FortyFiveDownstairs, Melbourne

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#39 of 44 in Museums in Melbourne
fortyfivedownstairs is an independent Melbourne based theatre and gallery located in Flinders Lane in the CBD; a cultural destination for cutting edge artists and their audiences.

fortyfivedownstairs was established to provide an affordable and supportive inner city venue for theatre performances, music and exhibitions by a wide range of artists: to show work of excellence to local, interstate and overseas audiences.
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  • If Art is your thing make sure you take a visit to this place. You have to go down some stairs and it's not very well signposted. The staff are uber friendly and the exhibition I saw was excellent. We...  more »
  • This is a venue for progressive visual arts, music and theatre performance. It is independent and not-for-profit, so pretty unusual and special. Theatre shows are usually on in the evenings, starting ...  more »
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  • What a space! As far as theatre goes, you don't get more intimidate than this. Spent 7 hours experiencing the splendour that is Angels in America here today: best play I've ever been to, and all credit to the venue!
  • Amazing space for a wedding or function. We hosted our wedding here and loved the venue- the majority of our guests were from interstate/ overseas and they were all blown away. The events team were helpful throughout the entire planning process and incredibly hands on, on the day of the event. Andy is a wizz with the lighting! Highly recommend this venue!
  • great gallery and amazing venue for wedding. The staff were very friendly and helpful.
  • Cute place to watch shows
  • Great show ...had a ball

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