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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
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum is very very big, I am sure there are heaps things to learn. May take more than one day to get everything into your head. Definitely need to visit there more than once. I like the forest section, very natural and lively theme.

Thank jesschoosetofly
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went with my family and we all agreed that the bug lab was very interesting and fun to visit. After a while of wandering around the bug lab we left and saw the amazing rainforest exhibit. Everything there was fun and informative, we learned...More

Thank Carson B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went to the bug exhibit.there were a lot of activities for kids.from orgami and videos to activities that the bugs do,there were lots of activities.then we went to the human body and the brain. certain parts of the brain might not be suitable for...More

Thank alxe L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Number one complaint - almost everything in the museum is a model. Many of the indigenous animals on display were models. A gold bar behind glass was a model. The skeletons were models. And some of these were not particularly great models. I read good...More

Thank GoWithNaney
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice place to visit, especially to get to know about the origin of melbourne. Learn more about this state and the animals we can find.

Thank Derrick N
Reviewed 5 days ago

I went there at 10am when it opens and I didn't walk out until 4pm and the museum is so good that I didn't have lunch in between. There are so many interesting parts - parts about bugs, Victoria, human anatomy...etc Will definitely go back...More

Thank Owen L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is really educational! I discovered so many unique animals I haven't heard of. I'm glad I brought my children here.

Thank Desiree112013
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a fantastic place for the family and young children. I took my one year old along with me and he had a blast. The children's section is full of great, tactile activities for toddlers and young children. It is also full of informative...More

Thank MsJaneyL
Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing building located in the middle of wonderful park. Melbourne Museum offers plenty to see and do for all ages. Easily accessible by public transport and only a short walk from CBD. Please make sure you enjoy walk in the park to complete your visit....More

Thank Ms B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Overtime I visit, there is something new. Hosting major exhibits The Museum is a very popular place, as expected. Take your time and plan for at least half a day. Set in the Exhibition Building Gardens, the vibe is a great place to be with...More

Thank J F
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Robert S
What is the cost for entry?
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.
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Mel M
Are their senior reductions?
February 3, 2017|
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Response from VerGiu | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure it is.
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Joet6192
Are there good Aboriginal cultural artifacts exhibits at the Melbourne Museum?
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
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