Located on the banks of the Yarra River and directly opposite its main railway station, Flinders Street Railway Station.
Federation Square is open 24 hours a day and does not require admission tickets.
Federation Square is home to major cultural attractions, world-class events, tourism experiences and an exceptional array of restaurants, bars and gift shops, this modern piazza has been embraced as ‘Melbourne’s heart and soul’ – a local hang-out and one of Victoria’s most popular tourist destinations.
The precinct is the size of an entire city block and is internationally recognised for its award-wining architectural design.
Federation Square is Melbourne’s most prominent meeting place with a creative mix of attractions, museums, galleries, restaurants, cafes and bars.
Federation Square attractions include:
- The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia – National Gallery of Victoria
- Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
- NGV Studio
- No Vacancy Project Space
- Melbourne Visitor Centre
Host to more than 2,000 events each year, Federation Square is a hub for festivals, markets, fashion shows, public lectures, films and concerts.