Visit Information

Need to know where to park, hang your coat or grab a bite to eat?

Here you’ll find all the information you need to ensure your next visit to MCEC is as effortless as it is unforgettable.

Getting to MCEC by car

If you’re being dropped off at the Exhibition Centre, our Clarendon Street entrance is the closest entrance. If you’re getting a lift to the Convention Centre, the entrance near DFO is the closest drop off point. If you’re driving in, there is an abundance of convenient secure car parking available around MCEC. Nearby options include the South Wharf Retail, Siddeley St, Freeway and Montague Street car parks.

Prefer to park onsite? Wilson Parking operates a secure underground car park at MCEC that offers a range of flexible rates. Book online before you visit to ensure you’re guaranteed a great spot.

Book a car spot online

Eat and Drink at MCEC

Whether you’re craving coffee and cake, pre-show cocktails or something more substantial, MCEC boasts a deliciously diverse selection of world-class food and beverage options. Championing fresh local and seasonal produce and eco-friendly packaging, our cash-free bars and cafes offer everything from fine dining to fast food.

Melbourne at your doorstep

MCEC is front and centre in our wonderful city. Alongside the Yarra River and just a stroll from the city’s famous restaurants, bars, shops and arts precinct. With direct access to quality accommodation (Pan Pacific Melbourne and Novotel Melbourne South Wharf) and parking and public transport on our doorstep, we couldn’t be more convenient if we tried. 

10% off dining in South Wharf

Attending an event at MCEC? Show your event ticket or lanyard to receive 10% off at participating restaurants and bars.


Vision impairment

Braille is provided on all room door signage and fixed directional signage throughout the venue. MCEC is guide dog friendly and welcomes any registered assistance dogs into all areas of the building.

Assisted hearing

Most meeting rooms within the Convention Centre are equipped with TTA Hearing Assisted telephones, and hearing assisted devices available to hire. To book, call our Customer Service team on +61 3 9235 8000 or email

Wheelchair access

There are accessible toilets, ramps and lifts throughout our venue, including lift access from the car parks. If you’d like to hire a wheelchair from us, call our Customer Service team on +61 3 9235 8000 or email us at

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Parent Rooms

Our Parent Rooms offer a comfortable and private space for parents and children. Located in both the Convention and Exhibition Centres, these feature everything you need to change or feed in privacy and comfort.

Cloak room

Looking for somewhere to store your coat, pram or luggage? Visit our Customer Service desk at either the Convention Centre Place or Clarendon Street entrances and our friendly staff will happily lighten your load.

Charging Stations

Power on with work or finish off that assignment at one of our many conveniently located charging stations throughout the building.

Cash-free Venue

MCEC now operates as an entirely cash-free venue, we kindly ask visitors to exclusively use electronic payment.