Me & my wife visited the Melbourne museum in September 2012. We visited only the museum itself and not the other special exhibits. Spent a good 2 - 2.5 hours there, walking slowly around while learning interesting facts from the exhibits. A great great place for everyone of all ages. We dined at the cafe as well. They serve decent food (we had fish & chips and beef curry with rice) and they are quite pricey, which are expected. Enjoyed ourselves very much there.
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