Visiting the Market

Melbourne Market is a wholesale market and is not open to the public. However, public tours are regularly scheduled to allow visitors to experience the wonderful sights, smells and sounds of the market during trade.

For information on how to to get to the Market, visit the ‘Find us’ page.


Melbourne Market has partnered with tour service, C the Market, to offer regular public tours of the Market during trade. Visitors can learn about the fresh produce industry and the supply chain from farm to plate.

Visit the C the Market website for more information about upcoming tour dates and to make a booking.

The Melbourne Market Authority recognises the important role that industry stakeholders and associations play in promoting fresh produce in Victoria. Industry stakeholders and associations, and prospective Market businesses wanting to visit the Market are encouraged to contact the Melbourne Market Authority to discuss options.

Journalists are welcome to discuss media opportunities by contacting Melbourne Market Authority.

Those wishing to take images in the market need to apply using the Film and Still Photography Application Form.

Visitors to tenants are required to fill out the following request form. The MMA will contact you with approval shortly.

Your Full Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Your Mobile Number (required)

Expected Time In (required)

Expected Time Out (required)

Date (required)

Vehicle Registration (required)

Purpose of visit (required)

Market Tenant Contact Name (required)

Market Tenant Company Name (required)

Market Tenant Mobile Number (required)

Market Tenant Email Address (required)


Visitors are required to report on arrival to:

Security Gate House
Gate 1, Melbourne Market
55 Produce Drive, Epping

Generally, visitors are permitted on site after 8.00am daily.

Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your meeting and park in P1 visitor car park located in front of the administration building. View the site map here.

All visitors are required to complete a short induction prior to entering the site and must be picked up from the Gate House by their host.

For information on how to to get to the Market, visit the ‘Find us’ page.

Children under 15 years of age are not permitted in the Market in the interests of their safety. However the MMA recognises for some families, providing children exposure to the Market is part of the education process to ensure they’re equipped to one day manage the family business.

As a result, the MMA will relax this rule on two days only during the September school holidays on Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 September.

The details: 

  • All children entering the Market must be pre-registered and approved by the MMA.
  • Children under 15 years old are not permitted in the Market except for nominated days as advised by the MMA.
  • The trial will be limited to the first 100 registered children, so be sure to download the registration form and return it to the MMA as soon as possible to secure your child’s visit.
  • Employees must have the approval of their business nominee prior to submitting their form to the MMA.

Please note, any unregistered children found on site will need to be immediately removed by the responsible adult. A breach of the conditions of the trial or Market Operating Rules will incur penalties for the Access Card holder and their employer.

To register your child for the trial, click on the link below to download the form or for more information contact the MMA on 9258 6100.

For all enquiries call 03 9258 6100

8AM - 4PM, MON - FRI