717 Flinders St Docklands
- (03) 9629 7083
The Mission to Seafarers has operated from its heritage-listed building at Flinders Street since 1917. Australia relies on shipping and seafarers to connect to the world and to bring goods to our homes for the economy to thrive, and for the health of our island nation. The Mission to Seafarers provides welfare services to support the tireless work, isolation and hardships faced by those seafarers
The recently renovated building is architecturally significant and is considered a fine urban example of a merging of the ‘Arts and Crafts’ and ‘Spanish Mission Revival’ architectural styles in Melbourne.
Open daily to the public from 12pm, visitors are encouraged to take a self-guided tour through the building’s collection of stories of Melbourne’s maritime history, and to explore the Norla Dome, learn the history of the Chapel, peak inside long-lost nooks and discover the hidden garden and courtyard.
The enchanting design offers a unique venue for functions and events of all styles and sizes; with full bar facilities, a commercial kitchen, and all within the heart of Docklands and short stroll from the CBD.