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“Hollywood Costume exhibition AWESOME”

Australian Centre for the Moving Image
Ranked #20 of 425 things to do in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Australia's national museum of film, video games, digital culture and art - situated at the very heart of Melbourne in Federation Square.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Stairs / elevator, Wheelchair access
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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“Hollywood Costume exhibition AWESOME”
Reviewed July 6, 2013

This exhibition was superb and really well laid out and presented to a high specification. Would recommend to all who love a bit of Hollywood glamour and the movies!

Visited July 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“Excellent Exhibition”
Reviewed July 6, 2013

The costumes are as you would expect - but the stories behind them are intriguing. Each costume has a screen display head of the actor. There are movie type stories from the movie Directors / Costume Designers and Actors, describing the concepts, behind each movie/scene, from Marilyn's White Dress in Some Like it Hot to the green dress from Atonement.
The layout is ok, but go to the 10am session, once the crowds build up it is hard to get close and read all the detail.
All in all one of the best Exhibitions of this type I have seen
Once you get in and see it - you will understand the cost is well worth it.
Sorry no photos to share as there is no photography in the exhibition - there is a book, paperback for $42.50 this covers everything in the exhibition

Visited July 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“AMAZING EXHIBITION”
Reviewed July 4, 2013

The Hollywood costume exhibition was fantastic - such a treat to see these outfits for real and so well done

Visited June 2013
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Brisbane
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“Great Exhibition”
Reviewed July 4, 2013

We recently visited the centre for the Hollywood Costume Exhibition which was amazing. Afterwards we decided to see the permanent exhibitions and loved it. There was everything from the car from Mad Max and tributes to great Australian actors like David Gulpilil and Cate Blanchett. Must see for lovers of Australian film and celebrities.

Visited June 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“free games for kids”
Reviewed July 3, 2013

great international and art house local, seen a lot of amazing exhibitions here, they don't do thing by halfs

Visited July 2013
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