Address: Corner Swanston & Flinders St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Phone: 03 9655 1900
Federation Square is one of the most complex and ambitious construction projects ever undertaken in Australia. Comprising an entire city block the bold and audacious design is the work of Lab Architecture in conjunction with the Australian architects Bates Smart. A unique fusion of civic and cultural activities, Fed Square is recognised internationally as one of the world's great public spaces.
The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia presents the history of Australian art from the Colonial period and the Heidelberg School through to contemporary art, as well as a suite of galleries dedicated to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art.
Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
The first centre of its kind in the world, ACMI celebrates the moving image in all its forms: film, television and digital culture.
Australian Commercial Galleries Association
Discover the best of contemporary Australian art at the Australian Commercial Galleries Association
Host to over 2000 events each year, Federation Square buzzes with cultural festivals, exhibitions, event launches, performances, forums, films, concerts and fashion shows. Life at Fed Square is so rich that there's sure to be something exciting going on whenever you visit!
Taste Melbourne's culinary diversity at one of Federation Square's sixteen diverse restaurants, cafes and bars. From espresso bars and burger grills to Northern Chinese and authentic Australian cuisine, there's something to suit all tastes and budgets.
Art-lover, film buff or souvenir hunter, you'll love shopping at Fed Square.
Federation Square's cultural attractions and bustling event calendar are also supported by a great range of tourism experiences, including guided tours, bicycle hire, Yarra River cruises, sightseeing day tours and free tourism services at the Melbourne Visitor Centre.
Federation Square's unique position, nature and design is makes it a 'must see' destination of Victoria. It is also the logical point from which visitors begin their exploration of all that Melbourne has to offer as its conveniently located opposite Flinders St Station in the centre of Melbourne.
- Public Telephone
- Public Toilet
- Visitor Information Centre
- Victorian Tourism Awards
- Hall Of Fame
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Book Market every Saturday
The Book Market at Federation Square is held every Saturday from 11am till 5pm in the Atrium. The weekly Book Market continues Melbourne's fine literary tradition and features books from a variety of leading new and second hand booksellers covering a diverse range of genres. Grab a coffee and a bite to eat, then relax for the afternoon whilst reading your new book! Where: The Atrium within Federation Square When: Every Saturday from 11am until 5pm
Tai Chi every Tuesday
Come to Federation Square every Tuesday at 7:30am to enjoy a free class of Tai Chi. What better way to start the day!
Activities and attractions