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National Gallery of Victoria
2 years ago

National Gallery of Victoria

It takes two architectural gems in Melbourne’s south end to fit the 70,000+ works collected by the National Gallery of Victoria. Firstly, the NGV International exhibits pieces from all over …
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Melbourne Greeter Service
2 years ago

Melbourne Greeter Service

I’d done my fair share of exploration in Melbourne’s city centre by the time I signed up for the Melbourne Greeter Service. Yes, I should have taken advantage of this …
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Melbourne’s Street Art Culture
2 years ago

Melbourne’s Street Art Culture

Museums and galleries not really your thing? Fair enough; they’re not everyone’s taste. What about street art? The typically dark and dingy laneways of a thriving metropolis spring to life in …
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Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
2 years ago

Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)

Despite visiting Melbourne, and the city’s cultural heart – Federation Square, numerous times over the years, I had never visited the Australian Centre for the Moving Image. In fact, I …
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State Library Victoria
2 years ago

State Library Victoria

If you’ve spent any time roaming the grid-like streets of Melbourne, there’s a reasonable chance that you’ve stumbled across the heritage-listed State Library of Victoria. A distinguished CBD landmark, surrounded …
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Parliament of Victoria
2 years ago

Parliament of Victoria

The expansive steps, the majestic colonnade and the classical street lamp posts combine to create a commanding presence. They even named the nearby ‘Parliament Train Station’ after it! So, it’s …
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Old Treasury Building
2 years ago

Old Treasury Building

I’ll admit it; the Old Treasury Building was not on my travel radar at all. I could whip up an intrepid anecdote about my lifelong dream to explore the inner …
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