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Hellenic Museum

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The Hellenic Museum is Australia’s only museum dedicated to showcasing the transformational power of Greek art, history and culture.

Science, politics, philosophy and democracy are just some of the gifts the ancient Greeks gave the world. At the Hellenic Museum, discover that these are not dead concepts or stale history lessons, but a live framework for progressive thought.

Experience 8,000 years of Greek civilisation from Neolithic treasures to bold contemporary art. Old and new collide in eight exhibitions across two floors of the former Royal Mint building, including Gods, Myths & Mortals from the Benaki Museum, Athens, photography by Bill Henson, a collection of genuine Olympic torches, and more.

The themes explored in these exhibitions are enhanced by a robust calendar of public programs and events, including the popular Summer Cinema, theatre, live music, school holiday workshops and lectures

Permanent Collection

The Hellenic Museum is the only dedicated home for Hellenic art in Australia. Experience 8,000 years, of Hellenic history, art and culture with us in the heart of Melbourne. Explore the collection and exhibition program here: Exhibitions | Hellenic Museum

Getting to the Gallery

Street Address
280 William Street, Melbourne 3000
The Hellenic Museum is located in the Former Royal Mint Building at the top end of William Street. The Hellenic Museum is right in the heart of the law district of the Melbourne CBD and a stone's throw from the Queen Victoria Market. 

Transportation Options
There are a number of transport options available to visit the Hellenic Museum. 

If you’re planning your visit via train, Flagstaff station is located directly opposite the museum. The Route 58 tram stops directly outside the museum on William Street and the number 30 and 35 tram stops are the corner of La Trobe and William streets.

Paid parking is available next to the Hellenic Museum in the Mint car park. Taxi and Uber drop-off points are located right out the front of the museum on William Street.

Shop

The Hellenic Museum Shop is open online and in-store. 

Come and visit the Museum Shop, open daily from 10am – 4pm.

Our online store is open 24/7 and all orders are shipped via Sendle. Visit here: SHOP | Hellenic Museum

Hellenic Museum
280 William Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
T: (03) 8615 9016
E: info@hellenic.org.au
W: hellenic.org.au

Opening Hours
Open 10am – 4pm daily*
*Closed on public holidays 

Admission Prices
Adult – $12.00 
Concession* – $7.00
Children under 6 and carers FREE
*Concessions include valid national or international student ID, healthcare, senior or pensioner cards.

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Exhibitions

The Messenger - Sam Jinks
1 Sep 2022 – 31 Dec 2023
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Gods, Myths & Mortals
1 Sep 2022 – 30 Jun 2024
Heroes and Hoplites: Warfare in Ancient Greece
1 Sep 2022 – 31 Dec 2023
The Sun at Midnight
1 Sep 2022 – 31 Jan 2023
Flame of Olympia
1 Sep 2022 – 31 Dec 2023
Well Behaved Women
1 Sep 2022 – 31 Dec 2023
Cypriot Pottery of the Bronze and Iron Ages
1 Sep 2022 – 31 Dec 2023
IKONA
1 Sep 2022 – 31 Dec 2023
Ex Graecia: Greek Culture and the Roman World
1 Sep 2022 – 31 Dec 2023
Faces + Masks (online exhibition)
1 Sep 2022 – 31 Dec 2023
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Who are you?: Athens, Aotearoa and the Art of Marian Maguire
1 Nov 2022 – 28 May 2023

The Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV) acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the lands where our office is located, and all Traditional Owners of country throughout Victoria and Australia. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples enduring traditions and continuing creative cultures. We pay our respect to Elders past, present and emerging.