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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

We took my 2 year old grandson to this wonderful place for young children ages 1 - 5 years. Amazing interactive play for children inside. My grandson loved the disco with coloured lights and music. Outside great areas for exploring including digging for dinosaur bones...More

Thank Shazza60
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spent the whole day here! There are many good exhibits and a couple that are more aimed at teens and adults. The kids really liked the dinosaurs and the history of earth sections. The outside forest area was unique and interesting. Overall, the museum...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Take your time to explore the museum. It has something for everyone! As your ticket allows multiple entries, arrive at 10am, look around till 12nn, go for lunch, then comeback for other sections! Each section is concise and informative, yet not overwhelming. If you are...More

Thank EugeneYap
Reviewed 4 days ago

My grandson had his birthday party in the outdoor area for children. It is a lovely setting with seats and plants, sandpits with stone shapes to resemble prehistoric bones for the kids to dig out. Inside the museum there is fantastic entertainment for the children...More

Thank Culloden4
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great museum experience. The dinosaur and human body exhibit were amazing. Entry fee is reasonable and the cafe food was above standard. Great for kids.

Thank lisa_lancaster5
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a fabulous museum! Kids and seniors are Free! Adults only$14 but if you get a local info guide at a travel agent on the city there was a20% discount! So very affordable day out :) We caught the train in to the city to...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Melbourne Museum is amazing, as it has a number of exhibitions which appeal to all members of the family. All of the exhibitions were well presented and provided interesting and easy to read information as well as interactive displays which the children (and the...More

Thank Alice C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Melbourne museum at opening time, was extremely busy but we soon realised why. The museum is great! So much to see and do. Clean and well maintained, easy to navigate and fun interactive displays everywhere. Would highly recommend a visit.

Thank discoadelaide
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You'll need at least a full 4hrs to really read through and experience all that this lively museum has to offer. The exhibits are educational and intriguing. I really appreciated the Aboriginal section about culture, people, and history. Opened my eyes to much about Australia,...More

Thank Ebony S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super friendly staff. Great exhibition and very well laid out. Certainly worth a visit but leave plenty of time as much to see.

Thank Deryl G
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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.
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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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