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Completed in 1870, the Melbourne Town Hall is at the heart of the city's cultural and civic activity, hosting theatre, weddings, receptions and exhibitions. So many of the decisions that have helped shape Melbourne were made within the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Corner Swanston Street and Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
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+61 3 9658 9658
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was great tour! Free tours of Melbourne's historic Town Hall give me the chance to learn about the architectural, social and political significance of this impressive 19th-century building. You need to book online in advance.

Thank Keiko A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Interested in the early history of Melbourne? Visiting the town hall is one way of learning about its early days. One special highlight was to go out on to the balcony where The Beatles waved to the crowds below in Swanston Street on their 1964...More

Thank BrightStar32
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is right out of Town Hall station. I was lost there. My host had warned me. Something like people who always live in North Hemisphere are most like to be lost in Southern Hemisphere.

Thank Atul B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful historic building, great architecture, liked the pillars and the tower. Worth a stop when you hop on and off the circle tram.

Thank DDR1234
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Beautiful old building- comes alive in April for the Comedy Festival. They have free guided tours too. Worth a look if exploring Melbourne. Right in the heart of the CBD it's another stunning old building that are scattered around Melbourne's streets.

Thank Kerryn72
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Joined the guided tour of the town hall, very interesting to learn about the history of the building - definitely worth a visit

Thank Pam R
Reviewed 19 May 2018

This town hall is the official ceremonial venue of choice for most people looking to hire. Great for school performances and graduations.

Thank sepantasadafi
Reviewed 17 May 2018

There are almost too many fine stone buildings in Melbourne to appreciate well. It almost becomes a commonplace instead of an exception. Each has its own character as well as many similarities in design with the others. I like the massive solidity of them, and...More

Thank drwhocooke
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Town Hall is the middle of downtown. Enjoy a break from the shopping and sit down on the town hall steps to enjoy the buskers

Thank donp521
Reviewed 30 April 2018

The only thing I have been to here is Comedy, I'm not sure when it is open. Maybe there are tours and things on but I've never been here except to walk passed it. There are sometimes projects on it for Christmas or at other...More

Thank ellew500
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