Arts Centre Melbourne is located at 100 St Kilda Road, Southbank 3004.
Opera Australia performs in the State Theatre. View seating map
Arts Centre Melbourne is easily reached by public transport. It's just a few minutes' walk from Flinders Street Station, or you can take any tram along St Kilda Road – the Arts Centre is stop number 14. There is also the free Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle which runs in a loop through Melbourne’s CBD every 15 minutes, and stops at the corner of Southbank Boulevard and Kavanagh Street (Stop 10).
If you do want to drive, the Arts Centre Car Park is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and offers undercover parking for 850 vehicles.
Restaurants and bars
There are many great venues around Southbank and in the Arts Centre itself.
If you are a subscriber of Opera Australia, you will enjoy special offers on pre-opera and post-opera dining at the stylish ARIA bar & lounge in the Langham Hotel at Southgate (1 Southgate Avenue). There is also a great Pre-Opera Dinner package available at nearby restaurant The Deck, Southbank.
At the Arts Centre itself, the vibrant Curve Bar is an ideal place to meet friends before or after a performance, with a menu offering share-plates, an extensive cocktail list and an unbeatable location on the street level of the Arts Centre Theatres Building. There's also Café Vic in the heart of the Arts Centre where you can relax in the opulent atmosphere with a glass of champagne or choose from the extensive hot food menu. Inside the Arts Centre there's the Foyer Bars offering gourmet sandwiches and noodle-boxes as well as hot and cold beverages and a selection of alcohol. Pre-order your drinks on arrival for the interval so you can avoid the queues.
Visit the Arts Centre Melbourne's website for more information about accessibility.