Places of Interest
Home to major cultural attractions, world-class events, traveller experiences and an exceptional array of restaurants, bars and specialty stores, Federation Square should be high on your list of attractions to visit whilst in Melbourne.
The unique cultural and entertainment precinct located in the heart of the city has been embraced as ‘Melbourne’s Meeting Place’ – a local hang-out and one of Victoria’s most popular tourist destinations.
Attractions include the first major art gallery dedicated to Australian art; The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, No Vacancy Project Space; a gallery to exhibit the work of emerging local and international artists and over 2000 events each year including markets, fashion shows, public lectures, films and concerts.
The precinct is the size of an entire city block, with souvenir shops and a range of tourism services such as bike hire, sightseeing day tours, river cruises and other travel booking services.
Stop by late Thursday nights for a special program of films, exhibitions, workshops, wine tasting, talks and more.