Drum Theatre is located in central Dandenong and very easy to get to, no matter which mode of transport you choose. It's a short stroll from Dandenong train station and there is a bus stop located directly behind The Drum on Langhorne Street with routes to Melbourne CBD.
By road the Drum is easily reached via major road networks, including the Monash Freeway, Princes Highway and Eastlink.
Drum Theatre is situated at 226 Lonsdale Street, Dandenong, on the corner of Lonsdale and Walker streets.
There is a bus stop located directly behind The Drum in Langhorne Street. Check out the Public Transport Victoria website for details of buses that stop here. Dandenong Train Station is also just a short walk from the theatre.
For easiest access to The Drum, parking is available at Council’s carparks at 28 Langhorne Street and 56-60 McCrae Street, Dandenong.
The Drum is pleased to provide a free parking voucher for these carparks for patrons attending Encore Matinee Series shows. Please enquire when you purchase your ticket for further details.
There is a 5 minute parking zone located in Walker Street alongside Drum Theatre for short visits to the Ticket Office.
In addition, there is also paid commercial car parking available in The Hub Arcade behind The Drum, free parking at Dandenong Plaza (a five minute walk from the theatre) and street angle metered parking in Lonsdale and neighbouring streets. Please check the parking signs to ensure your street park duration is not shorter than the performance duration.
Drum Theatre is fully accessible, with a wheelchair-friendly foyer, accessible toilets, and access to a five minute drop-off zone next to the theatre in Walker Street.
The theatre has flat-floor access to row AA in the dress circle and row C in the stalls. The dress circle can be accessed via the lift located in the foyer. Row C has easy access on either end to cater for wheel chairs or patrons with walking frames, and if required, seats can be removed in banks of three to allow space for more than one wheel chair. Please ensure you request this through the Drum Theatre Box Office in advance of the performance date, as this is subject to availability and must be pre-arranged.
Food and Drink
Located in the foyer, The Drum Cafe and Bar is a fully licensed bar serving a range of hot and cold beverages, snacks, confectionery, muffins and biscuits.
The bar is the perfect place for a coffee and cake before a matinee performance or a glass of wine before an evening performance. And no visit to the theatre would be complete without an ice cream at interval. The bar is open one hour before every performance held in the theatre.
You can avoid the queues at interval by pre-ordering your interval drinks and confectionery before the performance. Simply visit the bar before the show, place your order and your requested items will be available immediately for collection from the bar at the start of interval. No waiting, no hassles – just the way a night at the theatre should be.