Must see attractions in Melbourne

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    Sutton Gallery

    Housed in a simple, unassuming warehouse space entered off Greeves St, this gallery is known for championing challenging new work.

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    RAAF Museum

    Tells the story of the Royal Australian Air Force, the second-oldest air force in the world, at the site of its inception.

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    This 1930s Spanish-mission-style greenhouse showcases vibrant floral displays that change five times a year.

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    Werribee Mansion

    Werribee Mansion is a Italianate-style 1870s edifice brimming with colonial arriviste ambition.

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    ARHS Railway Museum

    A fine collection of old steam locomotives, and mini-steam-train rides for kids.

  • Crown

    The Crown complex sprawls across two city blocks and includes three luxury hotels, restaurants and a casino that never closes. It’s another world with its…

  • Collins Street

    The eastern end of Collins St is lined with plane trees, grand buildings and luxe boutiques (hence its ‘Paris End’ moniker). Ornate arcades also lead off…

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    Melbourne Star

    Joining the London Eye and Singapore Flyer, this giant observation wheel has glass cabins that take you up 120m for 360-degree views of the city, Port…

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    Sea Shepherd Australia

    Seaworks is the headquarters for this anti-whaling crusader. It's often possible to drop by and look at displays about its direct-action campaigns and to…

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    Scar Tree

    This fenced-off stump of a river red gum is a rare reminder of pre-colonial Melbourne. The bark was removed by the local Wurundjeri people with a stone…

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    Century Building

    Built between 1939 and 1940, this Streamline Moderne high-rise is an important Melbourne landmark. It was the first office block in the city to have air…

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    Holden Centre

    Built to host the swimming events for the 1956 Olympic Games, this dramatically shaped structure is now used by the Collingwood AFL club as a training…

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    Werribee Park Mansion

    Werribee Park Mansion is surrounded by beautiful formal gardens, with picnic areas. Audio headphones re-create the 1870s soundscape, when the Italianate…

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    Victoria State Rose Garden

    The Victoria State Rose Garden which is adjacent to the Werribee Park Mansion, has more than 5500 rose bushes arranged in the shape of a giant Tudor rose.