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Australian Centre for the Moving Image

Open Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Very interesting place to visit.

Free to enter and well worth it for a couple of hours. Lots of interactive exhibits and lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago

This experience was great - and free!! We were warmly welcomed by Keith who explained the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Australia's national museum of film, video games, digital culture and art - situated at the very heart of Melbourne in Federation Square.
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Flinders Street | Federation Square, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 3 8663 2200
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Free to enter and well worth it for a couple of hours. Lots of interactive exhibits and lots of things which will take you back to your youth. Original "Mad Max" car on show. Take some time out and have a look.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LondonSalem
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This experience was great - and free!! We were warmly welcomed by Keith who explained the different areas and interactive activities available. Thank you, Kieth. So much to explore for everyone at any age. Exhibitions on icons like Toy Story, The Wizard of Oz, Mad...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank roamingwarrior
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was in federation square and decided to have a look. Extremely surprised how good this was. Kids heaven but exceptional for adults as well. Some great graffiti art in laneways nearby as well. Forgot to add ,was free as well. Gave a donation as we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jamiesY1685DA
Reviewed 6 days ago

Located in Federation Square that usually has lots of things happening outside, on New Years Day it was very quiet. I previously visited 2 years ago while on a business trip but this time had my 16 year old son with me and thought he...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bonester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for kids to discover and learn about the film industry and internet / games evolution. The entry is free, there are lot of interactive stations including games stations from all ages (street fighter, minecraft, etc). We spent 3 hours there and didn't want...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank oritv2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to visit with expos that change from time to time. Currently the Screen Time expo is on- kids loved seeing the old video games and equipment used. Opportunities to play some old and new games too.... space invaders and Minecraft were the kids...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Kerryn72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of Melbourne’s many free museums. This museum features the historical timeline of TV and cinematography. It also has many exhibits and interactive displays to tickle your various senses, particularly our sense of sight. Very interesting place, one that your kids will definitely enjoy. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Emmanuel N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image is located at Federation Square on Flinders Street Melbourne. Free entry except to special exhibitions and Film screenings. Covers everything from the history of movies and technology and innovations in movies, computer games and the internet. Great hands...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank robertrA9626OM
Reviewed 10 December 2018

I took 10 and 12 year old boys to visit ACMI last weekend. The permanent exhibition of tthe history of the moving image is fascinating. Young kids tend to gravitate towards the video games of which there are many but Mad Max’s vehicle, Kylie’s early...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jennyw3922016
Reviewed 6 December 2018

Good place to bring kids too, good entertainment for half a day or so. Most fun was the video games exhibitions at the basement. Free entry too!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Siddharth G
24 September 2018|
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Response from blonsy | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply - no entrance fee except to the special exhibitions. We didn't have time for them so we just stuck to the main space.
11 September 2015|
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Response from Edendownunder1959 | Reviewed this property |
I arrived at 1pm ,during the week , I was lucky it was quiet , I was there 2.5 hours then the show upstairs with the costumes does not take long . But if you have time, the digital imaging show for free also takes as long as... More