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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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"jurassic world"
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"human body"
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"natural history"
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"jurassic park"
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"stuffed animals"
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"all ages"
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"children's area"
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"carlton gardens"
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"interactive displays"
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"great exhibits"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum is fantastic. We spent 5 hours there and did about half . All my kids loved it. Don’t miss this gem in beautiful gardens and easy access

Thank Susan H
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

...compared to other exhibits we gave visited in the past. Very 2D...lots of repitition and unless you know absolutely nothing about the Vikings, don't waste your money. Expensive.

Thank TrishFD
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We often take our grandchildren to the Melbourne Museum - it is always interesting and well displayed. Food is not cheap there

Thank denro2017
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was good. The whale bone was amazing. Lots of stuffed animals. Kids will enjoy. Boring fr youngsters Lol.

Thank Malathinc
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Adult only event once a month at the museum. Great night for something different. Music, drinks, food & you get to wonder through the museums exhibit's. very good price tip jump on line a week or so before event I got our tickets for $25...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I was really impressed by this museum and how the displays are laid out within the building. The room housing the animal displays almost took my breath away. A must visit

Thank Elena R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a really nice experience. It is pretty good for family and friends but I don't suggest bringing young kids because there isn't much to enjoy as they won't understand most of the displays. Overall it is a good experience to understand some of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

you can knowing something about first people in Australia. where they lived and .... free WiFi is available every where

Thank aaddmi n
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the Viking exhibit terribly disappointing, nothing much to see a total waste of money. The best part of the tiny exhibit was a replica boat located outside the display hall and even that wasn't great. I couldn't believe that $28 was charged for...More

3  Thank Alan C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum has many set exhibitions which are quite nice and fun for the kids. My kids liked the earth-space exhibit and the human body exhibit. They are changing and adding things all the time, so we find something new each time we come. The...More

Thank Jennifer M
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Rossina S
2 April 2018|
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Response from Travelaround59 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry made a mistake with a different museum! We bought the tickets on the spot and it wasn't busy.
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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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