Hellenic Museum
Mary and Peter Mitrakas Collection
Hellenic Quotes
Trendall Collection

Hellenic Museum

Address: The Old Royal Mint Building, 280 William Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Phone: 03 8615 9016  |  Fax: 03 8615 9021  

Email: info@hellenic.org.au
Web: hellenic.org.au

Located in one of Melbourne's most iconic buildings, the Former Royal Mint, The Hellenic Museum houses exhibitions and runs programs that promote an understanding and appreciation of the rich cultural traditions of ancient and contemporary Greece.

The Hellenic Museum has an impressive permanent collection of antiquities spanning thousands of years of Ancient Greek civilisation.

The exhibition Gods, Myths and Mortals: Greek Treasures Across The Millennia arrives mid-year, 2014, from the world renowned Benaki museum, Athens.

The Museum also has an ongoing program of contemporary exhibitions examining Greek Culture, Arts, History and Greek Settlement in Australia, including the Summer Arts Program.

The Hellenic Museum is in the heart of the City of Melbourne, conveniently located on the corner of La Trobe and Williams Street just across from Flagstaff train station and is on the City Circle tram loop.

There is ample parking for visitors including short term drop-off areas for large buses.

The Hellenic Museum currently does not charge an entrance fee and is open from Monday to Friday.



This is a free attraction.

Local directions

The Hellenic Museum is situated in the Old Royal Mint building on the corner of La Trobe and William Street in the heart of Melbourne city. Public Transport access to Hellenic Museum are by Flagstaff Train Station and Trams on La Trobe and Williams Street.


  • Car park
  • Toilet facilities for the disabled
  • Tour desk


  • Self guided

Opening hours

Monday to Friday
10:00am -4:00pm
The Hellenic Museum is currently closed in preparation of the Benaki Museum collection Gods, Myths & Mortals. The Museum reopens on Friday 12 September

Disabled access

The Hellenic Museum spans across two levels of the old Royal Mint building. To reach the second level, they have an elevator that is always manned.

How to get here