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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

I am the very proud daughter in law of one of the museums contributors and as such, was invited to the museum for a private tour with dad. Dad spent his life collecting, breeding and recording moths and butterflies, and over the course of the...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed yesterday

This place is for all ages. You will need hours to take time looking through each section....it's great!

Thank Anita T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You definitely need a few hours for this place! My friend and I went an hour and a half before closing and wished we had gone earlier so we had more time. It does cost to get in but for people who don't mind paying...More

Thank Taleah T
Reviewed 4 days ago

We always love going to the museum in the school holidays. So much to see and explore and the kid find something new every time. The free activities are fun. We are now members.

Thank Chantel W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Firstly, being from the UK originally I'm more used to museums either being free entry or charging a nominal fee - such as the museum in Dubai. We were visiting the museum with my cousin and her young family of three children, who live in...More

Thank flynnmatt
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our excellent choice to spend a few hours one Saturday. Children enjoyed checking out what were updated and what were their existing favourite displays.

Thank Monni001
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited the museum rather spontaneously on a Sunday afternoon and wasn't disappointed. I've been to museums in the UK and I have to say they are no where near as good as this one. They seem to have thought of everything! There are many dinosaur...More

Thank SarahJT251
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is a big museum but very friendly and amazing for kids! Must go with or without them! We went to the bugs expo and after that to the Imax movies of bugs and it was awsome!

Thank Maíra B
Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum was wonderful when i last visited it nearly 8 years ago, but I was genuinely surprised to see how much investment they have put in this space since then. The children's area for play and learning are the best in the world. This...More

Thank JennySGY
Reviewed 6 days ago

On our last trip to the museum we were at the Lego Exhibition which was absolutely stunning. We love attending the museum and wandering around the halls taking everything in. A real learning experience for our grandchildren particularly.

Thank John M
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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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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