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Carlton Gardens


The Carlton Gardens on the edge of the Melbourne CBD is a mature 19th century European park containing two major buildings - the Royal Exhibition Building and the Melbourne Museum.

Trees in Carlton Gardens

 Flowers in Carlton Gardens


Some forthcoming events at Carlton Gardens:

Nocturnal - Melbourne Museum
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To the best of White Hat’s knowledge, this event or location is currently cancelled, postponed or suspended due to COVID-19 precautions. If in doubt check with the organiser or institution involved. White Hat will constantly monitor events and venues in an attempt to update listings when conditions change.

Nocturnal is the transformation of the museum into an adult playground.

Enjoy a rotating list of the latest bands and DJs performing live in the museum, with open bars, great food, roving entertainment, discussions with museum experts and learning experiences across collections, cultures and time.

These are after-hours events for adults 18 years and over.

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Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show
The Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show is now regarded as the largest and most successful horticultural event in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Dome Promenade Tours
Exhibition Building Dome with city skyline in background

Experience the magnificent Royal Exhibition Building Dome Promenade on a one hour guided tour. Discover the rich history of this iconic building while taking in uninterrupted views of the Melbourne city skyline.

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The Finders Keepers
The Finders Keepers market the the Royal Exhibition Building

The Finders Keepers was founded in 2008 and now hosts highly succesful design markets and other events in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Full information at The Finders Keepers website.

7th to 9th July 2023

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You can find a comprehensive guide to markets around Australia at The White Hat Guide to Markets in Australia.