It's Saturday. You've got time to kill before meeting up with friends. Melbourne has so much to offer, the difficulty is narrowing down the best way to spend your time. Here are five suggestions that won't disappoint.
Much of the street art found in Melbourne's Laneways is bold, bright and beautiful. Hosier Lane, Union Lane, Croft Alley and Caledonian Lane present an ever changing canvas of thought provoking pieces. Smythe Lane and Rutledge Lane are also worth a look. You'll discover images which have been created using stencilling, spray painting and papering.
Screenworlds is a free, permanent exhibition that can be found downstairs at ACMI. You'll have the opportunity to explore the history of Australian film and television, play contemporary and classic video games and lose yourself in the many interactive displays. The exhibition is open between 10am and 6pm and there are free orientation tours at 11am and 2.30pm.
It's not unusual to wander through the streets and come across a random, life sized art sculpture. Exploring the sculptures of Melbourne can be a bit of a 'Choose Your Own Adventure'. To find out more about some of the pieces worth visiting, click here.
It is worth taking yourself on an adventure to explore the public art work of Melbourne'
If you love books, the Book Market in the Atrium at Fed Square won't disappoint. There are over 5000 new and pre loved titles on offer covering an eclectic mix of interest areas. Books are on sale every Saturday from 11am until 5pm.
You'll find all sorts of books at the Fed Square Book Market.
Have you been pondering the thought of learning a second language? Don't just think about it, do it. Head along to the free Spanish conversation classes at the Cruzao Arepa Bar in Fitzroy. Sessions begin at 3.30pm.
Immerse yourself in Spanish culture with free conversation classes at the Cruzao Arepa Bar.