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The Royal Exhibition Building is one of the world's oldest remaining exhibition pavilions. On 1 July 2004, it became the first building in Australia to achieve a World Heritage listing. Located in Carlton Gardens, the pavilion was originally...more
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Carlton Gardens | 11 Nicholson Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 8341 7777
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

We were staying at a hotel across from the Exhibition gardens and after having breakfast we took our exchange daughter through the Gardens. It was a beautiful autumn morning and the fountain was going (it is not always on during the week). There was a...More

Thank KathyDavid2014
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Attended Dog Lovers show there and it was great. The venue allowed for inside and outside events. So much to look at it was great and the beautiful architecture of the building still comes through no matter what else is on show.

Thank NessJ
Reviewed 7 May 2018

What a fantastic building. Attended across the weekend for Dog Lovers Show and was amazed at the old school architecture. Built for a World Expo event way back in the late 1800’s I am just so impressed with it. Great photo opportunities both inside and...More

Thank bigdenw
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Its worth paying the little extra to visit this beautiful building if you interested in the history of the great exhibition or just in Architecture. The guided tour we had was very informative and relaxed with a max of 20 people I think so was...More

Thank Cherie H
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Picturesque for photos and located near Melbourne Museum, is is accessible via the tram or a 10 minute walk from Parliament station. Again iconic for White Night festival in February in Melbourne. There are often events held here such as the Beer and Cider Festival...More

Thank ellew500
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Impressive building in a beautiful location well worth a visit 5 minute walk from the number 35 bus stop so no excuse for not calling and having a wander in the park

Thank swift314
Reviewed 24 April 2018

a historic monument and landmark in melbourne. surrounded by beautifuyl gardens all year.. alot of conventions are held here and weddings etc. close to city centre walking distance really but otherwise close to tram and bus

Thank melcraven8102
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Visited during the annual garden festival. The awesome old building that has so much history and character.

Thank Carolyn G
Reviewed 15 April 2018

A visit to this beautiful heritage building in Melbourne. A visit is worthwhile and to see the activities that take place in this beautiful buildibg

Thank Marjnkeith
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Visited on Sunday 4th March. What an amazing building surrounded by the Carlton Gardens. We did not go inside but have many times before when we lived in Melbourne. They sure don't build them like that anymore.

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Response from Kerryn72 | Reviewed this property |
Also comes up on the front page of their website: TA won't allow me to post the website but enter what I wrote above into google and you'll get the same answer on at least 3 sites!
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Response from lynecancook | Reviewed this property |
Hi I would check as they do hire this out for day time events which run for 2 to 3 days at a time. Lyne