Getting There

Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens

The Royal Exhibition Building is located just north of Melbourne's CBD, next to the Melbourne Museum in Carlton Gardens. Access to the venue is via the main doors on the Nicholson Street side and the side doors opposite the museum. View google map »


 Tram 86 or 96 to corner of Nicholson and Gertrude Streets
 Free City Circle Tram to Victoria Parade
 City loop train to Parliament Station
 Bus routes 250, 251 and 402 to Rathdowne St
 Free City of Melbourne Tourist Shuttle Bus to stop No.5


Local bicycle facilities include bike lanes on Rathdowne St and Canning St. There is also a shared pedestrian/bike path on Nicholson St. Bicycle racks on the plaza provide ample bike parking just outside the front door.


Parking is available at the Melbourne Museum undercover car park – enter via Rathdowne Street or Nicholson Street. (See Visitor Information for parking rates)