Birthday honours: 21 of our favourite things about the Melbourne Museum
Fascinating facts about Melbourne’s favourite museum.
Celebrating 21 Years
To celebrate Melbourne Museum turning 21 this month, we're giving you the perfect opportunity to join Museum Members today and save!
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!
To celebrate the Treasures of the Natural World exhibition, we have turned some of the treasures into puzzles!
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.
Why are there so many whale skeletons in museums?
Whales grace the halls of many a natural history museum, but they are there for more than just show.
10 really big things in the Museums Victoria State Collection
With millions of objects to choose from, what are the some of the biggest things?
Glowing animals: understanding bioluminescence and biofluorescence
What do a Platypus, a Dragonfish and a Scorpion all have in common?
A Lord of the Rings-like marine landscape revealed in Australia’s Christmas Island Territory
Take a dive into a Lord of the Rings-inspired seascape.
A snapshot into the 120 year history of Kodak manufacturing in Australia, told through Museum Victoria's collection.
21% off Museum Membership
Melbourne Museum is turning 21 this month and to celebrate in style, we're giving you the perfect opportunity to join Museum Members today and save!
Use the code 21YEARS at the checkout when you purchase a household or adult membership.
Offer ends 31 Oct 2021. Not available in conjunction with any other offer.
Shop educational gifts and toys at Museums Victoria Store
Keep little hands busy at home with museum puzzles, toys and activities.
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 slow puzzles to conversation menus to keep brains busy.
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.