It’s no big secret that Melbourne is full of hidden treasures, what with our street art down unsuspecting laneways, hidden bars and tucked-away cafes. All too often have we stumbled around the city and wanted to know what was behind closed doors, or what certain buildings must be like on the inside. Melburnians, here’s your chance to enter some of the city’s most iconic venues and find out.
Open House Melbourne has been running since 2008, allowing people to appreciate the city’s best design and architecture. The free weekend includes access to various houses, buildings, infrastructure and landscapes that have shaped Melbourne into one of the most liveable cities in the world.
Alongside the highly anticipated reveal of Flinders Street Station's secret ballroom, a few places that will be open for your perusal include The Myer Mural Hall, State Library of Victoria, Parliament House and the Hotel Windsor, among many others that can be seen here. It's time to get reacquainted with your city in a whole new way.