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Melbourne Town Hall

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, the Melbourne Town Hall has been playing an important role in shaping the city’s past, present and future for over a century.

Melbourne Town Hall Events, Seating Plan, Address & Parking

A number of cultural festivals, galas and celebrations are held at the Town Hall. In the past, Nellie Melba had debuted at this hall. A number of famous bands including the Beatles have also performed here.

Every year, this venue hosts hundreds of music events, concerts, comedy shows, dances and cultural festivals.

Visitors are welcome to tour this historic establishment. This building features state-of-the-art interiors with old-style stages and modern amenities. For generations, this hall is a primary venue for countless numbers of gala events, festivals, celebrations and commemorations.

Many of the city’s notable weddings, cocktail parties, exhibitions, corporate events and receptions are held here. The Town Hall also hosts a range of school concerts and popular conferences. The majestic Main Hall is the most popular private event venue; featuring balcony and spacious seating for more than 2,000 guests.

Seating plans will vary based on the type and size of each event, but here is an example of a past event held at the Melbourne Town Hall in Melbourne.

Address
90-120 Swanston Street
Melbourne, VIC

Operating Hours
Free tours: Mon-Fri: 11am & 1pm
Tours not available on weekends & public holidays, except Australia Day, when tours occur on the hour from midday until 3pm.

Phone
(03) 9658 9658

Ticket Prices / Admission
Tours are free, with a maximum 10 people per tour. Bookings recommended.

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  • Hi, we’re coming to see Richard Stubbs on Saturday night. We require disability parking – one of our group is in an electric wheelchair (quadriplegic).

    Can you please confirm availability, pricing and if we need to book the spot in advance.

    Cheers
    Dave

    • Hi David,

      Here is a map with all the disability parking areas in the CBD. Commercial car parks which have assistance and/or designated parking places for people with disabilities are marked on the map by a red and white parking symbol.

      Bookings are generally not required for these spaces, however you might want to choose a location from the map that suits you (there seem to be two on Flinder’s Lane right near the Town Hall), Google their number and give them a call to confirm. Pricing varies from location to location. However you can typically find a flat “Weekend” rate on a Saturday evening for around $10-$15.

      Kind regards,
      Jess

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