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Melbourne Museum

11 Nicholson Pl | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 8341 7777
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One of Australia's popular and loved museums! Perfect for the whole family, Melbourne Museum showcases Australian social history, Aboriginal cultures, science and the environment. Inside: Experience Victorian and Australian Aboriginal culture - from the time of Creation through to today; Marvel at the history and development of Melbourne; Walk through a living forest; Surround yourself with life-size dinosaurs and animals from around the world; - Enter a world of dreams, emotions, thoughts and memories in the Mind and Body Gallery; Visit the Children's Gallery for a world designed especially for childrend aged 3 0 8 years old; Be immersed in the latest IMAX films;- Discover the rich history of the World Heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building, and that's just the start! Melbourne Museum is located adjacent to the World Heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton and is home to IMAX Melbourne and the Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre.
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11 Nicholson Pl | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

While not the most extensive collection you will see, it is comprehensive and of excellent quality. The rain-forest is a particular favourite.

Thank Joshua G
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of concrete, confusion and cost. Car park is expensive, place is too spread out, not very inviting. Displays in odd places, steps going nowhere and queue for everything.

Thank Elizabeth d
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of the best museums in the world (in my opinion). Great too for an interesting half day inside.

Thank freddielola
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We found the museum a bit hard to negotiate and we missed a few things. There are plenty of things to look at but I didn't see any priceless treasures.Still a worthwhile visit though.

Thank Steve L
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I got to see some of the exhibits for free during White Night 2018 and was impressed by the quality of the displays and the information presented. There are also great play areas for the little ones. I will definitely be back to visit the...More

Thank stephanie_sandiego1
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a great museum w/ lots of interesting & interactive things to see/do...especially for kids. My favorite part was seeing the First Peoples section...the aboriginal artifacts were intriguing...as well as seeing & reading about the various tribes/sects.

Thank kyivite
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited after hearing excellent feedback from our grandchildren! It is a modern building approached by a lovely walk through Carlton Gardens from the tram stop. It has a good cafe with plenty of choices and lots of room. The exhibitions are well laid out...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Yup the rainforest display with trees, birds, reptiles, frogs, etc. Is so interesting that you could spend hours just sitting there waiting for the forest life to come to you. I am not so keen in dinosaurs skeletons or stuffed animals but the exhibit is...More

Thank Travelaround59
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My boyfriend and I visited here during a weekday but it was still very busy. I would advise arriving early to avoid some of the crowds and also to ensure you get the chance to see everything as there are so many displays. My favourite...More

1  Thank Cat D
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great free tour which helps to understand parts of it and where to go after it. Good inner collections.

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Robert S
22 March 2017|
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Response from Dque | Reviewed this property |
Free for children, pensioners and students. $14 as others have said for adults.
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Response from jlaford1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there's a large section with Aboriginal artifacts, found it to be very interesting
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