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Address: 11 Nicholson St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 8341 7777
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Description: One of Australia's popular and loved museums! Perfect for the whole...
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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WW1 Exhibition

We were a little disappointed with the WW1 exhibition we expected more. This is not the first time we have been disappointed with an exhibit at the museum. There was lots of props... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We were a little disappointed with the WW1 exhibition we expected more. This is not the first time we have been disappointed with an exhibit at the museum. There was lots of props to fill the gaps and we moved through quite quickly. Don't think we will attend another exhit again. The museum itself is very good and is great... More 

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Greater Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

interesting displays - only had 3 hours to explore, husband went to the military display and I spent the whole time in the area devoted to life in early Melbourne

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A truly awesome museum! Loved the dinosaurs and the human body exhibit. Phar Lap is a must see! Great for the whole family!

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

WW1 exhibition...if you get a chance, see this. It is absolutely marvelous. Worth every cent for the tickets. Also worthwhile paying the $7.50 extra for the audio guide which is GPS assisted. made the experience even more meaningful. After spending almost 3 hours with the war exhibition, we had coffee and a snack at the museum cafe and then spent... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Love the Museum. Spent many a Sunday just browsing through all the artifacts. Many displays which do change from time to time Within the museum is the Imax Theater. Big Screen for documentries and great films. Next door is the old Exhibition Building. Australia's fisrt parliament House great architecure

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Oyster Bay NSW
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

As far as museums go, this one is okay. Like the history section on Melbourne. Gets very full during school holidays. Best to try and visit during the week rather than weekends.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I've been to the Melbourne Museum a few times before, and while it might not be as big as other museums around the world it is no less interesting. Having said that, it isn't a small museum by any standards. You'll find the normal attractions that a museum offers, science-natural-historical exhibits and have a pleasant day out. But i want... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful place to visit. Minimal entry fee, great exhibits to explore. Large, open and airy.

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Melbourne, Australia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

One of my favourite museums. My friend and I came here as a spontaneous trip one day and walked out loving it. We didnt realise just how much time we had been in until we looked and it had been 3 hours. I found the war and the mental health section the best part and very interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Located at the central area of Melbourne, Melbourne Museum is a really good place deserve a visit. Actually one visit will not be enough to our family, so that we upgrade to yearly membership right after our 1st visit. That's a place where both your kids and you can learn in relax and in good mood. Melbourne Museum is free... More 

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Additional Information about Melbourne Museum

Address: 11 Nicholson St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 8341 7777
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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