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Nocturnal Hits the World Stage as part of Music Cities Convention
Special edition Nocturnal features Ecca Vandal and Birdz, plus DJ Joey Lightbulb on Thursday 19 April
The Vikings are here!
Vikings: Beyond the Legend opens at Melbourne Museum tomorrow.
Vikings: Beyond the Legend is coming to Melbourne Museum
The largest collection of Viking artefacts to ever be displayed in Melbourne is opening on 23 March.
Certified roadworthy, Bush Mechanics: The Exhibition is on its way to Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Based on the popular Australian television series, this exhibition is a showcase of the ingenuity of outback mechanics.
Naming faceless fish from the abyss
A team of scientists is gathering in Hobart this week to examine a collection of deep-sea fishes from Australia’s eastern abyss.
Nocturnal presents Jordie Lane & The Sleepers, Ainslie Wills, Sean Mcmahon & Hollie Joyce
An after-dark curiosity charged evening, packed with sweet tunes, sensory delights and lyrical storytelling.
A marsupial in wolf's clothing
First 3D digital models reveal the development of the Tasmanian tiger from joey to adulthood.
First scientific expedition to newly exposed Antarctic ecosystem
A team of scientists will investigate a mysterious marine ecosystem that's been hidden beneath the Larsen-C Ice Shelf for up to 120,000 years.
Celebrate Lunar New Year with projection art, dog fashion parade and 'Sun Loong', Australia's longest Imperial Dragon
Bringing in the Year of the Dog with style and colour.
The A & B Sides of Brit music take over Immigration Museum Courtyard
From countless chart-toppers to the hidden gems of punk, rock and disco, British tunes have left an indelible mark on Australia.
Aboriginal Ancestral Remains transferred in historic MOU
The ownership of the largest collection of Aboriginal Ancestral Remains in Victoria will be transferred to the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council.
Melbourne Museum announces Total Giovanni and Sampology (DJ set) for February Nocturnal
A supercharged Nocturnal joins forces with Inside Out to present a polyrhythmic journey of live music, taxidermy and new ways of thinking on Friday 2 February.
Dive into a deep sea discovery on the RV Investigator
Underwater creatures come alive at Melbourne Museum for summer school holidays.
Melbourne Museum turned Inside Out
Inside Out, a new exhibition designed as a love song to Museums Victoria’s collection of 17 million objects, opens Saturday!
New mayor’s refugee story all in the bag
This International Migrants Day, we proudly recognise the contributions of migrants, and are honoured to continue sharing the story of Cuc Lam.
From rule breakers to fashion makers
Melbourne Museum announces exhibition with Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival.
Milestone gallery redevelopment to nurture STEM skills in 0-5 year olds
A screen-free space where future innovators can develop foundational science, engineering and coding skills.
All kinds of weather for British Migrants
With all the advantages of a shared language, culture and history, newcomers from Britain were expected to easily assimilate.
Portraits of LGBTQIA+ life celebrate marriage vote result
Behind the politics of the postal survey on changing marriage, are human stories of personal identity, love, family and community.
Major initiatives for a science-led future
A new suite of STEM experiences are coming to Scienceworks.
AFL kicks goals for diversity
A new display at Melbourne's Immigration Museum celebrates the positive impact of the AFL, and the Western Bulldogs Football Club, on the lives of diverse Australians.
Artists reveal the beauty of science
A stunning new experience, fusing science and art will open this week at Scienceworks.
Ganbu Yalingbu. Ngulu-Bulok. One Day. Many Voices.
Honouring the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum is a new exhibition supported by the Birrarung Community Arts Program.
They Cannot Take The Sky: Stories from Detention
A new community exhibition at the Immigration Museum explores stories from people seeking asylum and refuge.
kanalaritja: An Unbroken String
A revival of the ancient Aboriginal craft of shell stringing.