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Melbourne Museum

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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...more
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11 Nicholson Pl | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My family enjoyed the museum - in particular the life & science interactive exhibits! The food however wasn't the best

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AshSanders467
Reviewed 5 days ago

Attended my work celebration event last night which was held in the Birrarung Gallery. This area is a large flexible space within Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, dedicated to Victoria’s Indigenous people. The venue and the service staff are lovely, the canapés food was also very...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Lilyanne P
Reviewed 6 days ago

A great trip down memory lane for an old hippie like me . Surround yourself with Woodstock and remember the social movements which continue to challenge established interests like feminism, black rights and environmentalism.Really inspiring

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Maggie H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Want to know about all sorts of critters? Check. Want to know about the Aboriginal peoples of Australia? Check. Want to know about the history of Melbourne generally? Check. The Melbourne Museum really has a wide range of topics and does them all quite well....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank angelac420
Reviewed 6 days ago

Was trying to kill some time before a doctors appointment and so tried the Melbourne museum. When I got there I was told by the sour puss at the door it didn’t open until 10am. This is a major attraction in a major city and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank terrymacnaughton001
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here to seethe Revolutions exhibition which was brilliantly done. Ended up spending an extra few hours after seeing the exhibition because the rest of the museum is so good!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AilsaMacT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an excellent time viewing information about Melbourne, its history and especially the added features the museum offered!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DenduA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a few hours with our 5 & 4 year olds and they loved it! The dinosaur bones are always a favourite and the 3D movie about volcanoes was a standout that had them enthralled - we watched it twice! Lots of great...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JessicaR958
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our favourite Melbourne activity with our 17 month old. Great in all weather,( pic of son in the outdoor sand pit when the sun was out.) The children’s gallery especially fun mid week or early when not too many crowds. Playbox is a great idea,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 936claref
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently spent some time in Melbourne and visited the Museum where we took ourselves through the exhibition called 'Revolutions, Records and Rebels'. What an amazing experience that was!!! We just couldn't believe our eyes when we stepped inside and saw what...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank helen k
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February 14, 2019|
Response from FabianT290 |
1hr 30min. It’s a lot of stuff to take in if you haven’t been reading up on S Africa or Nelson.
January 3, 2019|
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Response from McMillan46 | Reviewed this property |
It is possible to park in the streets close by but there is also a carpark attached to the museum and associated Hi Max picture theatre.
November 13, 2018|
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Response from 3-s-j-m | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I don’t work for the Museum however I’m sure you can because I was offered Mandela tickets when I visited. If you go to the Melbourne Museum website you can book tickets and it looks like they are discounted 10% if... More