Opening Hours

Daily 10am–5pm
Closed Good Friday
and Christmas Day

Where to find us

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson Street
Carlton, Victoria, 3053


Revolutions: Records and Rebels exhibition showcase

Revolutions: Records and Rebels

Revolutions: Records and Rebels looks at the late 1960s as a moment when youth culture drove optimistic idealism, motivating people to come together and question the establishment across every area of society.

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Nocturnal crowd

Nocturnal x NAIDOC Week

Nocturnal proudly celebrates NAIDOC Week with a Bad Apples Music takeover featuring: Briggs, Alice Skye and Soju-Gang

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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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A crowd gathered outside the Salvation Army Soup Kitchen in Bennett's Lane, Melbourne.

The History of Money: Part 3 The Welfare State

Join us for the final talk of our discovery debate series Money, Trade and the Human Experience.

Top Designs 2019

Top Designs 2019

Glimpse into the future of Australian design when Melbourne Museum showcases the work of outstanding VCE and VET design students.

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Brother and sister participating in ochre painting activity during NAIDOC week at Melbourne Museum.

School holiday activities

Celebrate NAIDOC Week during the Winter School Holidays at Bunjilaka Aboriginal Centre, Melbourne Museum.

Twenty faceted forsterite specimens in a range of green and yellow hues.

Sunday Family Program: Kaleidoscope Gems

Be inspired by the Dynamic Earth exhibition and make your very own kaleidoscope to take home.

Face of man with large fossilised shell specimen being held in front.

Meet the Museum Experts: Palaeontology

Ever wondered what do Museum staff do? Ever pondered what's behind closed doors?

Woman giving a presentation

Museum Lectures

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

Child touching mineral on display in Children's Museum.

Museum Playdates

Come and play in our newest program for 3 to 5 year olds.

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Curator Rebecca Carland presenting rare books at Thinking Without Borders, teacher professional development workshop

MV Teachers

MV Teachers is Museum Victoria's online subscription service for teachers in Victorian schools and education institutions.