Made In Melbourne

Made In Melbourne

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Want to see what Melbourne is really about? Take a tour and explore Melbournes unique culture of Brunswick. Explore the op shops, design shops and artists that make Melbourne truely unique.

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Schedule: Tue - Sat Starting Time: 10:30am Startpoint Point: See map below Price: $96

Take a shopping tour with a twist through the charismatic, multicultural hipster suburb of Brunswick — bursting with independent cafés, street art and colourful characters, with plenty of history around every corner. Browse the eclectic shops filled with vintage treasures and products designed and made by Melbourne craftspeople. Visit artists’ studios, meet the artists, and see how they create their wares behind the scenes.

Your Made in Melbourne tour begins outside of Jewell Railway Station in Brunswick. (If you arrive early, nip over to Nice One coffee for delicious, locally roasted coffee.) This suburb is known for its laidback, offbeat vibe, and its multicultural crowd.

Your first set of stops will be at Melbourne “op shops” (North Americans know them as a “thrift stores”). Explore the bustling op shop scene as your guide helps you to design a totally new look.

Next, you’ll meet local fashion designers who make clothing in and around the shops where they sell their unique designs.

Your tour will also lead you down one of Melbourne’s most exciting roads, lined with Victorian architecture and a plethora of locally owned shops. Your guide will take you to meet a variety of shop owners who will share stories of their passion with you.

Later, discover a comic book store where all the books are hand-drawn on site, then nip around the corner to find a shop making custom tote bags from those same comic books.

Toward the end of your tour, you may be working up a hunger, so your guide will be happy to recommend a great spot for lunch.



Made In Melbourne Highlights:

  • Get to know the suburb of Brunswick and its unique culture
  • Discover street art and learn about the characters of the area
  • Browse authentic, unique, sustainable and locally handmade souvenirs
  • Experience first-hand how local artists and craftspeople create their products
  • Reject the fast fashion movement with a visit to a second-hand consignment store and shops selling local handmade goods

Made In Melbourne Starting Point

Outside 15A Union St Brunswick, on the east side of the Jewell Railway Station.