What's On | Old Treasury Building

What's On | Old Treasury Building

The Old Treasury Building hosts the original gold vaults where gold bullion was stored during the gold rush era, as well as rare and historic documents from Public Record Office Victoria highlighting key moments from Victoria’s history.

Ongoing exhibitions


Melbourne as National Capital

By 1900 all of the six self-governing colonies of Australia had resolved to join together to form a new nation, to be called Australia.
Melbourne: Foundations of a City

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Melbourne: Foundations of a City

From bucolic village to bustling metropolis in forty years – this exhibition tells the story of the astonishing growth of Melbourne.

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Victorian Archival Treasures

Discover the stories attached to rare and interesting original documents, maps and photographs from the state’s archives at Public Record Office Victoria.

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Growing up in Old Treasury

Experience the lives of John Maynard (the Old Treasury’s caretaker), his wife and their eight children who lived in the Old Treasury Building from 1916-1928.

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Built on Gold

See the Old Treasury Building vaults which were used to store the gold bullion mined during the gold rush.

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Melbourne Panorama

View the restored and re-installed historic photographic panorama, one of the most fascinating and popular interpretative features on display at the Old Treasury Building.

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The Governor

Australia is a constitutional monarchy and a parliamentary democracy. The Queen is formally Australia’s head of state and is represented by the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia and by a Governor in each Australian state.

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Open Sunday to Friday (closed Saturday) : Free entry

When & Where

Happens: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday

Time: 10am-4pm (closed Saturdays)

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