Carlton Gardens Timeline

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1880 - Carlton Gardens Established

Approx. 1880 - Approx. 1881

Carlton Gardens and the Exhibition Building established for the 1880 World Exhibition

1901 - First Australian Parliament

Approx. 1901 - Approx. 1902

The first Australian Parliament was held in the Exhibition Building

1928 - Perimeter Fence Removed

Approx. 1928 - Approx. 1929

The perimeter fence surrounding Carlton Gardens was taken down leaving only bluestone

1999 - Melbourne Museum Established

Approx. 1999 - Approx. 2000

The Melbourne Museum was first opened to the public

2001 - North Playground Established

Approx. 2001 - Approx. 2002

The playground in the north of the Gardens was constructed

2004 - World Heritage Status

Approx. 2004 - Approx. 2005

Carlton Gardens and the Exhibition Building gained World Heritage Status