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A historic precinct dating back to the 1840s, North Melbourne is distinguished by Victorian architecture, cafes, boutiques and a thriving arts scene. Of course, it’s also home to the North Melbourne Football Club, known colloquially as the Kangaroos. From the largest open-air market in the Southern Hemisphere to a popular cafe, here are the top things to see and do in North Melbourne.
Housing an extensive collection of records dating back to the creation of the Port Phillip District in the mid-1830s, the Public Record Office Victoria is located within the purpose-built Victorian Archives Centre. PROV’s collection has information developed by government departments, including judicial records, early Victorian passenger records, Aboriginal Victorian records and transport and property records. VAC also hosts regular exhibitions with displays of original public records and artifacts, as well as tours and talks.
99 Shiel Street, North Melbourne, VIC, Australia +61 3 9348 5600
Owned and operated by Paul Cook, Heartland Records was established in 1992 and continues to pride itself on friendly customer service and musical expertise. Located on Victoria Street, the store has over 10,000 items in stock, spanning newly released and vintage Vinyl records, along with CDs, back-catalogue titles and secondhand items. Heartland Records is also renowned for their extensive range of genres, with their most popular categories being alternative, metal and 60s and 70s music.
420/422 Victoria Street, North Melbourne, VIC, Australia , +61 3 9329 9636
Arts House, Melbourne’s contemporary centre for performance and interactive art forms supports innovative, creative projects with an emphasis on the ‘changing nature of our cities’. Taking a holistic approach, this artistic program challenges the norm by encouraging creative, interdisciplinary practices, as well as collaboration between artists, communities and audiences. Upcoming events include the World Premiere of WE ARE LIGHTNING!, as well as Up, Art & Away!: Art Superheroism with TextaQueen.