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Address: 11 Nicholson Pl | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 8341 7777
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One of Australia's popular and loved museums!

Perfect for the whole family,...

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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We took the Grandchildren to see the Jurassic World Exhibit at the Museum, which they loved. Not only do they have special exhibits at times but it is great to peruse through and... read more

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Ulverstone
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the Grandchildren to see the Jurassic World Exhibit at the Museum, which they loved. Not only do they have special exhibits at times but it is great to peruse through and look at all the other fascinating exhibits they have

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic time at the museum, we were originally put off by the $14 per adult price, but it was well worth it. Very modern but in a beautiful setting, it was only a five minute walk once we got off the free city circle tram. Awesome dinosaurs and insects section, there was an exhibition of the deep... More 

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Visited today with my 5 year old son. It was a terrible experience, overcrowded and chaotic in the experience. The museum was clearly just interested in making money and herding people through like cattle. The dinosaurs themselves looked amazing but hard to experience the interactive areas not worth the $90.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Large building full of different halls packed full of exhibitions. We came for the Jurassic World exhibition which was pretty incredible and am glad I checked feedback before arriving as it was smaller than expected but still great. The forest gallery was good for little ones especially the permanent resident bower bird! Would recommend a full day here; dinosaur walk,... More 

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Shepparton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were looking for something interesting to do during school holidays, so we decided to go to Melbourne Museum, my boys are 7 and 5 years old but I must say that we all enjoyed this experience! We loved the Jurassic World, those dinosaurs look so real, it's a job well done, we loved everything about it, then we went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I loved the dinosaur skeletons exhibit - much better than the animatronics in the Jurassic World experience.

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Thank Helen A
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Attended the Jurrasic Park exhibition today, which was awe inspiring. Much preferred the WW1 exhibition, few stories brought me to tears. Highly recommended.

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Thank ALW3197
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Keep the kids and adults happy with a visit to the museum. Regular special exhibitions as well on 2016 is Jurassic park. Lots to see, make a day of it, cafe offers good hot and sandwich options. New kids area opening in Oct 2016. Best option is get family pass to enjoy Scienceworks and reciprocal rights in other states. Kids... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

At $14 adult entry fee, Melbourne Museum is cheaper than the cinema! Very educational, well laid out & easy to navigate we enjoyed the displays. Unfortunately we arrived without breakfast & were disappointed at the offerings from the cafe. Coffee & a muffin, popular but not healthy! The menu on the board overhead was not available so maybe the caterer... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lots to do and see. Well presented exhibits and fascinating insights into local and pre-colonisation histories

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