Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens

Local nameCarlton Gardens
LocationCarlton, Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

The exhibition complex was designed for the 1880 Fair and it is listed by UNESCO as a smashing example of 19th century exhibition buildings. The construction of the dome was influenced by the style of the famous Florence Cathedral.

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Melbourne 3-Hour Small Group Tour from 49 USD

Opening hours

Regular guided tours: available most days at 2 p.m. Please check the website prior to your visit.


All tours depart from the adjacent Melbourne Museum and cost $10 for adults, $8 for concession, and $7 for children.

More information and contact


Official website

Unesco website

Phone +613 8341 7777

Address Rathdowne St, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia

Coordinates -37°48'15.246" N 144°58'17.683" E

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