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The Arts Centre Melbourne car park, owned and operated by us, is located just minutes from our theatres, the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) and central Melbourne, with 24-hour car parking available at competitive rates.

Arts Centre Melbourne car park options include: Casual (including an Early Bird discounted rate), Valet, Permanent and Accessible Parking. We also have special offers for those attending Morning Melodies or ticketed Family events.

Please note: Our car park has a strict height restriction of 1.9m.

Casual parking

Monday to Friday

Early Bird
Enter before 10am and exit before 6:30pm


Enter after 10am and exit before 7pm


Enter after 4pm and exit before 4am the next day



Enter after 4am and exit before 8pm


Enter after 4pm and exit before 4am the next day


Sunday and Public Holidays

Enter after 4am and exit before 4am the next day


Overstay rates of $6 per hour or part thereof apply, to a daily maximum of $55.
Lost ticket fee $55.
All prices include GST.

Special parking offers

Morning Melodies and Family shows

If you're attending a Morning Melodies or ticketed daytime Family show, you automatically get the Early Bird parking rate of $17 when entering the Arts Centre Melbourne car park prior to these performances' start times and exiting by 6:30pm. This offer is valid Monday to Friday for daytime car parking only. Public Holidays are excluded.

MINI Australia x Arts Centre Melbourne

MINI Australia is a new Vision Partner of Arts Centre Melbourne in 2019. To celebrate the partnership and as well as 60 years of innovation, icons and imagination, MINI is bringing the unexpected to Arts Centre Melbourne. Find out more.

Valet parking

Why not leave your parking to us?

We provide an exclusive Valet Parking service from 5:30pm on Arts Centre Melbourne performance nights.

It’s simple and easy. Just enter the car park from Sturt Street using the left-hand lane, take a paper ticket at the boom gate, then turn left into our Valet Parking area to be greeted by our friendly Valet Captain and leave your car in our capable hands.

  • Valet Parking is the closest parking access point to the Theatres building and easy walking distance to Hamer Hall
  • The drive-up rate, Sunday to Friday, is $50; Saturday’s rate is $55
  • Advance Valet Parking booking guarantees a parking spot, even if the car park is full*


Available from 5:30pm on Arts Centre Melbourne performance nights

Sunday to Friday




Book valet parking in advance to secure the best available rates:

  • Online via the Bookings button below
  • In person at the Theatres Building box office
  • Via phone on 1300 182 183

Valet parking discounts are available for:

  • Customers with a valid Parking Permit for people with disability
  • Opera Australia subscribers (please quote your number)
  • Malthouse subscribers (please quote your number)
  • Melbourne Recital Centre same-night ticket holders (not available online).

Become an Arts Centre Melbourne member and save on valet parking and more.

Arts Centre Melbourne Members save 25% on valet parking. Contact our Membership team via email at for more information about this and the other great benefits of membership

*Valet Parking available for booking up until 3pm on the day required.

Permanent parking

Convenient and secure, permanent parking in the Arts Centre Melbourne car park gives you multiple 24/7 access for a contracted period at a great rate. Please see the FAQs at the bottom of the page for more information.

Accessible parking

Our 22 clearly marked accessible parking bays (turn left after the entry gates) are available on both levels of the Arts Centre Melbourne car park, all offering clear access to our theatres. Please display your valid Parking Permit for people with disability; standard rates apply. A discount for the Valet Parking service is also available for permit holders.

Please note: Lift access is available to all levels of Arts Centre Melbourne, however access to the NGV is only available during NGV opening hours.

Electric car charging

Need somewhere to charge your electric vehicle for free while enjoying a performance with us?

The Arts Centre Melbourne car park is proud to offer two Delta Energy Systems Australia AC EV Chargers on the upper level, with no additional cost to utilise this efficient electric-vehicle charging equipment. The Delta AC Charger continues to lead in the EV charger market as the design is smart, light and small, with a four-hour charge to 80%.
More information about the Delta AC Charger

Please note: We currently do not have the capacity to charge some vehicles, including Tesla models. Standard car parking fees apply.

Conditions of entry

Important Conditions of Entry you should read before you use our car park.

Contact details

For further information on car parking, please phone (03) 9281 8012 or email

Frequently Asked Questions

The Arts Centre Melbourne car park operates on flat rates only - we do not have hourly rates. See information on our car parking page for details around rates at different times.

Arts Centre Melbourne's car park is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This means you can get access to your parked vehicle at any time of the day or night.

For information on our rates and parking options, please refer to our car parking page.

Pedestrian access to our Car Park is through the Theatres Building via Level 5, or after hours via the stairs adjacent to the National Gallery of Victoria moat.

Arts Centre Melbourne car park entry is located on the corner of Sturt and Kavanagh Streets, Southbank. Our GPS address is 4 Sturt Street Southbank.
Our car park has a strict height restriction of 1.9m, so please only use our car park if your vehicle complies with this.

If you regularly use the car park, a Permanent Parking contract could save you money and guarantee a parking space. You will get your own parking card to gain access to the car park whenever you want.

Contracts are available for one month ($390 per month) or twelve months ($295 per month) plus a once only set up fee of $25.

To inquire about permanent parking, please email or phone us on (03) 9281 8012.

You’re in luck, yes! Arts Centre Melbourne wants a clean, green world too, so we have installed charging stations. See information on our car parking page for more information.

Car Park - Arts Centre Melbourne

Location Address

4 Sturt St, Southbank VIC 3004

Contact Details

(03) 9281 8012

Open 24 hours

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