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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 2 days ago

The Museum was on our 'to do' list while we were in Melbourne. While slightly underwhelmed with the way they utilised the huge spaces they had, the displays didn't disappoint. The dinosaurs were a highlight and their insect gallery was terrific. Though the terraces of...More

Thank Katie P
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are exhibits that stay unchanged and there are visiting exhibits which attract a person who is interested. The standing exhibitions are free for children and cost for adults. The visiting exhibits cost extra for all but is worth it as they are often world...More

Thank Cassie T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went there randomly while taking a walk with a friend and we found out it was free for students. Many exhibitions for diverse tastes. Definitely appreciated learning more about Australia in there.

Thank M'sieu P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Melbourne Museum is an impressive modern museum facility with interesting and varied displays and exhibits. The First Peoples exhibition is excellent and educational-enjoyed by many students the day we visited. Seniors entry is free. The Mind and Body gallery is fascinating, educational and interactive. We...More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This Museum is a treasure of all types of things from spiders to whales mamels and man it's a must to visit for the young and elderly

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We only had an hour to visit and enjoyed the Bugs Alive! Exhibition. Children's gallery is great for the little kiddos. Would visit here again!

Thank chayster
Reviewed 6 days ago

Well worth visiting. The re enactment of the Ned Kelly story is so well performed, not to be missed. Within walking distance of the entire of Melbourne

Thank Helen D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great museum that our grandchildren frequently ask to go to. They love the dinosaurs, the gems, the taxidermied animals. My major complaint is the food in the cafes. The selection is poor and the prices awful. A Vegemite sandwich in the children's...More

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to spend a morning, interesting displays. Enjoyed Melbourne city section and nature forest. Bit expensive at $14 or visitors when everyone free.

Thank getdihere
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good exhibits. Fun for children. Need to plan your visit as very spread out and needs more signage around museum as to how to get to another part. Parking bit expensive.

Thank Fra P
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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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Response from jlaford1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there's a large section with Aboriginal artifacts, found it to be very interesting