Visitor Guide

General FAQs

Friday 11th October 2019 – 9am to 9pm

Saturday 12th October 2019 – 9am to 9pm

Sunday 13th October 2019 – 9am to 5pm

 Royal Exhibition Building



Undercover parking is available under the Melbourne Museum, entrance via Rathdowne St or Nicholson St. Please 
click here for parking rates.



Further discounted parking has been negotiated at Secure Parking at 59 Lonsdale Street, a short 10 minute walk from the Royal Exhibition Building. Please use the promo code MOTOR19 for a rate of $8/day . This can be booked up to 45 days ahead but only valid for the 12th and 13th of October. Parking must be booked online and paid for at least 30 mins BEFORE arriving at the car park, please click here to book.




Should you have an organised bus to drop off or collect passengers. There are zones located each end of the Plaza on both Nicholson and Rathdowne Streets, there is no bus parking onsite at the venue.


If you are interested in volunteering at Motorclassica, please contact:

Mathew Green
Operations Coordinator
Phone: (02) 9556 8868

You can plan your trip using PTV's journey planner. Transport options include:

  • Tram – 86 or 96, corner of Nicholson and Gertrude Streets
  • Tram – Free City Circle tram to Victoria Parade
  • Train – City loop train to Parliament Station
  • Bus – Routes 250, 251 and 402 to Rathdowne Street

Yes, there will be a cloakroom at the information desk for you to store your purchases and bags, however, spaces are limited.

You can re-enter the Show during the same day. Just make sure you receive a pass-out stamp upon exiting.

A range of accommodation is located around the Royal Exhibition Building

 Best Western Plus Travel Inn Hotel

The Best Western Plus Travel Inn Hotel in Carlton on the fringe of Melbourne CBD features quality accommodation along with exceptional customer service. We offer a range of rooms with king, queen or twin beds. Guest facilities include hotel restaurant & bar, 24 hour reception, outdoor heated swimming pool in a landscaped courtyard, secure hotel car parking and free wifi.

With easy access to public transport and major freeways, The Best Western Plus Travel Inn Hotel is your place to stay in Carlton

Please use the booking code EXHIBITION when booking on


Melbourne Marriott Hotel

Located in the central business district ('The CBD'), the modern hotel is within walking distance to the Princess Theatre, Her Majesty's Theatre and Comedy Theatre. Settle into the stylish, spacious rooms and suites, featuring marble bathrooms, plush bedding and Wi-Fi access - many with Melbourne skyline views. Additional perks for your Melbourne visit include an Executive Lounge, an indoor saltwater pool, a 24/7 fitness centre and delicious dining at our hotel restaurant. Join us for cocktails in our upscale Elements Bar and Lounge. When you're ready to venture out, you'll find Marvel Stadium, the Royal Exhibition Building and the Melbourne Cricket Ground nearby. Make plans to experience the city centre of Melbourne, Australia, in memorable fashion here at Melbourne Marriott Hotel.

To book: (03) 9662 3900


Motorclassica Calendar of Events FAQs

Motorclassica has various features throughout the weekend. Check back here at a later date to view of Calendar of Events to plan your Motorclassica experience.

More than 80 exhibitors offer a range of products and services specifically for those who enjoy the motoring lifestyle, from restoration and maintenance to touring destinations and garagenalia. Check our the he 2019 exhibitor list here.

We'd love the opportunity to showcase your brand to the Motorclassica community. To find out more about exhibiting at Motorclassica, click here.

Featuring the finest automobiles and motorcycles from around Australia and beyond, the Australian International Concours d’Elegance is recognised around the World as the southern hemisphere’s most prestigious and unique competition of beauty, design and provenance. Click here for more information.

Tour Classica will be running from 10am Thursday 10th October 2019 starting at Alexandra Gardens. Click here to find out more. 

Proudly presented by Lorbek Luxury Cars, Club Sandwich took to Museum Plaza of the Royal Exhibition Building exhibiting a display of classic & vintage favourites. Different clubs will be visible each day and will have a variety of cars on display.

