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An Insider’s Guide to Federation Square

On any day and every day there is something new to discover and experience at top Melbourne attraction, Federation Square. Not sure where to begin? Here are some sample itineraries to get you started.



The Fed Express (2 hrs)


Head down to the Melbourne Visitor Centre to pick up a free Melbourne map and get your bearings.


Admire the incredible collection of Australian art at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia – it’s free!


Re-enact scenes from The Matrix and peruse the Australian movie memorabilia at ACMI – it’s also free!


Enjoy a meal at one of Melbourne’s best restaurants, Arintji or Taxi Kitchen.


Take advantage of the FREE Primus Wi-Fi and book your next adventure.



Federation Square Highlights (Half Day)



Start the day with coffee and cake at Melbourne’s family-friendly cafes, Optic or Café Chinotto.


Browse through the wonderful collection of Australian art at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia and explore the latest exhibitions at ACMI.


Pick up a beautiful piece of glass art from Kirra Galleries or a memento of your trip from Best of Souvenirs.



Enjoy Melbourne’s multicultural heritage with a feast at Italian restaurant Il Pom Italian, Northern Chinese at Bokychoy Tang or Japanese at Chocolate Buddha.




Book a scenic Melbourne balloon flight or Victorian winery tour at Best of Victoria.


Finish off the afternoon with a relaxing Melbourne Boat Cruise.



The Whole Shebang! (Full Day)



Ease into the day with a leisurely breakfast at Riverland or Time Out Cafe.


Browse through the wonderful collection of Australian art at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia.


Give the kids something to smile about with a visit to Screen Worlds: The Story of Film, Television and Digital Culture, a free interactive exhibition at ACMI.


Drop into the Melbourne Visitor Centre and check out the range of Sightseeing Day Tours available during your stay.



Grab a hearty pub meal and enjoy delicious local brews on tap at Transport Hotel and Beer DeLuxe.



Get the inside word on Fed Square with a one hour Guided Tour or explore the city’s beautiful parks and gardens with a bike from Rentabike.


Admire the work of local and international artists at Melbourne’s contemporary art galleries, NGV Studio and No Vacancy Project Space.


Browse through Fed Square’s range of specialty stores including the NGV Shop and the ACMI Store.



Treat yourself to dinner at Feddish and watch the stars come out from Transit Rooftop Bar.





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