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Address: 11 Nicholson St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, 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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This is a fantastic museum. It is so interesting you can learn so much, not just about Australian history but about science, medicine, zoology, astrology etc, etc. It is well... read more

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a fantastic museum. It is so interesting you can learn so much, not just about Australian history but about science, medicine, zoology, astrology etc, etc. It is well worth a few hours to look around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

No regrets visiting Jurassic World in Melbourne Musuem! It was definitely a fun experience learning and meeting dinosaurs which looked like they were real!

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth a visit, we joined one of the free tours of the museum which was informative and a good introduction to the various galleries. Worth allowing some time especially if visiting with children as lots of interactive exhibits. Seeing Phar Lap in the "flesh" was amazing and beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed our visit to the museum,we visited when they had the Jurassic world display on and it was great,it may be a bit scared for young kids as the dinosaurs are so realistic. After go into the museum itself and you could spend a day wandering through the displays,with lots of interactive things for kids. We thoroughly enjoyed our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I especially came for the Jurassic exhibition which took less than 45 minutes. It was great and well done but far too expensive for $60 for both of us. It did include entrance to the museum which was also very good but we had limited time to enjoy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited the Jurassic World exhibition after being recommended it by our friends. You are guided through the various sections as if you are actually at Jurassic World and the models of the dinosaurs are very realistic and life-like. Our 6yr old loved it! I wouldn't recommend it for younger children (3ish) or those who are easily frightened as the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My 6 year old and I visited the Melbourne Museum on the school holidays. We bought our tickets to the Jurassic Wold exhibition online and this included entry to the museum. The Jurassic World exhibition was great but it's not a must-do in my view (and my 6 year old was terrified of the dinosaurs). The regular exhibits at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Jurassic World exhibition was fantastic. The rest of the museum was well laid out and allowed great exploration of all exhibits. Visiting school children can be tricky. So worth the visit.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent laid out museum. Fantastic display lots to entertain all ages. Would highly recommend a visit. There is also an iMax cinema and visiting exhibitions you can pay to see separately. The cafe was nice also. The children's area is currently being renovated but they have a small temporary area set up in the meantime.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

saw the Jurassic exhibition, fantastic for all dinosaur fans, really well done, it was almost like we were on the set of the movie. My boy just loved it, even dad had a good time. I would be happy to see it again. Don't miss the opportunity while its in melbourne

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