Queen Victoria Market known by Melburnian’s as the “Vic Market” is more than just a Melbourne shopping mecca – it’s an historic landmark, a tourist attraction and a local shopping institution.
This vast and vibrant centre of trade and commerce was officially opened on 20 March 1878 and has served consumers needs for more than 120 years.
Queen Victoria Market is a great place to get a feel for Melbourne’s diverse cultures.
Spanning several city blocks spread over 7 hectares, Queen Vic Market is the largest open-air market in the Southern Hemisphere.
Wander through the bustling Meat, Fish and Dairy Halls, where you can pick up artisan cheeses, dressed meats and takeaway food, or discover the seemingly endless array of seasonal fruit and vegetables showcasing the best of Australian produce.
Explore the Market’s historic sheds to grab a bargain or find a Melbourne-made treasure amongst clothing, jewellery, handcrafts, homewares and souvenirs.
The market is open five days a week, with Sunday taking on a carnival atmosphere as entertainers delight the crowds. Guided tours highlight the market’s food, heritage, culture, shopping and history.
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⊜ Corner Elizabeth Street and Victoria Street Melbourne 3000 | Map
✆ (03) 9320 5822