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Melbourne Is More Than Fun, It’s Free

By Michael Taylor

Being able to enjoy the many free attractions offered in Melbourne is just another good reason to plan your next holiday and save some real money. This Australian city offers many many things to do and see. Knowing what attractions are free and open to the public is a great way to save money and will give you a good overall picture of what is offered within this region.

Balmy afternoon family time is well spent at the Bourke Street Mall. Here is where you can shop at the many top department stores while being entertained everywhere by the many talented street performers. You will never experience a dull shopping moment at this Melbourne mall.

The National Gallery of Victoria is an incredible Australian Art center is in itself a work of architectural wonder. Open daily the Ian Potter Center houses all the best art works from Australian history and serves as a wonderful way to spend the day learning about the rich culture that helped to form this region. This art display is free of charge to anyone who wishes to visit.

The Police Museum is a place where the whole family can come and look at the history of law enforcement as it is reflected in the displays throughout this museum. Located at Victoria Police Center it is open to the public Monday – Friday and is a amazing way to learn more about Melbourne for free.

If shopping and local talent strike your fancy then you will love the experience of shopping at the Market Arts Center . This Sunday Market offers over a hundred and fifty different booths filled with hand crafted items designed by local artisans. In this location you will be able to experience the music, sculptures and paintings that make this one of the richest cultural regions in the world. Hand crafted jewelry and antiques line the market making it a true shopper’s paradise. This market offers a unique look at the talent of the area and is open every Sunday of the year. Admission is free as is window shopping but you might wish to bring along some money just in case you stumble across a one of a kind item that you must have. Whether you are shopping or just looking however the Sunday Market at the Art Center is one Melbourne attraction that you surely won’t want to miss.

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