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Old Treasury Building, Melbourne

Old Treasury Building, Melbourne - - exterior

The Old Treasury Building was once home to the Treasury Department of Victoria and is now a museum of Melbourne. The museum focuses on Victoria’s history, the history of Indigenous Victorians, first white settlement, Ned Kelly and the Gold Rush.

Among the many exhibits and historical objects in the Old Treasury Building, Melbourne the following are some of the highlights:

To help you better appreciate the Old Treasury Building, Melbourne, the following guides will be helpful:


Essential Facts:

  • Name:                      Old Treasury Building, Melbourne
  • City:                          Melbourne, Australia 
  • Established:            2010 (built in 1862)
  • Collection:               History Museum
  • Location:                20 Spring St, Melbourne Victoria, Australia


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