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Queen Victoria Market is the heart and soul of Melbourne. Eat, shop, explore and discover your way through the iconic food halls and heritage sheds where the banter is as fresh as the produce. Or simply soak up the atmosphere of the largest open-air market in the Southern Hemisphere.

Wander through the bustling Meat & Fish and Dairy Halls filled to the brim with fresh delights for every foodie. Discover the seemingly endless array of seasonal fruit and vegetables showcasing the best of Australian produce. Explore the Market's historic sheds to grab a bargain or find a Melbourne-made treasure amongst clothing, jewellery, handcrafts, homewares, souvenirs and more.

Market Tours: Join a Hunt & Gather Food Tour to take in the life, sounds and stories of the historic marketplace and taste your way around the Market's seemingly endless food stalls. Two hour tours depart at 10:00am on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday. Visit the website for more information.

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Local directions:

Tram: Take tram 19, 57 or 59 to Stop 7, Elizabeth St or Tram 55 to Stop 9, Peel Street. Train: Take the train to either Melbourne Central or Flagstaff Station and walk north along Elizabeth or William Street, respectively. Melbourne Visitor Shuttle: Stop 8 on this popular, half hourly service which operates daily (excludes some public holidays). For current timetable, visit the City of Melbourne website. Car Parking: Enter the Market Carpark from Franklin or Queen Streets.

Facilities:
  • Bicycle rack
  • Café
  • Car park
  • Child activities
  • Coach parking
  • Parking for the disabled
  • Guide
  • Public telephone
  • Public toilet
Activities:
  • Shopping
Tourism awards:
  • 2013 - Victorian Tourism Awards - Finalist
  • 2012 - Victorian Tourism Awards - Finalist
Opening hours:

Closed Monday, Wednesday and select public holidays.

  • Tuesday & Thursday
    6:00am - 2:00pm
  • Friday
    6:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday
    6:00am - 3:00pm
  • Sunday
    9:00am - 4:00pm
Memberships:
  • Australian Tourism Export Council
  • Tourism Alliance Victoria
Disabled access:
Contact operator for further details.