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The Wheeler Centre and

Housed in the south wing of the State Library, what is now the Wheeler Centre was once Barry Hall, in memory of Sir Redmond Barry, the first chairman of the library’s board.

Selected events at the Wheeler Centre will be available to stream live at Visit our calendar of events to find out more.


176 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne Victoria 3000

Phone: (03) 9094 7800

Getting here

Nearest train station:

Melbourne Central.

Nearest tram stop:

Corner Swanston and Latrobe streets.

Parking is available at QV and Melbourne Central, both nearby.

There are two disabled parking spaces on Little Lonsdale Street (near the corner of Swanston Street), and three disabled parking spaces on Latrobe Street between Swanston and Russell Streets, each with two hour limits during weekday business hours.

There are ramps and lifts making all our events fully accessible to wheelchair users and those with other mobility problems. Please contact the Wheeler Centre at or phone 9094 7809 for more details.

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The Wheeler Centre acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the land on which the Centre stands. We acknowledge and pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their Elders, past and present, as the custodians of the world’s oldest continuous living culture.