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1-111 Carlton St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9658 9658
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

We had a great walk after visiting the museum, kids loved climbing the trees and the birds added beauty to the garden.

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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

A wonderful garden set in the shadows of the Royal Exhibition Building, which holds many events year round. The gardens offers a nice and peaceful atmosphere just outside the CBD, perfect for walking, relaxing or even to take a picnic.

Thank MattC1995
Reviewed 4 October 2018

The gardens are on the north-eastern edge of the Melbourne's Central Business District. It's an easy walk from the city centre or you can by several different trams. The Melbourne Museum and the historic Exhibition Building are also here. It's just one of several gardens...More

Thank Betula103
Reviewed 3 October 2018

While I intentionally went to Australia at the start of spring to avoid its punishing summer, that did not mentally translate to me understanding that, therefore, the Carlton Gardens would likely be lackluster. Indeed, there were few flowers, and many of the trees were bare....More

Thank Jason W
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Great to just lay on the grass, read a book, picnic or hang out with friends and family. Nice scenarios for pictures.

Thank Wanguita
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

The gardens are located in the northern fringe of Melbourne's CBD. They are easily accessible by Tram or reasonable walking distance from most CBD locations. Highlights include the Exhibition Building, Melbourne Museum, and the well designed gardens.

Thank robertrA9626OM
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Carlton Garden is a perfect place to have you picnic lunch or enjoying the greenery in the heart of Melbourne. Pay attention and you may catch a glimps of a possum napping on tree branches. If you interested to added some insghtful knowledge on Melbourne...More

1  Thank 289febriana
Reviewed 21 August 2018

The Carlton Gardens, a World Heritage Site, is near the Melbourne Central Business District and covers 26 hectares. Sited within the gardens are the Royal Exhibition Building, the Melbourne Museum, a cinema, tennis courts and an award-winning children's playground. This was an enjoyable relaxing visit...More

Thank lovetrav_9
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Got ood for relaxing walk and fresh air.married in the Carlton Gardens. Only a short wlak to Melbourne CBD. IMAX and Museum are located there. Excellent Feng Shui. Very g

Thank sifugarry
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Very pretty gardens provide locals and tourists alike a lovely place in which to come and relax. The majestic world-heritage-listed Royal Exhibition Building is located within this wonderful garden, it was on 9 May 1901, that the Royal Exhibition Building hosted the opening of the...More

Thank Proudmelbourneian
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Nice enough park without being anything special. It houses the Royal Exhibition Building which is an attractive building and the Melbourne Museum. You can get here via the free city circular tram nr. 35. Not as a big an area as we had anticipated but...More

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