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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
+61 3 8341 7777
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited in September 2017. We bought tickets for general admission and the bug lab. If you have children the bug lab is great, very educational! If not general admission is fine as there is a large bug section in the museum. So much to see...More

Thank jemmag469
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've been here a couple of times and I will surely come back. This museum accommodates all the necessities in a group of people (there's history, science, aboriginal culture etc.) and to visit it all you might need a whole day!

Thank Ilaria M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Today we visited the Melbourne Museum for the first time in many years , the children’s play area for under 5s can only be described as superb, 2 hours can pass very easily . The Dinosaur and animal exhibition are also first class, we need...More

Thank Ray B
Reviewed 4 days ago

we went to visit the bugs and stayed to walk around the museum too. The Bug Lab was amazing, very interactive and informative for both little kids and big kids alike. Definitely worth a visit when in Melbourne CBD

Thank JDVM
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful and educational museum, great for the kids with interactive and interesting exhibits. Best was the dinosaur and deep sea sections. Parking is expensive though, recommend to purchase parking online in advance for discounts.

Thank YongBin
Reviewed 6 days ago

Came here as we heard much good reviews about Pauline Gandel Children's Gallery. And yes, we were not disappointed. From the interactive space, and areas to interact with parents and babies/toddlers - it was just awesome. Really enjoyed the interactive mirror/music space - and our...More

Thank Shahfii
Reviewed 1 week ago

Typically one does not encounter a rain forest replica in a museum. More than interesting! Follow the docent as he/she describes and transformation, aboriginal tribes, shows you Phar Lap and more. There is a vast section on the native peoples.

Thank Anise2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took 6 kids ranging from 18mth - 9yo and everyone found something interesting. They all enjoyed the kids play area (so gave us adults some time to catch up) Eaterys are quite expensive and busy so pack some supplies.

1  Thank katpirpinias
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the Museum to see the Bug exhibition and enjoyed lots of the displays. A really well thought out museum with something for all ages available.

Thank angelasadventure
Reviewed 1 week ago

The new kids zone is really fun. Our 2 year old loved running around there. It does get absolutely crazy busy though, so probably best to arrive early.

Thank MarkG78_12
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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.
Mel M
3 February 2017|
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Response from VerGiu | Reviewed this property |
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4 January 2017|
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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