Queen Victoria Market
Address: 513 Elizabeth St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Phone: 03 9320 5822 | Fax: 03 9328 2710
Opened in 1878, the Queen Victoria Market is more than just Melbourne's shopping mecca. This 19th century market is a historic landmark, tourist attraction and an institution for all Melburnians.
Fresh is the flavour of the market. More than fresh seafood and fresh fruits and vegetables, the market takes a fresh approach. Find clothing, baggage, toys, jewellery, new-age products and souvenirs at sinful prices.
The Market is divided into a number of Market Precincts; the Deli Hall, Elizabeth Street Shops, F shed laneway, Vic Market Place Food Court, Fruit and Vegetables, The Meat Hall, Organics, General Merchandise, Victoria Street Shops and the Wine Market.
By Tram: Catch any tram heading north along Elizabeth or William Streets.
By Train: Easy walking distance from either Museum or Flagstaff Station (cnr Latrobe and William Streets) and walk north along Elizabeth or William Street.
- Car park
- Coach Parking
- Public Telephone
- Public Toilet
- Sheltered Area
- Victorian Tourism Awards
- Victorian Tourism Awards
Closed Mondays and Wednesdays
(General Merchandise to 4pm)
Tuesday & Thursday
- Tourism Alliance Victoria
Contact operator for further details.
Additional business information
Featuring chefs, cook book authors and culinary professionals from around Victoria. Across the semester celebrate the beautiful, fresh seasonal produce of the Queen Victoria Market. Chefs will create dishes to take into account the school's location in Australia's premier products market, with hints on where to locate particular ingredients within the Market. Topics include Seafood, Italian, Thai, Indian, Vietnamese, Japanese, Spanish and children's school holiday classes and more. Check details of Cooking School brochure for more information on class times and prices on our websiteLocation: Queen Victoria Market, Cooking School, 69 Victoria Street Time of Experience: 2.5 hours Price: $90-$160 per person
The Experience: Enjoy two fun filled hours of food in the exciting hustle and bustle of Melbourne's historic Queen Victoria Market. Discover a world of new tastes and flavours on our Foodies Tour and tantalise your tastebuds as you enjoy sampling some of the finest and freshest produce in Melbourne. Time of Experience: 10.00am - 12.00noon Availability: Tours depart every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. What it entails: A gourmet tour of the three main produce sections of the Market. - the Meat and Fish Hall, the Vegetable aisles and the Dairy Hall. Discover the newest foods and trends in the company of a fully qualified Market Guide. Meet some of the specialist traders and pick up valuable hints in selecting produce as well as enjoying 7 - 9 samplings of the ''goods''. See the greatest variety of fresh, seasonal produce offered at the lowest prices plus receive a free souvenir calico bag. Additional Information: Cost of tour includes generous samplings Queen Victoria Market survives today as one of the largest and most intact examples of Melbourne's great 19th century markets. Price: $40 per person
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