We are temporarily closed
In line with restrictions announced by the Victorian Government, Melbourne Museum will be closed from 5pm, Thursday 27 May.
Stories of women from the collections
Discovering hidden stories and lives from the past is both the challenge and the reward of history.
Melbourne Museum 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 – Boon Wurrung and Woi Wurrung
Museum at Home. Always open.
Enjoy a world of museum experiences at home, school or anywhere - family moments, cultural moments, learning moments and playful moments, all online!
In anticipation of the upcoming Treasures of the Natural World exhibition, we have turned some of the touring objects into puzzles!
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!