Melbourne Central (and station)

Victoria, Australia

Melbourne Central Coors Shot Tower in Glass Cone; 250x333

Coors Shot Tower in glass cone, Melbourne Central

Opened in the 1980s, Melbourne Central sits above the Melbourne Central underground railway station (originally known as Museum Station) of the City Loop. It features the original Coors Shot Tower under a glass cone, remnants of the factory previously on the site.

Melbourne Central is opposite the RMIT University and the State Library of Victoria.

Items of Interest: Historic Coops Shot Tower a munitions-making facility built in 1889; giant Marionette Watch hanging in Shot Tower Square; Glass Cone, designed by Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa; City Loop Melbourne Central train station; The Little Library free book exchange; on Level 2 a 5-star rated by (Breast Feeding Association) Parents' Retreat has change tables, a parents' room, bins, toilets, breast-feeding cubicles, a microwave and a place for kids to play.

Melbourne Central Marionette Clock; 300x398

Marionette Clock, Melbourne Central

Melbourne Central

Stores, Hoyts cinema, food mall and restaurant, offices, little library, underground railway station, medical suite

Getting there:

240 Exhibition St Melbourne, 3000
Any tram along Swanston St or Elizabeth St, or City Circle tram, or train to Melbourne Central Station

Contact details:

Opening hours and contact details: see web site


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