Attractions

Top Choice Gardens in South Yarra, Prahran & Windsor

Royal Botanic Gardens

Melbourne's Royal Botanical Gardens is simply glorious. From the air, its 94-acre spread evokes a giant green lung in the middle of the city. Drawing over 1.5 million visitors annually, the gardens is considered one…
Top Choice Gallery in Southbank & Docklands

NGV International

Housed in a vast, brutally beautiful, bunker-like building, the international branch of the National Gallery of Victoria has an expansive collection that runs the gamut from the ancient to the bleeding edge. Regular…
Top Choice Stadium in Richmond & East Melbourne

Melbourne Cricket Ground

With a capacity of 100,000 people, the 'G' is one of the world’s great sporting venues, hosting cricket in summer and AFL (Australian Football League; Aussie rules) footy in winter. For many Australians it's conside…
Top Choice Zoo in North Melbourne & Parkville

Melbourne Zoo

Established in 1861, this compact zoo is the oldest in Australia and the third oldest in the world. It remains one of the city’s most popular attractions and it continues to innovate, recently becoming the world's f…
Top Choice Gallery in City Centre

Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia

The National Gallery of Victoria's impressive Fed Sq offshoot was set up to showcase its extraordinary collection of Australian works. Set over three levels, it's a mix of permanent (free) and temporary (ticketed) e…
Top Choice Museum in Carlton & Brunswick

Melbourne Museum

This museum provides a grand sweep of Victoria’s natural and cultural histories, incorporating dinosaur fossils, giant-squid specimens, a taxidermy hall, a 3D volcano and an open-air forest atrium of Victorian flora…
Top Choice Historic Building in Carlton & Brunswick

Royal Exhibition Building

Built for the 1880 International Exhibition, and winning Unesco World Heritage status in 2004, this beautiful Victorian edifice symbolises the glory days of the Industrial Revolution, the British Empire and 19th-cen…
Top Choice Gallery in South Yarra, Prahran & Windsor

Justin Art House Museum

The geometric, zinc-clad home of Melbourne art collectors Charles and Leah Justin doubles as the Justin Art House Museum. Book ahead for a private tour of the couple's dynamic collection of contemporary art, consist…
Top Choice Public Art in City Centre

Hosier Lane

Melbourne's most celebrated laneway for street art, Hosier Lane's cobbled length draws camera-wielding crowds snapping edgy graffiti, stencils and art installations. Subject matter runs to the mostly political and c…
Top Choice Square in City Centre

Federation Square

While it's taken some time, Melburnians have come to embrace Federation Sq, accepting it as the congregation place it was meant to be – somewhere to celebrate, protest, watch major sporting events or hang out on its…