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Melbourne Museum

11 Nicholson Pl | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 8341 7777
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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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11 Nicholson Pl | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 8341 7777
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Reviewed yesterday

There is such a wide range of displays at Melbourne Museum you can lose yourself for a whole day. Amazing amount of learning for the whole family, very accessible to all ages. Some of the interactive displays in the dinosaur area kept my 8 year...More

Thank D G
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was reluctant to enter as I had limited time but decided to do so. I am pleased I dd. it was easy to navigate their museum, the displays were very interesting, especially the one about the human brain etc. Great to finally see Phar...More

Thank Mare170
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not being from Australia I always love to visit museums in different countries to learn about the culture and history. This museum was fantastic and had phenomenal exhibits. I spent an entire rainy morning here just wandering around. The great thing is the free tram...More

Thank Maygs9
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I spent 6.5 hours at the museum today. Granted I love spending time at museums but this one was extraordinary. Favorite exhibits: - Revisiting the 1967 law that classified First Nations people as human beings -> this was one of the only things I knew...More

Thank Maria F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited for 3.5 hours with our 1.5 year old who was kept busy in the children's area for nearly a hour then we investigated the rest of the museum very well set out amazing kids area affordable cafes plenty of parking which is reasonable...More

Thank oldmate_84
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Weather looked a bit like rain so we opted for the museum over the zoo. Great choice! The place is really well laid out and lots of room so you didn't feel like you were in a crowd. Had a 12 year old with me...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were amazed by the insect collection and by the story of Phar Lap. Also, the anthropologic part was very good and well explained. The interview with the aboriginal witnesses are very touching and informative.

Thank corrado l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome place to visit. We spent a few hours here and could of spent more. The dinosaur area was the best for us but was so many different things to see. There was also a bug exhibit on when we were there (extra to the...More

Thank Melanie A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very popular attraction! Interesting for all ages and amazing exhibits for a wide variety of subjects. The dinosaur collection and earth series were fun to explore! Absolutely recommend for all types of groups including couples and young families.

Thank Valentin E
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I enjoyed the museum, we have been a few times before and still enjoy coming back. I will admit some more fun and interactive activities would be good as some of them are a bit old and outdated. The food wasn't great...More

Thank luke m
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Robert S
March 22, 2017|
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Response from Dque | Reviewed this property |
Free for children, pensioners and students. $14 as others have said for adults.
Mel M
February 3, 2017|
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Response from VerGiu | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure it is.
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January 4, 2017|
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Response from jlaford1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there's a large section with Aboriginal artifacts, found it to be very interesting