The Old Treasury Building
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It was once the Treasury Department for the Government of Victoria but is now a museum for Melbourne history.
Melbourne`s most beautiful 19th-century public building. Explore its original gold vaults and learn how Victoria was shaped by the Gold Rush and Eureka uprising.
Designed by 19-year-old architect JJ Clark, the Old Treasury Building was built to house the gold bullion discovered during Victoria’s 1850s gold rush. The colony’s leaders worked from offices in the grand palazzo-style building until the 1870s, and the Old Treasury now houses a collection of rare…