Melbourne Museum explores life in Victoria, from
our natural environment to our culture and history.
Located in Carlton Gardens, opposite the historic
Royal Exhibition Building, the award-winning Melbourne
Museum houses a permanent collection in eight galleries,
including one just for children.
11 Nicholson St - Website
Bunjilaka is the Aboriginal Centre at Melbourne
Museum, a venue of Museum Victoria. It was developed
to empower Aboriginal people to interpret their
own cultural heritage for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
11 Nicholson St - Website
Museo Italiano, located at Co.As.It in Carlton is
Australias first museum dedicated to the celebration
of Italian-Australian history and culture. Museo
Italiano displays and interprets the experience
of Italian migration, and the culture created by
Italians in Australia.
199 Faraday Street
La Mama Theatre is a cosy, intimate theatre space
and is one of Melbourne's oldest and most fondly
regarded theatres. Since the early 1970s, it has
never ceased to nurture new, vital and unconventional
talents. La Mama also manages the Carlton Courthouse
205 Faraday Street (Theatre)
349 Drummond St (Courthouse)
French Theatre (MFT)
MFT provides an opportunity for the public, students,
francophones and francophiles and lovers of French
drama to witness, participate in and enjoy the excitement
of quality French theatrical productions.
Princes Hill Gallery 213
Canning Street - Website
Readings Carlton is a Melbourne icon, and has long
been a gathering point for the Australian literary
scene. We pride ourselves on our knowledgeable staff
and exceptional customer service. Experts in music,
film, books and kids books are always available
to answer your queries and handle special orders.
Readings Carlton was awarded Independent Bookseller
of the Year in 1998, 2001, 2009 & 2010.
309 Lygon St - Website
IMAX is the world's largest cinema format, with
a screen up to eight storeys high. Films, from documentaries
to latest release movies, can be experienced in
2D or 3D.
Rathdowne Street Carlton
Gardens - Website
Melbourne's largest and most vibrant arthouse cinema
complex offering the very best in new release arthouse
films together with upmarket commercial releases,
regular special film events and festivals, all in
a warm, intimate environment of architecturally
380 Lygon St - Website
One of the world's oldest remaining exhibition pavilions
and was the first building in Australia to achieve
a World Heritage listing. Located in Carlton Gardens,
with its meticulously restored interior, expansive
galleries and soaring dome, the Great Hall offers
an impressive setting for trade shows, fairs and
cultural and community events.
9 Nicholson St - Website
Ian Potter Museum of Art - The University of Melbourne
Founded in 1972, the Ian Potter Museum of Art is
the University of Melbournes art museum. The
Potter is the largest university-based art museum
in Australia and a national leader in the field.
The Potter manages the University Art Collection,
a rich resource of art and artifacts spanning neolithic
to contemporary. We are a cultural and educational
facility, serving both the campus community and
the general public.
Swanston Street, University
of Melbourne - Website
Grainger Museum - The University of Melbourne
The Grainger Museum is a part of the University
of Melbourne Library. Percy Aldridge Grainger (1882-1961)
was an internationally renowned Australian-American
composer and pianist.He preserved the evidence of
his creative life - his archive, personal library
and many of his possessions - in his Museum or 'Past-hoard-house'
on the campus of the University of Melbourne, the
city of his birth
University of Melbourne,
Gate 13 Royal Parade Parkville- Website
Tour: Carltons lesser known street art histories
A walking tour that follows the cobblestone pathways
of Carlton, a suburb on Melbournes city fringe,
to find street galleries and remnant political markings
from the 1970s to the present. Download the audio
for a People's Tour.