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Shot factory Melbourne central shopping centre

Melbourne Central is an essential destination for any visitor wanting to experience the real ‘Melbourne’ shopping and entertainment experience.

Melbourne Central epitomises the melting pot of culture and style that characterizes Melbourne, offering an eclectic mix of shopping, dining and entertainment. Thousands of visitors and locals alike are drawn to the centre daily to view the blend of historic and modern architecture, explore retail precincts, laneways and network of bars and dining.

Whatever brings you to Melbourne – be it shopping, exploring with the family, dinner, a meeting or simply an unexpected adventure, it’s all waiting between Lonsdale and La Trobe!

Shop local brands
Looking to add a bit of Melbourne style to your wardrobe? We've got the latest trends and styles unique to Melbourne (and Australia) throughout the centre. Curious? Click here.

Centre's best coffee
Shopping can be tiring, so why not give yourself a pick-me-up with some of the best brews available! With nearly endless choices, you'll be able to find that perfect cuppa no worries. Start planning your orders here.

The Little Library
Take a book, leave a book. We believe reading and literacy is as important as a good shop, so stop by our cultivated library and grab yourself a previously loved book! Read more here.

Sustainability and Melbourne Central
Feels good to do good, right? Melbourne Central (and The GPT Group) believe in taking care of the world around us, as much as we can. Learn how we've managed to add that extra little bit of good feels to shopping here.

Personal shopping and styling
Style is easily observable but can be hard to recreate. Some of us need a little extra help and direction to take our look from a 9 to a 10. We offer services by some of the city’s best stylists to help you feel fab Every. Day. Book an appointment here.

Get cultured
Did you know that for over 100 years, Coop's Shot Tower has been an iconic landmark and central point of Melbourne? Brush up on your Melbourne knowledge with some of the Shot Tower's story and fascinating history here.

Tourist Refund Scheme
Only in Melbourne for a holiday, then heading back home with all your amazing fashion finds and glamorous gifts? The TRS allows overseas visitors to claim a refund of the goods and services tax (GST) and wine (yass!) equalisation tax paid. Conditions apply, obv. Find out all the details here.

Shamless plug
If you've gone through everything we have to offer and enjoyed your experience, leave us some love! Trip Advisor is our fave spot to read your thoughts. Ta!