Old Treasury Building

Filled with mature trees, this tranquil city park has a pond, several memorials & picnic areas. The Old Treasury Building is widely regarded as one of the finest 19th century buildings in Melbourne. Sitting at the top end of Collins Street in the Melbourne CBD. The Old Treasury building was designed by nineteen-year-old architect JJ Clark and built between 1858 and 1862.

What can I see?

The Old Treasury Building hosts the original gold vaults where gold bullion was stored during the gold rush era, as well as rare and historic documents from Public Record Office Victoria highlighting key moments from Victoria’s history. Come and explore the intriguing gold vaults and you may earn yourself a gold licence! Open Sunday to Friday (closed every Saturday), Free entry (schools and groups by appointment ONLY)

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  • Sunday10:00 - 15:00
  • Monday10:00 - 15:00
  • Tuesday10:00 - 15:00
  • Wednesday10:00 - 15:00
  • Thursday10:00 - 15:00
  • Friday10:00 - 15:00
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