A standout building along Bowen Street, this grand 1890 structure was originally built as the Trades School Building for training carpenters, cabinet makers and plumbers at the Working Men’s College.
The building is designed in the Tudor Gothic style and features stained glass windows within the archway of its Bowen Street entrance.
Transport and access
Located near the Swanston and La Trobe Street corner, opposite the State Library, catch a City Loop train to Melbourne Central train station or to Flinders Street, from where you can take a connecting City Loop train or Yarra Tram along Swanston Street.
Trams running along Swanston Street include routes 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67 and 72.
Visit the Public Transport Victoria website for more information and connecting services in your area.
No on-campus parking is available for visitors, but you’ll find many commercial car parks a short walk away. Metered street parking is also available nearby, but note the time limits and clearway restrictions.