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.
Nocturnal | Museum After Dark
Once a month we showcase rare collections and exhibitions to give adults a chance to dance, dine and drink while enjoying a non-stop line-up of themed talks, tours, and activities.
You are warmly invited to enjoy High Tea at Melbourne Museum to celebrate Titanic.
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.
Victoria's bushfire history preserved in online memorial map
Take a virtual visit to some of the state's bushfire memorials to reflect and commemorate.
19-million-year-old fossil jaw bone hints the biggest whales first evolved somewhere unexpected
A newly described fossil from South Australia is making waves in our understanding of where and when whales evolved titanic body sizes.
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.
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?
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As a Museum Member, you'll enjoy free general entry to Melbourne Museum, Scienceworks and the Immigration Museum, discounts on special exhibitions, parking, shops and cafes, exclusive events, tours and viewings!
Join before 31 March 2024 and receive a FREE ticket to Titanic: The Artefact Exhibition.
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.