Visiting Us

Getting Here

The Wheeler Centre is located at 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, in the side of the State Library of Victoria between Swanston Street and Russell Street, opposite the QV shopping centre.

Located in the central business district, it’s within easy walking distance of public transport, taxis, bicycle hire stations and parking.

Public Transport

The Wheeler Centre is easily accessible by bus, train and tram. Maps, timetables and route and fare information are available from Public Transport Victoria.

Bus

The nearest bus stops are located on Lonsdale, Russell and Exhibition Streets.

Train

Melbourne Central Station is directly opposite the State Library’s front entrance. Most metropolitan trains stop at this station. If you’re travelling from country Victoria, you can transfer from your regional train to a metropolitan train at Southern Cross or North Melbourne stations.

Tram

Trams can be caught from the superstop outside the State Library on Swanston Street, between Little Lonsdale and LaTrobe Streets.

Other nearby stops include those a block away, at the corners of Elizabeth and LaTrobe Streets.

Bicycle

There are several bike racks close to the Wheeler Centre where you can lock up your bike:

• At the corner of Swanston and LaTrobe Streets • On LaTrobe Street near Mr Tulk
• Near the wheelchair access ramp on LaTrobe Street • On the corner of Swanston and Little Lonsdale Street
• Outside QV opposite the Wheeler Centre on Little Lonsdale Street

There’s also a Melbourne Bike Share station at the corner of Swanston and Little Lonsdale Streets, where you can hire or return a shared bike.

Taxi

The nearest taxi rank is on Elizabeth Street, outside Melbourne Central.

Car

There are several car parks close to the Wheeler Centre, including those at Melbourne Central and QV shopping centres where you can park for a fee. There is on-street (two hour metred) parking – including two disabled spots – on Little Lonsdale Street outside the Wheeler Centre.

For more information about car parking in the city, visit the City of Melbourne’s website.

Accessibility

Booking Tickets

Please notify us of all access requirements when booking – contact reception on 03 9094 7800 or reception@wheelercentre.com.

Auslan

The Wheeler Centre provides Auslan interpreting on request. Please contact us two weeks prior to your event.

Hearing Loop

The Wheeler Centre operates a hearing loop in our Performance Space, which allows patrons who are wearing a hearing aid to tune in to the frequency of the venue. If you require hearing assistance at an off site event, please contact us when you book your ticket.

Physical Access

Every effort has been made to ensure that the Wheeler Centre’s events are accessible for wheelchair users or those with limited mobility. Wheeler Centre events have unallocated seating – please contact us if you require reserved seating to accommodate your access needs.

The Wheeler Centre building is accessible by a ramp located to the right of the entrance on Little Lonsdale Street, approximately 25m along. We are happy for patrons to stay in their chair or to transfer to a seat. Please let us know when you book.

Companion Seats

If you require the assistance of a companion to access venues, please note the Wheeler Centre offers a second ticket to paid events at no cost to Companion Card holders (or similar) at the time of booking.

Parking

There are disability metered street-side parking spaces (x 2) available on the left-hand side of Little Lonsdale Street – accessible from the Swanston Street end – roughly 25 metres from the Wheeler Centre’s wheelchair access ramp.

There are three additional spaces on LaTrobe Street, outside Mr Tulk.


If you have any further questions, or require any further assistance, please contact reception at the time of your booking.


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