne CBD – nestled on the northern banks of the Yarra River that adjoins Federation Square. Birrarung Marr was opened to the public back in 2002...

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Melbourne Park

Melbourne Park

Melbourne, VIC

Melbourne’s main sporting venues are located in an area known as Melbourne Park. Not only does Melbourne Park host many of the best and mosainst popular sporting venues in Australia, but also contains beautiful...

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Comedy Theatre

Comedy Theatre

Melbourne, VIC

Are you interested in watching a hilarious show while in Melbourne? Then look no further! Come to Melbourne’s famous Comedy Theatre for an enjoyable show. This lively theatre welcomes guests of all ages to come and...

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Moonee Valley Racecourse

Moonee Valley Racecourse

Moonee Ponds, VIC

Moonee Valley Racecourse is one of Melbourne’s premier race tracks that hosts many of Australia’s famous horse races. One of the most notable horse race hosted here is the Cox Plate. Moonee Valley is nestled...

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Princes Park

Princes Park

Carlton North, VIC

Princes Park is one of Melbourne’s best recreational grounds and parklands – stretching for nearly two kilometres in the suburb of Parkville and is quite close to the city CBD. For many years, Princes Park has...

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Simonds Stadium

Simonds Stadium

South Geelong, VIC

Simonds Stadium is another popular sports venue south-west of Melbourne in the city of Geelong. This popular ground is known for hosting a number of major sporting events; predominantly AFL matches of the Geelong Cats...

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Avalon Raceway

Lara, VIC

Avalon Raceway is one of Melbourne’s most popular dirt track raceways which was first opened in 1976. It is located in Lara, approximately 50kms south-west of Melbourne. Today, Avalon Raceway plays host to a huge number...

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Overnewton Castle

Keilor, VIC

Overnewton Castle is a premier tourist destination in Victoria and is the perfect location for weddings and celebrations of all kinds. Built in 1849 as a charming homestead, Overnewton Castle represents a Victorian...

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Forum Theatre

Melbourne, VIC

The Forum Theatre is renowned for its unique look and architecture; featuring Romanesque statues blue-sky ceiling, ornamental décor and unique structures. The Forum Theatre creates an illusion of an open-air venue...

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Sandown Racecourse

Sandown Racecourse

Springvale, VIC

Sandown Racecourse is one of the major horse racing venues in Melbourne; located 25kms south-east of the Melbourne CBD. If you’re driving, take the Princes Highway for approximately 20 minutes – there are...

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Sandown Raceway

Springvale, VIC

Sandown Raceway is a motor racing track located in the residential suburb of Springvale, just 28kms south east of the Melbourne CBD. The raceway is hailed as a power circuit thanks to its famous drag strip and...

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Windy Hill

Essendon, VIC

Windy Hill is the home and training centre of the AFL team the Essendon Football Club and is located in the residential suburb of Essendon. Windy Hill isn’t just a training venue, as it also houses a fitness...

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Witches in Britches

West Melbourne, VIC

Witches in Britches is a fun theatre restaurant where you can come and enjoy with your friends and is conveniently located near the CBD. A ticket to Witches in Britches will get you an amazing 3-course meal and a two...

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Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre

Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre

Albert Park, VIC

The Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre will surely meet all of your sporting needs. This huge arena is home to a basketball court, squash centre, swimming pool, multi-purpose pool, water slide, lap pool, toddler’s play...

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Palms at Crown

Southbank, VIC

The Palms at Crown is a premier concert venue which is located in the heart of Melbourne’s entertainment precinct, the Crown Entertainment Complex and Casino. The Palms seats over 800 people and hosts a range of...

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Capitol Theatre

Capitol Theatre

Melbourne, VIC

Melbourne’s rich cultural district features numerous art-deco style theatres and galleries – the Capitol Theatre being one of these classic theatres located in the city; featuring early 19th century architecture...

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Alexandra Gardens

Melbourne, VIC

The beautiful Alexandra Gardens are nestled on the banks of Yarra River – so visitors will able to access the quite gardens easily as the gardens are within a short walking distance of the Melbourne CBD. In 1904...

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Palace Theatre

Palace Theatre

Melbourne, VIC

Although currently closed (due to reopen in June 2015) the Palace Theatre is one of the top live entertainment destinations in Melbourne. The venue hosts a number of live acts, performances and music concerts. As one of...

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State Theatre

State Theatre

Southbank, VIC

One of Melbourne’s premier entertainment venue is the famous State Theatre. This unique theatre is not only a major venue for musicals and Broadway shows, but also home to some of the nation’s best opera, ballet...

