Manchester Unity Building Tours

Join us at 1932 Cafe & Restaurant for an exclusive Art Deco dining experience plus a formal, 1-hour guided tour of the Manchester Unity Building, including the iconic boardroom and rooftop terrace!

Tour Route: Manchester Unity Building Arcade, the lifts and Melbourne’s first escalator, Level 1 Smile Solutions (Old Mezzanine Shopping Level), Level 12 Collins Street Orthodontics (Old Penthouse), Rooftop and External Tower, Level 11 Smile Central and the Boardroom.

Tours run one Sunday per month. Dates are released online 1-2 months prior to the event.


We can’t wait to recommence tours in 2021!

We have answered the most frequently asked questions below, but please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any further queries.

FAQs

When will tours recommence?
As soon as it’s possible to do so in line with restrictions. We’re currently working through the logistics and hoping to recommence by March 2021.

When will you release the next tour dates?
Dates will be released in early 2021.

My gift voucher has expired, what should I do?
Gift vouchers that expired during 2020 will be extended by 12 months from the date of our first tour next year. It will automatically update in the system so you don’t need to action anything.

When can I book the next tour?
We will send an email to our subscribers as well as make announcements on Instagram and Facebook. You can also subscribe to our newsletter to stay up-to-date with news, special offers and tour date announcements.


Breakfast Tours

  • Treat yourself, family or friends to a 1932 dining and tour experience including sparkling wine, breakfast and dessert at 1932 Cafe & Restaurant in Melbourne’s most renowned Art Deco building. Choose from a delicious set menu before embarking on a formal guided 1 hour tour of the Manchester Unity Building.

    Experience includes a glass of sparkling on arrival, breakfast, dessert and coffee or tea plus a one-hour formal guided tour. Click here to view a sample menu.

    Choose from one of the following sessions:

    • 8:30am Breakfast Tour
    • 10:15am Breakfast Tour

    Cost: $65 per person

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Lunch Tours

  • Join us for a dining and tour experience including a glass of sparkling wine, lunch and dessert at 1932 Cafe & Restaurant in Melbourne’s most renowned Art Deco building. Choose from a delicious set menu before embarking on a formal guided 1 hour tour of the Manchester Unity Building.

    Experience includes a glass of sparkling on arrival, lunch, dessert and coffee or tea plus a one-hour formal guided tour. Click here to view a sample menu.

    Choose from one of the following sessions:

    • 12:15pm Lunch Tour
    • 2:00pm Lunch Tour

    Cost: $75 per person

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Cheese & Wine Tours

  • If you have a love for all things Cheese, Wine and Melbourne, this event is definitely for you! Join us at 1932 Cafe & Restaurant for an Art Deco cheese and wine pairing experience followed by a formal guided tour of Melbourne’s most renowned Neo-Gothic building. Enjoy a glass of bubbly on arrival and a selection of three hand picked Savour & Grace cheeses, paired with the perfect glass of wine plus cheese accompaniments, handmade desserts and coffee or tea.

    Experience includes a selection of three cheeses and matching wines, dessert and coffee or tea plus a one-hour formal guided tour. Click here to view a sample menu.

    Cheese & Wine Tour session starts at 3:45pm.

    Cost: $60 per person

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Gift Vouchers

  • Treat someone special to an exclusive Art Deco 1932 dining experience and formal, 1 hour guided tour of the Manchester Unity Building. Select a breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea session, all include champagne and dessert at 1932 Cafe & Restaurant, for your family or friends to book at a later date.

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