HOW DO I ENTER FORTRESS MELBOURNE
Fortress Melbourne has two entrances: the Emporium entrance and the Caledonian Lane entrance.
The Emporium entrance is located in Shop 25, Lower Ground, Emporium Shopping Centre and is only accessible during Emporium Melbourne shopping hours. View Emporium’s opening hours here.
The Caledonian Lane entrance is located at 23 Caledonian Lane, Melbourne, 3000 and is only open after Emporium Melbourne is closed.
DO I NEED TO BOOK?
No! Walk-ins are welcome, but it is recommended that you book ahead to avoid a potential wait time.
Due to liquor licensing laws, persons under 18 cannot enter without a responsible adult or be inside Fortress Melbourne past 7pm. See our minors policy here.
caledonian lane entrance
Train: We are located within a 5 minute walk from Melbourne Central station through the mall towards Emporium
Tram: Routes on Elizabeth Street and Swanston Street stop at Bourke Street Mall – just a 5-minute walk from the venue.
Bus: The closest bus stop is located at Melbourne Central on Lonsdale Street.
For detailed directions to Fortress Melbourne, use the PTV journey planner.
Parking is located at Melbourne Central (enter via La Trobe or Lonsdale Street) and the Strand.
Limited street parking is available on Elizabeth Street and Lonsdale Street.