Athenaeum Theatre

location marker 188 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000.

The Athenaeum Theatre is Melbourne’s oldest cultural institution, starting life as the city’s first Mechanics Institute in 1839.


Athenaeum Theatre is wheelchair accessible.


Take Yarra Trams route 1, 3, 3A, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67 or 72 to stop number 13; or route 35, 70 or 75 to stop number 5.

Flinders Street is the closest train station, immediately opposite Fed Square.

The closest car parks are the City Square car park under the Westin Hotel on Collins Street, or Wilson parking on the corner of Russell Street and Lt Collins Street.