Melbourne: Foundations of a City

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Exhibition and Shows

19 Apr 2018 to 31 Dec 2018

Did you know that the first attempt to settle Melbourne was in 1803?

Or that Melbourne was the first capital city of Australia? Melbourne: Foundations of a City showcases new displays at the Old Treasury Building trace the growth of Melbourne, from the earliest European settlements, to Federation, when Melbourne became the interim capital city of the newly formed Commonwealth of Australia.

The Old Treasury Building is open every day except Saturdays.


Art & Culture Family Friendly History & Heritage Wheelchair access

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