Southgate is located adjacent to many of Melbourne’s major arts institutions, theatres, galleries and organisations and is an ideal location to start and end your arts outing in the city.
The map opposite shows many of Southgate’s vibrant arts institution neighbours.
Simply park at Southgate and meet friends for lunch or a coffee, walk to one of the galleries or theatres nearby within minutes, and return for dinner with a view. Many Southgate restaurants offer pre-theatre dining menus to cater to arts patrons heading to a show.
Arts venues surrounding Southgate in Melbourne's arts precinct include:
- Hamer Hall
- The Arts Centre, including the State Theatre, Playhouse and Fairfax studio
- NGV International
- Melbourne Theatre Company
- Melbourne Recital Centre
- Malthouse Theatre
- Australian Centre for Contemporary Art
- Sidney Myer Music Bowl