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: State Library of Victoria – Queen’s Reading Room

This room, in it’s hey day was spectacular. Or perhaps it’s my love of black and white photography that is tainting my views. If that’s the case, the current restoration will give you some idea of how amazing this place is.
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The Last Free Guided Tour In Melbourne

It’s not everyday that you get informed about a free tour in your hometown from someone else. And if an interstate friend raves about how awesome the Melbourne tour is, perhaps you’d want to check it out too.

First of all, in all sincerity, it is FREE. It works on tips and to be honest, you’d want to tip big. These people do an amazing job and it’s only their love for the city that allows them to keep doing something like this. Based on my research, this literally is the last “Free Melbourne” Tour, having 3 other companies, it’s only come down to this one. So, if you’re a local or a tourist. Make sure you get down to this place. Continue reading

100 Reasons why you should vist The Melbourne Open House

The annual Melbourne Open house, opens a 100 of Melbourne’s most famous and old buildings. This is a once a year opportunity you cannot miss. And here’s why…

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