The Wheeler Centre

176 Little Lonsdale Street
Melbourne VIC

Contact

03 8660 4888

The Wheeler Centre is Melbourne’s home for smart, passionate and entertaining public talks. Housed in the south wing of State Library Victoria, its building comprises a performance space with advanced digital recording and streaming capabilities; a workshop space; meeting rooms; and the offices of several literary organisations.

Accessibility

The Wheeler Centre has one (1) entrance from Lonsdale Street.

Entry is via a small staircase or ramp through a set of glass doors into the Level 2 foyer.

From the foyer, there are two (2) central doors that lead into the Performance Space.

Entry into the Performance Space is step-free/wheelchair-accessible through the rear. Once in the Performance Space, all seating is step-free.

Seats in The Wheeler Centre are matte plastic. They do not recline nor have cup holders, arm- or footrests, or side tables attached.

Please see How to Book Your Ticket if you require step-free/wheelchair-accessible seating at The Wheeler Centre. Please approach a MIFF Front of House staff member for assistance when you arrive at the venue.

Bathrooms, including accessible and gender-neutral bathrooms, are located within the Level 2 foyer.

Getting Here

Tram

Tram

The Wheeler Centre is serviced by both Swanston Street and La Trobe Street trams.

Level access tram stops nearby include:

  • Trams 1, 3/3a, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67 and 72:
    • Stop 8 – Melbourne Central Station / State Library Victoria Swanston Street

For more public transport information, visit ptv.vic.gov.au.

Train

Train

The Wheeler Centre is located in close vicinity to Melbourne Central Train Station.

For more public transport information, visit ptv.vic.gov.au.

Parking

Parking

Secure Parking is a proud MIFF Partner and is offering all MIFF filmgoers discounted parking at selected car parks. The closest Secure Parking to The Wheeler Centre is 59 Lonsdale Street. For more information about how to redeem the discount, please visit the Secure Parking website.

Designated on-street Accessible Parking Bays are available at:

  • La Trobe Street, between Swanston and Russell Streets
  • Russell Street, between La Trobe and MacKenzie Streets
  • Little Lonsdale Street, between Swanston and Russell Streets

For drop off and pick-up, we recommend La Trobe Street, across from RMIT.

    For more information about accessible parking in the city, please visit Parking for People with Disabilities.

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