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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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  • Average6%
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11 Nicholson Pl | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 8341 7777
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bugs lab is very nice with very nice info, but way too expensive. One of my kids loved it because he was interested in reading and exploring the place. You need to read to benefit. The museum is very nice. We loved all the areas....More

Thank maisaba2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with a few families and everyone from 8 to 18 years old enjoyed it thoroughly. The tapestries were fascinating. The forest gallery was excellent. Dinosaurs and history were good. Geology was really good. 3D exhibit was very good and the kids enjoyed it...More

Thank RobYoungAust
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here with our small children. We thought it would be a relaxing day out and went on a Sunday. It was soooo crowded and busy. A long line just to get in. The displays were ok but not very interactive. There were so...More

Thank sammywammy_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though this Museum charges entry for adults (unlike our museum in Adelaide) it was well worth it. We really enjoyed the insect area, the animal displays, the dinosaur skeleton, the Melbourne exhibition and the outside forest and garden. The displays are interactive and fun,...More

Thank gekelly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a great museum that I became a member a few years back. It has such well curated exhibitions that you could spend a whole day in each of the main galleries. I love to pop in for an hour or two whenever...More

Thank AAviatrix
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Melbourne museum is huge but definitely worth a visit. Tickets are free for students and they have multiple very interesting exhibitions.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not really into museum but was very interesting. Had a beautiful outside area with butterflies,frogs and Australian trees. I think it was about $20 aust dollars each to get in. We spent the afternoon there was well worth the money. I enjoyed the animals and...More

Thank McVicarnz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited this museum since I was at a young age. You cannot get the education and special insight at that age at school. I would say that the presentation from when I went there to now still amazes me, You need a full...More

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great wander but really busy lots of kids and prams . Really family friendly. Food is expensive so too are drinks so take your own

Thank Janine L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'll return to the museum outside of school holidays to enjoy a bit more space. I loved the earth and insect displays. The animal display looked lifeless which they are, but tired. The human body was passable, I guess each to there own but I...More

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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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Response from VerGiu | Reviewed this property |
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