Melbourne Open House: Hellenic Museum

The fourth stop on my 2016 Open House Melbourne trip and it was completely amazing. I walk past this place every time I go to the local gardens for my afternoon walks. So getting a chance to drop in, was amazing. To top it off, the artwork that they had inside was amazing. I highly recommend you check it out. Here’s why. Continue reading “Melbourne Open House: Hellenic Museum”

Melbourne Open House: AGL Building

The Melbourne AGL building opened in 2015 and is right above the Southern Cross Station. What I found to be quite fascinating is that the rumblings and toots from the trains did not pierce the entire building.

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Melbourne Open House: Coop’s Shot Tower and Museum

I didn’t quite catch what this place was all about. From what I gathered is that they used to make shots. How and why? I don’t know. This was towards the end of my tour, having clocked close to 20,000 steps and been walking for 2 hours straight without water and food. (I didn’t get the chance to eat).
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Melbourne Open House: State Library of Victoria – La Trobe Reading Room

The La Trobe reading room is always open. Plus it has been used in a few movies – extra points for you if know which one. I’ll narrow it down for you. It’s one of the ones that Katie Holmes did in the noughties. If that doesn’t get you, then checking out the Ned Kelly armour is another worthwhile visit.
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Melbourne Open House: Scot’s Church and Assembly Hall

More than once I have walked/travelled past this place and never once did I stop to have a look within here. I was glad I did. There is something about old churches that always makes me wonder. If these buildings could talk, what would they say? How many things have they seen? Survived? Or are yet to see?
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Melbourne Open House: The Melbourne Athenaeum

Did you know that the Athenaeum has a library?! Well neither did I!! And they have an amazing range of rare books which is every book lover’s dream. For a measly $99/year, you can check out up to 30 books at a time, countless of eBooks and there are no late fees. They have a whole range of other things you can do here – book clubs, classic movie marathons. You just don’t know what is out there, until you look.
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Melbourne Open House: Melbourne Town Hall

The incoming flurry of photographs haven’t even begun. Here’s some of what I captured during my visit to the Melbourne Town Hall.
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