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Every time you walk on the streets of Melbourne and see all kinds of buildings in front of you, do you have the urge to walk in and find out?

一年一度的墨尔本建筑开放日将于7月25、26日再次回归!从拥有百年历史的古教堂到神秘幽静的私人宅邸,从19世纪的建筑遗产到21世纪的前卫设计,墨城市内将有超过105Well-known buildings with different styles are open to the public for free, making you fall in love with this city!

Since the first Open Day in 2008, more and more buildings have been participating every year, and visitors are increasingly flocking! This year’s Open Day will usher in its eighth year, and urban design lovers will once again have a super wonderful day! All the most beautiful buildings in Mocheng are waiting for you to find out. The best thing is: the visit is completely free!

During the open day, a series of free activities, sightseeing tours, workshops and exhibitions will be launched. Except for most buildings that are open for free visits, a small number of popular buildings need to be booked online in advance! All reservations will be open on time at 7 am on July 8. The editor has compiled a list of destinations and transportation methods that need to be reserved for everyone in advance. The number of visits is limited. Quickly mark the itinerary that you are most interested in. ↓↓↓↓

▎Book an appointment to visit the building directory

You can start fromFederation SquareTo explore the iconic destination of Mocheng with a unique design style.

Founded in: 2002

Address: Corner Flinders St and Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000


Tram routes 1, 3/3a, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67, 72: Stop 13

Tram routes 70, 75 and City Circle: Stop 5

Opening hours: 25 – 26 Jul

Visit with popular local writer Dale CampisiMelbourne CentralThe mysterious and interesting story behind the glass spire and the century-old bullet factory,

Founded in: 1889

Address: Corner LaTrobe St and Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Transportation: Tram routes 1, 16, 3/3a, 6, 64, 67, 72, 8, 5: Stop 8

Opening hours: 25 – 26 Jul

Or roaming heavenlyState Library of Victoria, With a collection of 200 million books, it is the oldest library in Australia!

Founded in: 1856

Address: 328 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Transportation: Tram routes 1, 16, 3/3a, 6, 64, 67, 72, 8, 5: Stop8

Opening hours: 25 – 26 Jul

Walk into the new simple and modern mansion in South BankPrima Tower, Feel the joy of 360 degrees without dead ends,

Founded in: 2015

Address: 31-49 Queensbridge Street (Cnr Power Street), Southbank VIC 3000

Transportation: Tram routes 3/3a, 55, 64, 67: Stop 112A

Opening Hours: 25 Jul

Or on the streets of Little CollinsThe Hotel Windsor, Admire its ancient staircase with great court temperament and the famous grand banquet hall,

Founded in: 1883

Address: 111 Spring St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Transportation: Tram routes 86, 96: Stop 9

Opening Hours: 26 Jul

And as the winner of the 2014 Victoria Museum Award,The Johnston CollectionIt is also a beautiful place not to be missed on this open day. Every corner here is filled with traces of time from the Georgian era.

Founded in: 1860

Address: 192 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne VIC 3002

Transportation: Tram routes 48, 75: Stop 11

Opening hours: 25 Jul, 10 -12am

Visit Carlton’s famous experimental art theaterLa Mama Theatre, Whether it’s a cozy outdoor garden or a small theater inside, this simple red brick building always has a magical intimacy.

Founded in: 1883

Address: 205 Faraday St, Carlton VIC 3044

Transportation: Tram routes 1, 3/3a, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67, 72: Stop 1

Opening hours: 25 – 26 Jul (10 – 12am)

You will also have the opportunity to visit an ultra-modern cancer clinicVictorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Experience in advance how high-tech will continue to benefit the people of Mocheng~

Completion time: 2016

Address: Corner of Flemington and Grattan St, Parkville VIC 2052

Transportation: Tram routes 19: Stop 10

Opening Hours: 26 Jul

Tips: As the building is not fully put into use, you must wear a helmet, flat shoes and long-sleeved clothing during the visit.

The position of higher education institutions in Mocheng in Australia and the world has always been impressive, and this open day will give you a chance to visitThe Univeristy of MelbourneNewman College, experienced the unique and beautiful religious atmosphere of this Catholic college.

Founded in: 1942

Address: 887 Swanston St, Parkville VIC 3052

Transportation: Tram routes 1, 3/3a, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67 and 72: Stop 1

Opening Hours: 25 Jul

If you think you are an out-and-out art coffee, Australia’s oldest public art galleryNational Gallery of VictoriaIt must be your dish~ Go through the glass water curtain at the entrance and explore the difference between the art gallery on open days and weekdays!

Founded in: 1861

Address: 180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3000

Transportation: Tram routes 1, 3/3a, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67, 72: Stop 14

Opening hours: 25 – 26 Jul

And it seems solemn and sacred on weekdaysSupreme Court of VictoriaIt will also open this weekend. The opportunity to uncover the mystery of the Victorian Supreme Court is super rare. Don't miss it!

Founded in: 1857

Address: 210 William St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Transportation: Tram routes 55: Stop 6

Opening Hours: 26 Jul

Tips: Photographing and video recording are prohibited in the Supreme Court, and security check is required at the entrance.

Finally, don’t forget this beautiful minaret, which is located in the city centerArts Centre MelbourneUp! The art center is as beautiful as day and night. On the open day, you can explore the secret behind the scenes that you usually don't have the opportunity to understand!

Founded in: 1984

Address: 100 St Kilda Road 8004, Melbourne VIC 3000

Transportation: Tram routes 1, 3/3a, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67, 72: Stop 14

Opening hours: 25 – 26 Jul

Open house information overview

Time: 25 – 26 Jul, 10am – 4pm

Location: Multiple Venues, Melbourne, Victoria

Full list of open buildings: http://www.openhousemelbourne.org/buildings

Online Reservations: http://www.openhousemelbourne.org


In the Open House event, all the landmark buildings in each area of ​​Mocheng are open to visit. Friends must remember to travel in a civilized manner and treat these precious architectural gems well!

The visit time of each building is different. Plan your own itinerary reasonably in advance, make an appointment online for the first time, and then wait for your wonderful day to be photographed!

This article is reproduced from the public account "Melbourne", WeChat ID: iMelbourne

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