MELBOURNE MUSEUM

Opening Hours

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

Where to find us

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson Street
Carlton, Victoria, 3053

Featured

Nelson Mandela with his fist raised

Mandela My Life: The Official Exhibition

Mandela My Life: The Official Exhibition will make its world premiere in Melbourne in September 2018 at Melbourne Museum, coinciding with the 100th anniversary celebrations of Nelson Mandela’s birth.

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Man removing a plaster cast from a clay model of a Kangaroo

School holiday activities

Join us at Melbourne Museum this spring school holidays to learn more about the spectacular creatures in the museum's collections.

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Soldiers in uniform next to a train carriage.

For Country, for Nation

For Country, for Nation honours the selfless contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to the Anzac legend.

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Two students using virtual reality googles to experience a road trip from the past to the future of travel in Victoria.

Road to Zero experience

The world’s first immersive experience that explores a future free from deaths and serious injuries on our roads.

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Real Madrid World of Football Experience

Featuring the latest physical and digital playable technology, view Real Madrid's most famous trophies and learn from their success.

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Boy looking a jaw

Museum Playdates

Come and play in our newest program for 2 to 5 year olds.

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Wind turbine against a blue sky with white wispy clouds

Windwheels

Help to build a mini indoor wind farm while you learn about renewable energy.

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Woman giving a presentation

Museum Lectures

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

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Preparator working on a giraffe mount

Meet the Museum Experts

Have you ever wondered what exactly do museum staff do or what’s behind our closed doors? Uncover the secrets of the Museum!

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ABC’s Science Friction Live

A series of hot button conversations about science, society and culture. Guaranteed to provoke! 

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Two children touch a brilliantly illuminated display at Melbourne Museum

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