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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 via mobile

We came for two hours and saw most of the museum. Really enjoyed the dinosaur skeletons and the range of animals, including some extinct. It is fun to look st the cross section of a stream in the Forest Gallery and see the fish at...More

Thank Jessica O
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the museum in October. I found it very interesting and informative. I wouldn't say it was fantastic but it was a good day out. I did love the memorial section.

Thank Sue T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wanted to go to the zoo but weather was overcast and raining. Went to the museum instead and the kids love it. Most the of displays for kids are at ground level and are interesting for adults as well. Love the bugs exhibit as there...More

Thank Cedric L
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took our little girl to the museum and I was a bit disappointed. It’s very squished together. I’m a Melb girl and I wouldn’t recommend it to international friends. London and New York museums blow your mind. Melb museum was a little underwhelming. The...More

Thank Jodie_L_Hart
Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum is great. Specially if you have kids, this is the place to spend hours and hours... they have a beautiful play area, good restaurant, cafees, etc.

Thank dmasanto
Reviewed 6 days ago

very nice, well maintain and a blend of modern and classic building. Best collection to give complete story of Australian history

Thank Bakhtiar S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Impressed with the quality of displays, artefacts & interactive technology. Great kids area. Enjoyed walking through living rainforest, learning the story of the city. Nice gardens outside for a family picnic.

Thank Arthur B
Reviewed 6 days ago

The free entry was a great surprise, but we did not do any special exhibitions (Bees and the Mind). Our absolute favorite portion was the First People. Even so two of us took 514 pictures in four hours. The Phar Lap exhibit was excellent with...More

Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the general admission parts of the museum ( not the special exhibits that cost extra). We were underwhelmed. It was quite expensive and we felt it was not really anymore impressive than our museums in our home state of Tasmsnia that are free...More

Thank Allison230
Reviewed 1 week ago

My young man always request to visit and see Melbourne Museum, he loves the Dinosaur displays and other highlights.

Thank Luisa F
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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