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
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.
Who wielded the Otway Claw?
Meet Victoria’s top Cretaceous predator—a dinosaur that would have eaten Velociraptor for breakfast.
The trials and triumphs of a trailblazing scientist
Hope Macpherson was a woman who broke barriers.
Listen and Learn, Together
Museums Victoria is committed to placing First Peoples’ living cultures, histories and knowledge at the heart of all we do.
Our role in connecting people with the past, to help them make sense of the present, to create a better future, has never been more important.
National Science Week
15–23 August 2020
National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. This year, Museums Victoria is bringing you the latest and greatest in STEM with stories and discoveries, home experiments and activities for the whole family to enjoy.
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.
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.
A Museum Membership will give you free, unlimited general entry to Melbourne Museum, Scienceworks & Immigration Museum, a range of discounts and exclusive events.
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!