To be recognised internationally as a contemporary world site and Melbourne’s inspirational public space.

To manage and develop Fed Square to actively support and reflect Melbourne’s pre-eminent civic and cultural strengths.

Circle the Square Tours

Circle the Square is Fed Square’s tour for schools and explores the themes surrounding Fed Square’s role as Melbourne’s dynamic city square. These include public spaces, community, cultural events, and interpretations of Fed Square’s distinctive architecture, design and history.  With so many events and activities held at Fed Square, each tour provides a different experience and makes a great addition to your Melbourne city school excursion or camp. Education tours can be tailored to suit the needs of your group.
Where: Fed Square precinct
When: Monday – Friday, throughout the school year
Duration: 1 hour
Age: All ages
Price: $5 per student
Group size: Maximum of 20 students per hour

Play with Fed Square – Co-presented with Pop Up Playground

Fed Square has collaborated with Pop Up Playground to present a unique city program for Year 9 students. Pop Up Playground are Australia’s leading designers of live games, immersive play and digitally supported street sports. The group have made games for the City of Melbourne, Melbourne Football Club, Bell Shakespeare, White Night Festival the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Vic Health and the State Library of Victoria. Pop Up Playground believes that the playing of games has a direct positive impact on the physical and mental health and social skills of the general population. Using the concept of ‘play’, this specially designed program engages Year 9 students in a series of outdoor games that encourage new learning experiences through physical activity, creative thinking, team work and lots of fun! Students will be playing in groups and some games will require smartphones or digital cameras.
Where: Fed Square – meet at Flinders St Amphitheatre
 Monday – Friday, throughout the school year
Duration: 2 hour | half day | full day
Age: Year 9
Price: $16.50 per student (2 hour)* |  $27.50 (half day)* | $44 (full day)*
*Minimum of 30 students per booking or extra fees apply


Plan Your Visit

For practical information about visiting Federation Square, including bus drop off points, wet weather contingencies, safety and meals, please refer to the attached information for visiting schools.

For ACMI’s education program, please visit www.acmi.net.au/education
For NGV Australia’s education program, please visit www.ngv.vic.gov.au/learn

Booking Enquiry

Belinda Pringle

Program Manager – Education
P: + 61 3 9655 1900
E: education@fedsquare.com

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