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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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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Crowd in red light

Nocturnal x White Night Reimagined x RocKwiz Revolution

Nocturnal does White Night is all about your favourite Victorian bands coming together for one-night only in an extravaganza not to be missed.

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Museum staff showing fossils to a girl during Science on Show in Melbourne Museum.

National Science Week 2019

From the human mouth to the deep sea, we explore life in some unlikely places.

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White Night 2017

White Night Reimagined 2019

As the city comes alive with a three night celebration of culture and creativity, start your family adventuring early in your favourite Melbourne Museum spaces.

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Science at the Extreme

National Science Week Public Launch: Science at the Extreme

Join us for the public launch of National Science Week 2019 at Melbourne Museum.

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View of the Revolutions: Records and Rebels exhibition showing Pete Townshend's smashed Woodstock guitar in the 'Gatherings and Festivals' section.

Music: The Revolution Continues

You say you want one, but did we have one? (A local revolution that is.)

Illustration of two scientists looking at microbes projected onto a screen

Sunday Family Program: The Great Gut Microbe Hunt

We're going on a Microbe Hunt!

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Three small birds with black and yellow feathers, and a pink breast. Two birds are perched on leafy branches while one flies above.

The Birdman and the Museum

This show-and-tell offers a unique insight into the relationship between Museums Victoria and the renowned ornithologist and publisher, John Gould, through rarely seen items from the library and archives.

Woman looking at a lizard

Living wonders from the forest to the deep sea

Museum scientists reveal astounding recent discoveries

Detail of zinc etching

Acknowledgement of First Peoples

Museums Victoria acknowledges the Woi Wurrung (Wurundjeri) and Boonwurrung peoples of the eastern Kulin Nation where we work, and First Peoples language groups and communities across Victoria and Australia.

Our organisation, in partnership with the First Peoples of Victoria, is working to place First Peoples living cultures and histories at the core of our practice.

Visit the Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre website for more information.