Our museums are open

Updated 8 November 2020

Are all your museums open again?

Yes. We are delighted that Melbourne Museum and Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, IMAX Melbourne, Scienceworks, Melbourne Planetarium and Immigration Museum have now reopened.

How do I book a ticket?

Tickets to Melbourne Museum, Scienceworks, Melbourne Planetarium and Immigration Museum are now available. In line with Victorian Government regulations, restricted visitor numbers apply across Museums Victoria venues. To ensure you don't miss out, online bookings are highly recommended. Limited on-site tickets are subject to availability.

Tickets available now:

Do Museum Members need to book tickets?

Member tickets are free, however in line with Victorian Government regulations restricted visitor numbers apply across all Museums Victoria venues. To ensure you don’t miss out, bookings are highly recommended.

Is IMAX Melbourne Open?

Yes. IMAX Melbourne is now open with restricted visitor numbers. Bookings are highly recommended. IMAX Melbourne will be showing the Christopher Nolan blockbuster TENET on IMAX 1570 and in IMAX 4K Laser.

Is visiting a museum safe?

The health and safety of visitors, staff and volunteers is Museums Victoria’s highest priority. We have implemented physical distancing, hygiene, cleaning and public health measures in line with the latest Victorian Government and Department of Health and Human Services regulations to ensure your visit is as safe and enjoyable as possible.

Museums Victoria actively promotes the management of a COVID Safe environment for all visitors and staff. Our COVID Safe plans reflect the most up to date public health directions and can be found here:


If you have further questions about returning to our museums, please contact [email protected].

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