Have you ever wondered how a car or motorcycle gets to that award winning Concours standard? Then you are luck! We have teamed up with Maskells Customs & Classics to showcase their talents in 5 stages of restoration. 2018 was the first time in Motorclassica history that we had anything like this on display and it was a huge hit. Click here to find out more

Much like the rest of the world changing through the digital and technology trends, the automotive industry is also changing. Here at Motorclassica we understand that we need to embrace what the future holds for this industry. Click here to see what is planned for 2019. 

This is your chance to get up close and personal with our special guests on stage. Our stage presentations are informative on a wide range of topics.

Going to the drive ins and watching a movie from your car is a classic past time. These days the cars used in movies are as much as the movie star as the actors themselves. This year we will have a live stream of Bathurst!

The children are our future! Our Schools Program has been running for two years now. Since inception we have brought in over 260 children between the ages of 12-16 where they are still at that impressible stage in their life. Hosting a Friday school's excursion at Motorclassica opens the opportunity for these teens to ask the right questions and see if the automotive industry is for them. 

Ticketing FAQs

General Admission Tickets

(Companion card is accepted along with purchase of one valid general admission ticket)

The Companion Card is for people with significant permanent disability who can demonstrate that due to the impact of the disability they are unable to attend most community activities or events without attendant care, and that need is life-long


(5 - 15 years)


(2 adults and 2 children under 16 years)


(Must present pensioner card. Not valid of senior for concession cards)


VIP Passes

VIP Pass holders: Please you will need to print or download your ticket purchase confirmation to your smartphone and bring this with you to the box office to collect your VIP package. Valid ID and card purchaser required at time of collection, no exceptions.

VIP 3 Day Pass
Includes 3 day VIP entry. Free show guide, invite to the VIP Opening Night Cocktail Party and all-day hospitality in the VIP Lounge.
VIP 1 Day Pass - Friday
Includes 1 day VIP entry. Free show guide and all-day hospitality in the VIP Lounge.
VIP 1 Day Pass - Saturday
Includes 1 day VIP entry. Free show guide and all-day hospitality in the VIP Lounge.
VIP 1 Day Pass - Sunday
Includes 1 day VIP entry. Free show guide and all-day hospitality in the VIP Lounge.

Motorclassica After Five

Motorclassica After Five - Adult/Pensioner
* Includes a glass of wine on arrival (must be over 18 years of age)
* Valid for entry only after 5pm, Friday or Saturday only

Multi-Day Pass

2 Day Entry - Adult
(Allows an individual to gain entry to the Show on two separate days)

2 Day Entry - Pensioner
(Allows an individual to gain entry to the Show on two separate days)


Tickets can be purchased online or at the gate. 

Can't seem to locate your purchased tickets in your inbox. Please contact our ticketing provide, Lup, at or fill out the "Re-Send My Ticket" form here.

You can pre-purchase your tickets online, that way you won't have to line up at the box office and race on it. Just make sure you have tickets either printed or downloaded to your smartphone ( although highly recommend just using your phone to help save printing paper). If you are not as tech-savvy then you can certainly purchase tickets at the box office from our friendly attendants. However we recommend purchasing VIP tickets prior to arrival as these regularly sell out.

If you want to experience 5-star catering and have a central place to sit back and relax during Motorclassica then purchasing a VIP ticket is just for you. You have a choice to purchase a 3 day or 1 day VIP ticket from a modest starting price of $120.00. Tickets are now available online.

To see what is included in the VIP ticket please click here.


Pick up your VIP pack in advance at the Royal Exhibition Building before the start of the event to avoid queues. Opening dates and times to be confirmed at a later stage.

If you are looking for a quieter and more cost effective time to experience Motorclassica, then Motorclassica After Five is for you. Come and join us on either Friday or Saturday after evening and collect your glass of wine on arrival and experience Motorclassica at your pleasurably leisure. All this just for $25 and you still have time to head on out to dinner afterwards. Tickets are now available online.

Motorclassica 2019 Dates

Friday 11th October – 9am to 9pm

Saturday 12th October – 9am to 9pm

Sunday 13th October – 9am to 5pm

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