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Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne

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Completed in 1870, Melbourne Town Hall is at the heart of the city's cultural and civic activity, hosting theater performances, weddings, receptions, and art exhibitions. The heritage-listed building has played a key role in many historic decisions that have shaped Melbourne over the last 140 years. It still serves as the city’s central municipal building and the seat of the city government. Designed by well-known local architect Joseph Reed, the landmark features a clock tower and the iconic Council Chambers. A free concert series offers visitors the opportunity to learn all about the site’s renowned Grand Organ, comprising 147 ranks and 9,568 pipes. Use our Melbourne vacation planner to add Melbourne Town Hall and other attractions to your Melbourne vacation plans.
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  • The building fits well into the street scene, since it already changes much with Victorian style and completely modern style. The building was under renovation, so unfortunately a part of the building was covered with. We had neither the opportunity to come in and see the building from the inside, so we must do it a second time.
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  • Close to the train station, going back and forth for many tourists. It is a free Town Hall tours, history and monuments can be more chance.
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  • Melbourne Town Hall is the central municipal building locatedon the northeast corner of Swanston and Collins Streets, in the central business district. It is the seat of the local government area of t...  more »
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  • Melbourne Town Hall has been at the heart of events which have shaped the city's future and celebrated monumental milestones. Here,Federation was debated, Nellie Melba debuted and the Beatles greeted adoring fans. It plays host to theatrical performances, weddings, receptions, exhibitions, corporate launches, school concerts, conferences and cocktail parties and has a history of 135 years. Catering for events of 10 to 2000 people, Melbourne Town Hall offers a superb suite of function rooms and spaces. I couldn’t have been luckier than this coz I witnessed Marlyn Moere performing live at this venue.
  • Historic Building which has held many historic events, yet another important building which adds to Melbourne. Love the style.
  • A great place to visit during Christmas time. Very colorful and eye catching.
  • Amazing Christmas spirit with unforgettable light show. Don't miss if you get in Melbourne. The show starts at 9pm till 11 pm. No fee ;-)
  • visited during Christmas. It looked good.