Australia's largest public museum organisation
While the dinosaurs doze, the learning never stops! Take a virtual visit to Melbourne Museum and explore our exhibitions from the comfort of home.
If you're feeling like a star without its galaxy at the moment, take a virtual visit to Scienceworks and get your STEM fix from the couch!
Museums Victoria respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Country on which we stand, and we pay our respects to First Peoples across Victoria and Australia.
Language – Boonwurrung and Woi wurrung
The puzzle of Melbourne’s small and ancient seals
‘Landmark’ study rewrites the history of seals in southern Australia thanks to fragmentary fossils washed up on a Melbourne beach.
Five creatures ‘invading’ southern seas
The seas off south-eastern Australia are in the midst of great change.
Under fire: The animals threatened by Australia’s bushfire crisis
If there’s one place in the world that knows about extinction, it’s a natural history museum.
The trials and triumphs of a trailblazing scientist
Hope Macpherson was a woman who broke barriers.
Australia’s environmental crisis
Following this summer’s unprecedented bushfires, Museums Victoria has begun directing its expertise, research and collections towards supporting recovery and sustainability efforts.
You won't miss a day at your museums! All active and new memberships will be extended for the period that the museum remains closed.
You'll also get access to our Just for Members area featuring live Zoom events, museum expert Q&As, activities, puzzles, downloadable Zoom backgrounds and more!
Shop educational gifts and toys at Museums Victoria Store
Keep little hands busy at home with museum puzzles, toys and activities.
Build a solar system, excavate for dinosaurs, learn about the human body, or discover the secrets of the natural world in your own backyard. And for the big kids, we’ve got everything from slow puzzles to conversation menus to keep brains busy.