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Melbourne Museum

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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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This was our 3rd visit. This year we went for the 100 years of Anzac which was amazing. The museum is well worth a visit everytime.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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Doonan, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

This was our 3rd visit. This year we went for the 100 years of Anzac which was amazing. The museum is well worth a visit everytime.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Took wife & teenage daughter to look, as we had not been there for a few years . It had changed a bit from our last visit ,still a gtreat spot to visit .

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Castlemaine, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A bit scary for young children: lots of monsters, dead animals, and body parts. It could be made much better with less of the noisy sound voices SCREAMING at you. This makes it hard to explain exhibits to children. We had to leave the human body area as much to load. Some boxes for toddles to stand on would also... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We were fortunate enough to visit the museum during the WWI exhibition. Very informative, a great reminder of how fortunate we are today.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I had my Son and Grandson with me and this was our second visit to the Museum. We spent over three hours there and had a great time exploring all the displays. Great afternoon outing and filled in our afternoon at very little cost - worth the time out to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

sooooooooooo many animals are there , very interesting especially the dinosaurs skeletons , kids will love it , the birds , mammals , everything there is audio and video explanations by every model , and many games and scientific experiments you can try them by your self ,

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I did not expect the Melbourne Museum to be so nice!! It's very large, modern, full of many interactive and interesting exhibits that we got lost in (in a good way). We did not realize we spent 5 hours there, and we could've spent more! This is what a city museum SHOULD be. I'm from Toronto, and I think this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

World class museum and full of interesting and educational exhibits. Don't underestimate the time needed to fully appreciate everything.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

Melbourne museum is an outstanding facility.In addition to its regular static displays it features special displays. In this centenary of ANZAC, the current WW1 exhibition should not be missed. The curation is fantastic and tells the horror of the terrible first world war through the eyes of ordinary people and their lived experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Always love coming here. The exhibits are engaging and hands on. I especially love the Mind exhibit. They have a lot of old medical equipment used in lunatic asylums and it's a great way to see how far treatment for mental health has come!

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