Federation Square

Federation Square:
Cnr Swanston Street & Flinders Street, Melbourne.
Victoria. Ph: (03) 96551900

Located between Swanston Street, Flinders street & Russell Street extension, opposite to the Flinders street station is this cultural hub of Melbourne. Here you can visit the Ian Potter Museum, Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), 2 State of the Art Cinemas, Restaurants and get brochures from the visitors information centre. See the architecture of these unique buildings. Hire a bike and go around the city on bike trails, along the Yarra and enjoy the scenic views of the river & the city, or you can simply go on a boat cruise on the Yarra River from the Yarra Wharf along Princess Walk off Swanston Street. This is also the biggest outdoor free Wi-Fi hotspots of Melbourne and a giant outdoor TV screen.

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm

Entry: Mostly free except for special exhibits & some movies.

How to get there: Catch any train to Flinders Street Station or Trams 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67, 72 on Swanston street or Tram 48, 70, 75 on Flinders street.