Melbourne Museum Car Park

Located under Melbourne Museum and competititvely priced, our car park offers easy access to the museum and the Royal Exhibition Building, with great early bird discounts and a short walk to the Melbourne CBD.

Hours of Operation

Open 7 days a week from 6.00am to midnight. Enter from Nicholson Street or Rathdowne Street.

Melbourne Museum Car Park Rates
Rates effective from 11 July 2014
Day rate Monday - Friday
$10.00 0 – 1 hours
$20.00 1 – 2 hours
$24.00 2 – 3 hours
$28.00 3 – 4 hours
$32.00 4 – 5 hours
$36.00 5 – 6 hours
Maximum daily rate is $36.00
Early bird Monday - Friday
$16.00 Enter before 9.30am, exit after 2.30pm
Night rate

Flat rate per night
Enter after 4.00pm, exit before closing

Weekend/public holiday rates
$16.00 Flat rate per day
Permanent parking rate
$350.00 Per calendar month
MV Members Melbourne Museum Car Park Rates
Rates effective 1 January 2014
Monday-Friday rate
$10.00 less than 2 hours
$15.00 more than 2 hours
Weekend/Public Holiday rates
$8.00 less than 2 hours
$10.00 more than 2 hours
Night rate

Flat rate per night
Enter after 4.00pm, exit before closing

Members rates can only be obtained with a validated ticket
and are valid per exit per day.
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All rates include GST

Proceeds from this car park go towards Museum Victoria’s exhibitions, programs and research.


You can pay for your parking at one of our pay stations before returning to your car. The pay stations are located in the lift lobbies on P1 or at the Nicholson Street and Rathdowne Street entry/exits. You have the option of paying by cash or credit card.

Disabled Parking

Designated disabled parking is available on level P2 adjacent to the lifts.

Permanent Parking

Permanent parking is available offering multiple access 24 hours a day for the very competitive price of $350 (incl GST) per calendar month plus a one off set up fee of $25.

For further information on permanent parking, please contact the car park office on 9270 5061 or by emailing

Height Clearance

The car park height clearance is 2.15m

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Two electric vehicle charging stations are located on level P2. Charging is free, however, applicable parking charges apply.


The Melbourne Museum car park has achieved the highest possible rating (5 Star) in the Melbourne Car Park Accreditation Scheme demonstrating our commitment to customer service, safety and security.

Car Park Proceeds

The parking fees raise funds to support the ongoing exhibitions, collections and research activities of Museum Victoria.