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Arts Centre Melbourne

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Address: 100 St. Kilda Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
Phone Number: 03 9281 8000
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9:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Experience Victoria's center for the performing arts and enjoy a play, a...

Experience Victoria's center for the performing arts and enjoy a play, a concert or a visit to the galleries.

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Melbourne City Full-Day Tour Including Lanes and Arcades Walk

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Great Shows!

We watched the opening night of "Curtains" The theater itself has a very nice atmosphere. The staff are very friendly. Bumped into a few local celebrities! The show was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We watched the opening night of "Curtains" The theater itself has a very nice atmosphere. The staff are very friendly. Bumped into a few local celebrities! The show was great! The only change would be - you're not allowed to take glass bottles inside the theater, however the bar only sells glass bottles of water :(

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Watched an awesome performance called, 'IL Ritorno'. The Arts Centre is brilliant! Staff are very friendly and couldn't do enough to help us with a friend on crutches. There is are small bars and cafe's throughout, the prices are a bit steep, however treat yourself to a night out.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looks great from outside - with Eiffel tower like structure - especially in night. Well know for world class live show - currently showing "funny girls" Good photo spots even in night and inside at the art gallery. Over 2000 seating capacity with beautiful ceiling of the theatre hall.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Signed up for MSO season at Hamer Hall, and loved it so much that I bought random tickets to other shows last minute. Hamer Hall is just a great venue, and no bad angles from anywhere. Have sat in stall, balcony, circle, at the very back at the very top (whatever that is...nosebleed..) and felt just as warm and wonderful!... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I attended a performance of Funny Girl presented by The Production Company. This is a theatre with a great ambience, excellent sound, and really good sight lines. Just be aware that in the circle the seating is around forty across, so if your susceptible to claustrophobia or panic attacks, don't choose seats in the middle such as 20/21 etc. Otherwise... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From a distance the building is very visible, particularly at night when the 'Eiffel Tower' like structure on top is illuminated. The inside is also impressive with the expansive loo by area showing a maze like exhibit just prior to the ticket office, cafe and entry to individual exhibits. We visited the Degas exhibition on the day and it was... More 

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Galveston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is a great theater with amazing staff. I worked in this theater for 3 weeks it was perfect. It seats 2,079 Don't forget to look up at the amazing ceiling, which is decorated with 75,000 tiny brass domes. The theater sits near the river and has many sculptures on the premises. You can get a private tour including the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Went to see the production of this gorgeous kids book with my mother in law and my 7year old. The show was absolutely wonderful. It was a lovely intimate little theatre (Fairfax) and the three cast had every age completely captivated (with lots of unexpected interaction throughout the show). At just over an hour it was a great length, the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Went to "Simon and Garfunkle Story" at Hamer Hall. We booked late so seats were not anywhere near the "best" available but that does not matter at this venue. The stage is highly visible from all angles in the hall, the acoustics were terrific and the seating very comfortable. The hall was packed but getting to and from one's seat... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Saw the Houston Ballet perform on July 1st and they were spectacular! The State Theatre seats well over a thousand and has the stage space to welcome the entire company. It's a beautiful and ornate space and well cared for, given you cannot take good or drink inside and this is well policed by the ushers. There are a range... More 

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