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Australian Centre for the Moving Image

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Address: Flinders Street | Federation Square, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 8663 2583
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Description: Gallery featuring innovative contemporary and historic Australian...
Gallery featuring innovative contemporary and historic Australian screen-based art through interactive exhibits, large-scale projections, computer animations and digital media.
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Visit when have some free time at Fed Square

Situated at Federation Square, a visit to ACMI is a good thing to do if you're at a loose end for an hour and need to keep the youngsters among you amused. ACMI has free permanent... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Situated at Federation Square, a visit to ACMI is a good thing to do if you're at a loose end for an hour and need to keep the youngsters among you amused. ACMI has free permanent exhibits plus a paid-entry temporary gallery. The Screen World exhibit catalogs our journey of screen obsession over the years with touch/play interactions with the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

The outside structure was so lovely!! :) its worth a visit if you are spending more than 2 nights in Melbourne :) The place is really nice :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

My friends and I had a day in Melbourne with no plans, so we stopped by this museum, as it was conveniently located near our hotel, and had a great time perusing their exhibits. Lots of fun Aussie movie trivia as well as old video game testers and more film and cinematic displays.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We went to the permanent exhibition, Screen Worlds, which is free. Sometimes you have to pay for the special exhibitions. Screen Worlds provides a good walkthrough of the major developments in film, television and digital entertainment both in Australia and internationally. There are a lot of fun interactive exhibits. The highlights for me were the zoetrope and Anthony McCalls' 'You... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This is totally free exhibit.There is quite of interactive projects and is goog din for children about 8 years or older.

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Fernie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

A fantastic free exhibition of early moving pictures, old movies and TV programmes and of course up to date technology and video games - and best of all free

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Went here on the Melbourne White Night and it was a very interesting place. We saw various cartoons that were presented. We did enjoy our visit.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I have visited this place quite a few times since it opened way back in the day. It is always a fascinating place to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

A wonderful presentation of the history of moving images in Australia. Worth the trip. Plus it's location in Federation Square is a great bonus.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This place will walk you through the history of moving arts. It is educational and fun. You can also play some video games.

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