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Announcement Fortress Melbourne will be closed to the general public from 5PM Thurs 5 Aug until further notice. Ticket holders & Bookings will be contacted via email & phone to arrange rescheduling.

Finding us

We’re located inside Emporium Shopping Centre, on the Lower Ground floor.  

Our merchandise store/reception is open during regular Emporium trading hours, but the venue opens at slightly different hours. After hours entry is open after Emporium closes, and is located on 23 Caledonian Lane.


No! We welcome walk-ins, however to avoid a potential wait time we recommend bookings. With 2-levels of games, restaurant & bar space, we’ve got plenty of room to accommodate your socially distanced fun!


Due to the most recent COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the state government of Victoria today, Fortress Melbourne will be closed from 5pm Thur 5 Aug until further notice.

Please note: Due to liquor licensing laws, persons under 18 cannot enter without a responsible adult or be inside Fortress Melbourne past 8pm. 

emporium entrance

Our Emporium entrance is accessible via  Shop 25, Lower Ground, Emporium Shopping Centre. 

This entrance is only accessible during Emporium Melbourne shopping hours.

caledonian lane entrance

Fortress Melbourne’s Caledonian Lane entrance is accessible via 23 Caledonian Lane, Melbourne, 3000. 

This entrance/exit is only open after Emporium Melbourne is closed.


getting here


The closest parking locations are at Melbourne Central (enter via La Trobe or Lonsdale Street) and the Strand. 

Limited street parking is available on Elizabeth Street and Lonsdale Street.

public transport

Melbourne Central Train Station: 5 minute walk through Mall towards Emporium.

Tram: Routes on Elizabeth Street and Swanston Street stop at Bourke Street Mall, which is a 5 minute walk away.

Bus: The closest bus stop is located at Melbourne Central on Lonsdale Street.

For detailed directions to Fortress Melbourne, use the PTV journey planner here.