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Plaque commemorates the centenary of the opening of the Exhibition Building for the Melbourne International Exhibition in 1880.
The Royal Exhibition Building is a World Heritage Site-listed building in Melbourne, Australia, completed in 1880. It was built to host the Melbourne International Exhibition in 1880-1881 and later hosted the opening of the first Parliament of Australia in 1901.
|Address:||Nicholson Street, Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, 3053|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.804977|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1880|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1881|
|Monument Designer:||Joseph Reed (architect)|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 1st October, 1980|
H. R. H. Princess Alexandra, the Honourable Mrs. Angus Ogilvy on 1st October, 1980 unveiled this plaque to commemorate the centenary of the opening of the Exhibition Building for the Melbourne International Exhibition 1880-81 and the official opening of the Centennial Hall and the Melbourne International Centenary Exhibition 1980
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