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A plaque commemorates the centenary of the opening of the Great Hall of the Royal Exhibition Building.
The Royal Exhibition Building is the only surviving Great Hall that once housed a 19th-century international exhibition and is still used for exhibitions. In 1880, when it was built, the Great Hall was the largest building in Australia, and the highest building in Melbourne.
|Address:||Nicholson Street, Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, 3053|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.804977|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||29-May-1880|
|Actual Event End Date:||29-May-1980|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Thursday 29th May, 1980|
To commemorate the centenary of the opening of the Great Hall for the first time to the general public on May 29th 1880 This plaque was unveiled by the Honourable Norman Lacy, M.P. Minister for the Arts one hundred years later
The Exhibition Trustees [ Names ]