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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 got to see some of the exhibits for free during White Night 2018 and was impressed by the quality of the displays and the information presented. There are also great play areas for the little ones. I will definitely be back to visit the...More

Thank stephanie_sandiego1
Reviewed yesterday

It's a great museum w/ lots of interesting & interactive things to see/do...especially for kids. My favorite part was seeing the First Peoples section...the aboriginal artifacts were intriguing...as well as seeing & reading about the various tribes/sects.

Thank kyivite
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited after hearing excellent feedback from our grandchildren! It is a modern building approached by a lovely walk through Carlton Gardens from the tram stop. It has a good cafe with plenty of choices and lots of room. The exhibitions are well laid out...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Yup the rainforest display with trees, birds, reptiles, frogs, etc. Is so interesting that you could spend hours just sitting there waiting for the forest life to come to you. I am not so keen in dinosaurs skeletons or stuffed animals but the exhibit is...More

Thank Travelaround59
Reviewed 3 days ago

My boyfriend and I visited here during a weekday but it was still very busy. I would advise arriving early to avoid some of the crowds and also to ensure you get the chance to see everything as there are so many displays. My favourite...More

Thank Cat D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great free tour which helps to understand parts of it and where to go after it. Good inner collections.

Thank Polskivinnik
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A windy and cloudy morning in Melbourne, what better way to spend it than in the museum! We walked around for 3 hours, entranced by the varied exhibits and the detailed descriptions. The aboriginal origins section and the WW1 exhibits were particularly interesting and informative....More

Thank Francis M
Reviewed 6 days ago

The exhibits are never the same, we visited 2-3 times a year in average and always love to search for the things that children remembered about museum from our previous visit.

Thank Hwa W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best museum i have been. It’s big, adult ticket just 15$ and it’s really good made. Everything is clean and maintained in excellent condition. A lot of interaction with the different galleries. The best one is about the animals, from the dinosaur to the wild...More

Thank Dorapuzza
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought this place was great value for $15pp. We spent about 2hours on a Saturday afternoon when the weather turned horrid. The place is huge and has a cafe and gift shop too. Would be great for children and adults.

Thank Tina J
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Robert S
22 March 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
3 February 2017|
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Response from VerGiu | Reviewed this property |
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