Public transport directions

Tram

Route 57: City to West Maribyrnong from Elizabeth Street via Victoria, Errol, Queensberry and Abbotsford Streets. Closest stop No. 16 at Haines Street

Route 55: Domain Interchange to West Coburg from William Street via Flemington Road. Closest stop No. 19 at Abbotsford Street.

Route 59: City to Airport West from Elizabeth Street via Flemington Road. Closest stop No. 19 at Abbotsford Street.

Train

North Melbourne station or Macaulay station.

Bus

Route 402: East Melbourne to Footscray from terminus opposite St Vincent’s Hospital (Victoria Parade) via Rathdowne and Shiel Street. Closest stop Canning Street just south of the intersection with Shiel Street. Buses run every 10 minutes between 6.00am and 7.00pm.

Car

Melway ref: 2A E6, 43 C3

Two-hour street parking at Shiel Street entrance

Free all day off-street carpark at 112 Macaulay Road, North Melbourne (opposite the football ground)

Refreshments: Cafe 99 is onsite and is open from Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays.  Only food brought from Cafe 99 can be consumed at the Cafe. PLEASE NOTE Café 99 is temporarily closed. 

There are shops in nearby Melrose Street. 

Please note: The cafe is NOT open on a Saturday and limited shops are open in Melrose Street.  It is strongly recommended that you bring your own refreshments to enjoy in the foyer.

NOTE: National Archives of Australia (NAA) share our reading room, please check their website for their opening hours which are different to Public Record Office Victoria.