Things to Do in Melbourne with Children

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Things to Do in Melbourne with Kids

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  • Molly F
    3 contributions
    The tour was great, the guide was lovely and very knowledgeable - shame it was raining! Only recommendation would be for the tour to be an hour rather than an hour and a half, it felt a little like some bits were repetition.
    Written 4 December 2023
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  • POLLYANNA57
    Queensland, Australia520 contributions
    Knew of Free Circle Trams. Brilliant Tourism effort. Bought passes from a 7 Eleven but suggest if stay short don’t put a lot of money on to start. We only left Free Circle to go to St Kilda. Easy and enjoyable. Rest of the visit we hopped on and off Trams which were all in Free Zone. GPS on our Mobiles didn’t work because of Hi Rise interference so recommend a good paper map.
    Written 30 November 2023
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  • Alice G
    7 contributions
    A fantastic experience! We visited the MCG and toured the ground with our excellent guide Graeme. Graeme was helpful, knowledgable and enthusiastic about the MCG and found we learnt a lot about the grounds history. The ticket was reasonably priced with entry to the sports museum included which was great for young children. We fully enjoyed our time at the MCG
    Written 17 October 2023
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  • lkamphuis
    Gold Coast, Australia1,284 contributions
    We hadn’t done this visit for many many years and we were staying nearby so did the tour A wow are we glad we did !!
    It’s so well done and truly respectful of our fallen soldiers and those who served
    Amazing views and definitely worth a visit
    Written 27 November 2023
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  • Ben69059
    Singapore, Singapore177 contributions
    There are many section in the market and is easily accessible by the free city trams. Food outlets are available and there is a wet market too.
    Written 26 November 2023
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  • Kai C
    Half Moon Bay, CA1,211 contributions
    Spacious museum with an outstanding collection of Venetian glass, English porcelain, Gandharan Buddha statues, Sisley, Pisarro and an incredible Toltec Chacmool. They could not escape lamentation about the "black bodies" and the inevitable inclusion of substandard art based on gender/race but this is to be expected. Nice garden, stained glass roof.
    Written 21 November 2023
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  • Ben69059
    Singapore, Singapore177 contributions
    At the top of the deck, you can get a great view of the city. Stay for sunset and get a magnificant view.
    Written 26 November 2023
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  • AbbottHsu
    Serang, Indonesia788 contributions
    Pretty good, designated and well organized layout inside. Visitors can easily find the way to see all kinds of animals. Since it is semi-open space, you can feel the natural and primitive atmosphere by searching those animals. Too be honest, it is not easy to see lots of animals in close distance. Kids are so happy to take a look at those creatures. A good opportunity to teach and interact with kids in zoo. You can spend half day inside to explore what you want. However, sometimes some animals may hide, sleep or go anywhere so that they are not available when you visit.
    For me and kids, it is a wonderful experience to visit this historical zoo. Easy to take Trams or Metro trains here. Enjoy.
    Written 4 December 2023
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  • Kai C
    Half Moon Bay, CA1,211 contributions
    The triceratops are truly outstanding, as are the many other fossil skeletons (mainly, if I understand correctly, from Montana and Utah, with a smattering of ancient marsupials). Other superb sections are those about invertebrates (spiders, ants, bees...), and the colonization of Australia (digging gold, early industrialization). The weakest section by far is the aboriginal one, which (apart from the amazing boats) focuses on feel-good, information-less videos. Given the location one is amazed the Museum was not able to bring forth one of the best world collections about Poly-Mela-Micronesia and aboriginal beliefs, traditions, culture but this was not to be.
    Written 22 November 2023
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  • Steve W
    Sheffield, UK11 contributions
    It’s always further to walk than it looks, but a worthwhile relaxation close to the city. Don’t miss Captain Cooks Cottage.
    Written 21 August 2023
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  • Aussie_Tourist79
    Sydney, Australia605 contributions
    We were sceptical at first and ended up all really enjoying our time. Take your time and have fun with it. It's surprisingly easy to get a good picture with a little practise.

    If you have some time then visit the area and enjoy the art and have some fun.
    Written 14 November 2023
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  • Johnstanno
    Singapore, Singapore368 contributions
    We love to walk along the Southbank at night enjoying its beauty. There are lots of restaurants and the riverside was bustling with people and activities at night. Feels romantic too!
    Written 26 August 2023
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  • Jeffry b
    Essendon, Australia13,836 contributions
    St Patrick's Cathedral is the cathedral of the Catholic Church in Melbourne. St Parrick's is a neo-gothic Church, built mainly of bluestone, a favorite building material in the 19th century. St Patrick's was named for St Patrick, patron saint of Ireland. In days gone by, many Catholics in Melbourne had Irish ancestry.
    Written 23 November 2023
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  • Jeffry b
    Essendon, Australia13,836 contributions
    ACMI is known as the Australian Center for the Moving Image. In the age of the screen, it promotes a wide range of screen images that appeal to young and old. It also has several screening rooms that show classic films. ACMI is in Flinders Street, adjacent to Fed Square.
    Written 7 October 2023
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  • Jeffry b
    Essendon, Australia13,836 contributions
    The Rod Laver Arena is one of the main stadiums in Melbourne Park, the center-court for the Australian Open Tennis Tournament. Rod Laver is regarded as the greatest singles player on the post-war era. He was a pioneer of open tennis.
    Written 21 November 2023
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