Forum Melbourne

154 Flinders St. (at Russell St), Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
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  • Today
    • 6:00 PM–Midnight
  • Sat
    • 3:00 PM–4:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 5:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Tue–Wed
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 6:00 PM–11:00 PM
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Situated in the heart of Melbourne's CBD on Flinders Street, the Forum Theatre with its unique Gothic-Romanesque architecture, is the place-to-be for live performances of various artists, both local and international.


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  • Jess S.

    stare at the ceiling and pretend you're in harry potter

    Jess Sneddon · April 14, 2011
  • Matt H.

    Quality venue with reasonable priced drinks. Variety of bands play here too.

    Matt Holt · December 9, 2010
  • Atticus R.

    Can't wait to be Bord(oms) in a really good way in the "boadrum" @ The Forum!

    Atticus Radley · October 9, 2010
  • Dylan H.

    The staff are really good looking

    Dylan Henry · February 15, 2013
  • Bianca

    The exterior Gargoyles & interior architecture features are AWESOME!!!

    Bianca · August 8, 2012
  • Dean L.

    This is quite simply the best big place to see a live bandin Melbourne. Beautiful building, great band room, great soud system Read more

    Dean Lombard · October 3, 2011
  • everguide

    Get there early to get a booth, but we prefer the front row.

    everguide · May 13, 2011
  • mikey 👾

    The booths are awesome for quick n freaky sex and/drugs.

    mikey 👾 · October 15, 2010
  • mikey 👾

    Right up the back, or way down the front. This remains one of Melbourne's best music venues.

    mikey 👾 · February 27, 2013
  • James N.

    This years @createawards was a blistering success, rock on. Read more

    James Noble · September 26, 2011
  • Cookie D.

    One of the most beautiful movie theatres in melbourne. Hidden on top of the Forum theatre!

    Cookie Daux · July 24, 2011
  • Myriam B.

    Lovely movie theater. The architecture inside is beautiful.

    Myriam Boutin · August 23, 2014
  • Jackson B.

    Melbourne Comedy Festival, Axis of Awesome! Going to be amazing. :)

    Jackson B · April 14, 2013
  • Dan L.

    going tonight to see Sage Francis, should be good!!!

    Dan Larkin · October 15, 2010
  • JoAnne F.

    Hope Sandoval. She walked off in the middle of the set. Hello?Beautiful venue though.

    JoAnne Frances · August 2, 2010
  • Sooz Y.

    June 5-Rickie Lee Jones with..... Mum and Dad!!!!!

    Sooz Yip · April 25, 2010
  • Andrew D.


    Andrew Dal Pozzo · March 3, 2010
  • Pedro M.

    One of the best venues in Melbourne. Great space and decor, plenty of space to stand or sit and you can feel a bit of history inside.

    Pedro Merces · 3 weeks ago
  • Matt

    Best venue for live music! I love this place

    Matt · December 4, 2014
  • Tomfoolery

    Incredibly strange interior design, faux Ancient Rome thing in plaster. Cheesy but kinda good.

    Tomfoolery · November 1, 2014
  • Red H.

    Beautiful old theatre! A great place to take in some entertainment

    Red Hendery · October 30, 2014
  • John

    The Franz Ferdinand opening band was the worst I've heard in 35 years of concerts.

    John · November 14, 2013
  • Ratih

    Also a Ticketmaster outlet. Opens Mon-Fri 9am-6pm.

    Ratih · December 7, 2012
  • Brendan T.

    Wonderful music venue and a pretty awesome place to hang out at during the Melbourne International Film Festival.

    Brendan Tonkin · January 10, 2012
  • Belinda B.

    A beautiful venue decked out in weird Grecian statues and kitch architecture. Get a booth for a good view and a nice sit down.

    Belinda B · January 8, 2012
  • Jess Genevieve B.

    Explosions in the Sky

    Jess Genevieve Brown · December 8, 2011
  • Sho' Nuff

    Take extra care not to accidentally sit on Rove McManus.

    Sho' Nuff · November 10, 2011
  • Natasha S.

    Props to management for offering free cloak room to patrons. Almost unheard of nowadays!

    Natasha Sage · November 4, 2011
  • Paul L.

    Make sure you buy a beer for the guy/gal operating the lights

    Paul Lim · October 21, 2011
  • Johnathan C.

    If your here for the comedy festival the down staris area you are first sent in to next to the bar YOU CAN SIT ANYWHERE.

    Johnathan Clarke · April 9, 2011

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