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The Old Treasury Building is tucked into the corner of a group of prestigious buildings and institutions in Melbourne’s city centre, and houses what used to be known as the City Museum. Permanent exhibits like “Victorian Archival Treasures” are on display for the visitors to this historic place. Built in 1858, the architecture is of some importance to tourists as well as the fact it is still used by the Governor of Victoria for weekly meetings. This same location features the State Government offices, the Treasury Gardens, and the Fitzroy Gardens—all delightfully within walking distance.

  • Explore the permanent exhibits at the old City Museum like the “Victorian Archival Treasures” and “Built on Gold”, which detail Victoria’s history and showcase documents and artefacts relating the country’s development.
  • Explore the nearby gardens in central Melbourne: both Fitzroy Gardens and Treasury Gardens are gorgeously cultivated, and on a nice day they offer an ideal location for a picnic or introspective walk.
  • Relax and indulge after a day of sightseeing in Melbourne at the Princess Theatre next door, which plays beloved live shows like The Phantom of the Opera and Les Misérables.

Visitors to this area will be very satisfied in the many options for public transportation. The Parliament Railway Station is located across from the Parliament Building, just steps away from the former City Museum. All the above mentioned attractions are within walking distance from here. In addition, there is also the Yarra Tram, which has multiple stops on Spring Street, the location for most of these points of interest. Trams in this area service almost every street, so there is no shortage of options for tourists and residents. Taxis are also a possibility, though more expensive.

Hotels near City Museum

258 hotels near City Museum

1 Space Hotel Melbourne

3 stars
4.3 / 5 85 reviews

380 Russell Street Map

Space Hotel Melbourne provides quality accommodation and friendly services in the heart of Melbourne CBD. Famous attractions of the city, such as Chinese Museum, Princess Theatre and Queen Victoria... More

2 Wyndham Hotel Melbourne

4 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

199 William St Map

Travellers in a long or short stay in Melbourne find suitable base at the self-contained accommodations and accessible location of Wyndham Hotel Melbourne. Guests at this modern property can stop... More

3 Fraser Place Melbourne

4 stars
4.6 / 5 508 reviews

19 Exploration Lane Map

Fraser Place Melbourne is a chic business and leisure haven offering travellers self-contained residences near Melbourne CBD. While in the city, vacationers can take leisurely strolls along Carlton... More

4 Hotel Windsor Melbourne (The)

5 stars
4.6 / 5 157 reviews

111 Spring Street Map

The Hotel Windsor Melbourne invites travellers to a luxurious 19th-century architecture with plush amenities and lavish Victorian-inspired furnishings. Tourists at this Melbourne hotel learn more... More

5 Oaks On Market Melbourne

4 stars
4.5 / 5 303 reviews

60 Market Street Map

Oaks On Market Melbourne Hotel provides central Melbourne accommodation, from where guests can enjoy views of Yarra River. Two of Melbourne's famous museums that are located close to the hotel are... More

6 Mantra On Jolimont East Melbourne

4 stars
3.9 / 5 69 reviews

133 Jolimont Road Map

Strategically located near the major sports venues in the city, Mantra Hotel On Jolimont East Melbourne makes for an ideal place to stay for sports enthusiasts looking for value-for-money... More

7 Stamford Plaza Melbourne

5 stars
4.6 / 5 141 reviews

111 Little Collins Street Map

Stamford Plaza Melbourne Hotel offers stylish self-contained spaces set in a central location in the Victoria capital. Tourists exploring Melbourne should not miss venturing to the shopping and... More

8 Citadines on Bourke Melbourne

4 stars
4.6 / 5 300 reviews

131-135 Bourke Street Map

Citadines On Bourke Melbourne features modern spaces and is ideally located in Melbourne central business district and close to area attractions. The convenient location of this chic hotel places... More

9 Rydges Hotel Melbourne

4 stars
4.2 / 5 152 reviews

186 Exhibition Street Map

Rydges Hotel Melbourne welcomes business and leisure travellers with chic accommodations set in an ideal location in the heart of Melbourne. From this sophisticated hotel, tourists can venture to... More

10 Mantra City Central

4 stars
4.0 / 5 46 reviews

318 Little Bourke Street Map

Strategically located in the city centre, Mantra City Central makes for an ideal base to explore major attractions around the Victoria capital. Visitors enjoy an array of entertainment offerings in... More