Forum Melbourne

Music Venue, Comedy Club, and Movie Theater
154 Flinders St. (at Russell St), Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Hours:
None listed (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 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
  • Fri
    • 6:00 PM–Midnight
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)

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.

8.7/10

Based on 124 votes

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  • What you need to know
    Johnathan C.
    your here for the comedy festival(2 Tips)
    Myriam B.
    The architecture inside is beautiful.(3 Tips)
    Matt
    Best venue for live music!(2 Tips)
    everguide
    Get there early to get a booth, but we prefer the front row.(3 Tips)
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  • 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 · February 5
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  • Matt

    Best venue for live music! I love this place

    Matt · December 4, 2014
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  • Tomfoolery

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

    Tomfoolery · November 1, 2014
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  • Red H.

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

    Red Hendery · October 30, 2014
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  • Myriam B.

    Lovely movie theater. The architecture inside is beautiful.

    Myriam Boutin · August 23, 2014
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  • John

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

    John · November 14, 2013
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  • Jackson B.

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

    Jackson B · April 14, 2013
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  • mikey 👾

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

    mikey 👾 · February 27, 2013
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  • Dylan H.

    The staff are really good looking

    Dylan Henry · February 15, 2013
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  • Ratih

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

    Ratih · December 7, 2012
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  • Bianca

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

    Bianca · August 8, 2012
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Jess Genevieve B.

    Explosions in the Sky

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

    Take extra care not to accidentally sit on Rove McManus.

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

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

    Natasha Sage · November 4, 2011
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  • Paul L.

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

    Paul Lim · October 21, 2011
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  • 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
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  • James N.

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

    James Noble · September 26, 2011
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  • Cookie D.

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

    Cookie Daux · July 24, 2011
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  • everguide

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

    everguide · May 13, 2011
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  • Jess S.

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

    Jess Sneddon · April 14, 2011
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  • 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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  • Matt H.

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

    Matt Holt · December 9, 2010
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  • mikey 👾

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

    mikey 👾 · October 15, 2010
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  • Dan L.

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

    Dan Larkin · October 15, 2010
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  • Atticus R.

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

    Atticus Radley · October 9, 2010
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  • Sooz Y.

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

    Sooz Yip · April 25, 2010
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  • Andrew D.

    Franz!!!!

    Andrew Dal Pozzo · March 3, 2010
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