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MELBOURNE MUSEUM

Opening Hours

Melbourne Museum is closed as of
Monday, 16 March.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Where to find us

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson Street
Carlton, Victoria, 3053

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A dinosaur skeleton of a Tarbosaurus.

Melbourne Museum at Home

Whilst Melbourne Museum’s doors might be closed, there’s still a whole lot of magic going on. We've curated our best online content for you to enjoy from the couch!

Field site, Camp Cooinda Burrong, Grampians National Park.

Climate change, sustainability and bushfire – our response

Following this summer’s unprecedented bushfires, Museums Victoria has begun directing its expertise, research and collections towards supporting recovery and sustainability efforts.

Yellow butterfly on a blue background

Treasures of the Natural World

The best of London’s Natural History Museum is coming to Australia.

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Doll's House - F.A. Clemons, 'Pendle Hall', 1940s.

Mini Mega Model Museum

Welcome to the Mini Mega Model Museum, where the apples are wax, the Colosseum is small and the models really work!

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Blue, pink and red leaf, flower and pods shapes on a black background

Top Designs 2020

Witness the future of Victorian design at this iconic annual exhibition.

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yellow coloured image of microbes

Gut Feelings

Microbes in your gut talk to your brain and body. Your microbes are beautiful. Be immersed. Be curious. Love your guts. 

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Two adults using a digital tablet to sketch butterflies and moths

Digital art class

Be inspired by our unique and wondrous collection to create your own digital masterpiece.

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Man doing a presentation  in Auslan to a small group of people in front of a showcase displaying Aboriginal sheilds

Auslan tour

Join a deaf-led tour of Melbourne Museum.

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Woman giving a presentation

Museum Lectures

Come on a journey of discovery with a program of talks.

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The Listies totally serious 100% fact filled guide to the Melbourne Museum

Join Rich (the smart one) and Matt (the other one) as they venture forth to discover the secrets of the Learnadome (what Matt calls the Museum).

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Museums Victoria Store now open online!

Shop our handpicked favourites of unique and contemporary products, including designer pieces from the highly acclaimed Tiff Manuel, Minna Gilligan, Mazdevallia and Haus of Dizzy. As well as a range of products and rare prints exclusive to Museums Victoria.