Titanic: The Artefact Exhibition
On sale now, this Melbourne Museum exclusive offers a unique chance to explore human stories told through 200+ artefacts recovered from the legendary shipwreck.
RELICS: A New World Rises
A unique mixed-media sculpture exhibition combining real-world artefacts with characterful, ingenious LEGO® civilizations!
Unfinished Business reveals the stories of 30 people with disability from Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, through a series of photography portraits.
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!
Welcome to the Dino Gang HQ!
Have you met the Dino Gang? They’re the museum’s fun-loving dinosaur friends who have the BEST activities and colouring pages to share with you!
Unboxing the museum
Our expert staff take you on an exclusive tour behind the scenes of our museums, to “unbox” some of their favourite objects.
125-million-year-old footprints rewrite the history of birds in Australia
Ancient bird tracks found on Australia’s southeast coast, could be the oldest evidence for avian dinosaurs in the Southern Hemisphere.
These pieces of atomic glass are the remnants of the first nuclear bombs
Forged in the fury of nuclear explosions, like Oppenheimer’s Trinity test and British bombs at Maralinga, atomic glass is more than a curio in museum collections.
Live bugs, in a museum?
What does the thought of picking up a bug do to you? It’s just a day in the life for our Live Exhibits keepers.
Significant Mi'kmaq regalia crosses oceans and time to return home after 150 years in Melbourne
A unique regalia from Canada has finally returned home, in a major international repatriation from Museums Victoria’s collection.
A glimpse into the past, to enlighten the future of biodiversity on Earth
What can we learn from the first scientific descriptions of animals and the Earth’s biodiversity, written hundreds of years ago?
This small rock holds the story of Antarctic exploration before the Heroic Age
Discover the rock that unlocked one of the biggest mysteries of Antarctica and the incredible story of Carsten Borchgrevink, the explorer determined to get there first.
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Shop educational gifts and toys at Museums Victoria Store
Keep little hands and minds busy at home with our range of unique and educational toys, activities and books.
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 puzzles to locally made homewares to brighten up your day!
Complement your museum experience with the new Mercury Restaurant. With this elevated dining offer you can unwind and enjoy a glass of wine, coffee or lunch made to order while overlooking the stunning Royal Exhibition Building.