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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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A fascinating way to spend a wet afternoon in Melbourne!

This is a great exhibition and its free! A fascinating display of film and television history and innovation, complete with interactive displays. We stayed for about 2 hours but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Ballina, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

This is a great exhibition and its free! A fascinating display of film and television history and innovation, complete with interactive displays. We stayed for about 2 hours but could have stayed longer. Children will enjoy the interactive displays and adults will love the memories of their childhood films and television.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

It helps if you are an Australian and have a knowledge of Australian TV to fully appreciate this place. it is a free museum at the base of the building. There was a tour at 11am that was very helpful. This is a must for anyone visiting Melbourne.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Interactive displays, props from movies, and even a spot to play video games. Entrance is free, and its a great walk through of the history of Australia's film, tv, and new media (video games, etc)

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This is a great museum, not just for kids but adults too! Even if you are not a tv / movie / video game fan, there are so much interactive activities FOR FREE to try out!

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Love this fantastic place! Can't wait for Bowie exhibit, opening in July. They do wonderful screenings & have a great education program

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Located just off Federation Square. We saw Screen Worlds, a free exhibition opened in 2009, which examines the history of film throughout the world and in Australia. Cate Blanchett’s 2004 Best Supporting Actress Oscar for The Aviator is on display, as well as some great walks down memory lane, including footage from Skippy and the John and Benita years of... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A great way to spend a few hours, the exhibits are always interesting. Currently showing the history of television and fragments of Australian films 1914 - 1918 depicting WW1, we stayed much longer than we expected.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We are regular visitors to Melbourne and ACMI is always a must see. You might think the Subject Matter is not your type of thing but still GO because they do it so well. If it is a your type of thing then give yourself hours because it is always very hands on. Who care what it costs - you... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

ACMI is an interesting mix of "moving images". Grab the free "Screen Worlds" exhibit (great for the kids!) but also try to attend some of their extra events, such as film festivals and talks. It might look interesting from the outside, but it's even more interesting on the inside!

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The current free exhibit is of fragments of cine film that have survived from what Australians could have seen during World War I. The program is well done and timely.

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Additional Information about Australian Centre for the Moving Image

Address: Flinders Street | Federation Square, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 8663 2583
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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