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The Comics Lounge

The Comics Lounge

North Melbourne, VIC

There is no shortage of comedy theatres in Australia. However, the Comic’s Lounge is the sole venue in Australia that offers live standup comedy shows six nights a week, with many famous Australian and...

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Cranbourne Racecourse

Cranbourne, VIC

Cranbourne Racecourse is a popular horse racing venue that is located in the residential suburb of Cranbourne, 50kms south-east of Melbourne. Cranbourne Racecourse is one of the most popular destinations for race-goers...

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Elisabeth Murdoch Hall

Elisabeth Murdoch Hall

Southbank, VIC

The Melbourne Recital Centre is home to the popular auditorium known as the Elisabeth Murdoch Hall. This centre is one of Melbourne’s biggest auditoriums, renowned for its live music performances. Today, the...

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Her Majesty’s Theatre

Her Majesty’s Theatre

Melbourne, VIC

Her Majesty’s Theatre dates back to year 1886, and today, is listed amongst the Victoria’s most popular heritage buildings with Melbournians often referring to the theatre as ‘The Maj.’ This renowned theatre in...

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Trades Hall

Trades Hall

Carlton, VIC

Trades Hall is a unique monument that represent the past development of Melbourne and its suburbs. This popular venue has been a major arena for public events, festivals and community gatherings. Trades Hall showcases a...

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Emu Bottom Homestead

Sunbury, VIC

Emu Bottom Homestead is an attraction whose historical significance makes it one of the premier destinations in the historic suburb of Sunbury. Located 40kms north-west of Melbourne, Emu Bottom Homestead was built...

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Holden Centre

Melbourne, VIC

The Holden Centre was originally constructed as an Olympic Swimming Stadium, but has since been renovated so that it is an administration and training facility in Melbourne. In its heydays as an Olympic swimming...

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Victorian Opera

Victorian Opera

Melbourne, VIC

Founded in 2005, the Victorian Opera is a popular opera company in Melbourne. The main source of funding was from the State government and gradually, the Victorian Opera became extremely popular and positioned itself as...

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Werribee Racecourse

Werribee, VIC

Werribee Racecourse is a popular horse racing venue that is located in the residential suburb of Cranbourne, 32kms south-west of Melbourne. Werribee Racecourse is one of the most popular destinations for race-goers in...

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Playhouse Theatre

Playhouse Theatre

Melbourne, VIC

The Playhouse Theatre is a popular venue for the Melbourne Theatre Company’s productions; hosting a number of dramas, musical comedies and opera performances. Undoubtedly, the city of Melbourne offers a buzzing...

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Queensbridge Square

Queensbridge Square

Southbank, VIC

Melbourne’s vibrant and charming urban setting also offers a number of unique pedestrian plazas; one such place is Queensbridge Square – located alongside the scenic Yarra River in Southbank. Queensbridge Square...

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City Square

Melbourne , VIC

City Square has long been an iconic landmark in the heart of Melbourne and is a central meeting place for many people living and working in the CBD. City Square is located on right near the Town Hall on Swanston Street...

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State Netball and Hockey Centre

Parkville, VIC

Tucked away in the verdant grounds of the scenic Royal Park is the State Netball and Hockey Centre, a state of the art sporting facility that hosts an array of sporting events and competitions. Opened in 2001, the...

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Rupertswood Mansion

Sunbury, VIC

Rupertswood Mansion is a historic mansion located in the residential suburb of Sunbury and whose construction dates back to the late 19th century. The mansion has a rich history, and its structure has often fascinated...

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Punt Road Oval

Richmond, VIC

Punt Road Oval is a football ground located within Yarra Park, and is the main training ground for the Richmond Football Club. This oval has a special place in football history, as it once served as the venue for the...

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Melbourne Ballpark

Melbourne Ballpark was opened in 1990 and is one of the largest softball and baseball parks in Melbourne. Also known as the State Baseball Softball Centre, Melbourne Ballpark has a capacity for 3900 spectators and is...

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Olympic Park Stadium

Olympic Park Stadium has long been an iconic feature of Melbourne’s vibrant sporting culture as it was originally constructed ahead of the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games. The stadium served as a training location...

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Australian Centre of Performing Arts

Australian Centre of Performing Arts

The Australian Centre of Performing Arts (ACOPA) is located in the heart of North Melbourne. If you drive to the northern end of the CBD, you’ll reach ACOPA in the busy Errol Street precinct. If you love...

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