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

Pendle Hall dolls' house
Summer fun

Mini Mega Model Museum

Welcome to the Mini Mega Model Museum, where the apples are wax, the Colosseum is small and the models really work!

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Summer fun

Mini Mega Makers Workshop

Mega Makerspace is a children’s model making workshop.

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A little boy peering over a rock display in the museum.
Summer fun

Play Box

To help your littlie make the most of every single day, we’re opening early with a new play-based learning experience proudly supported by Biostime.

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Protoceratops andrewsi (Cretaceous) from the Dinosaur Walk gallery at the Melbourne Museum.
Summer fun

Dinosaur Walk

Walk among skeletons of prehistoric animals.

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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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Pangina Heals

Nocturnal x Midsumma

More than just a party, Nocturnal is the transformation of the museum into an adult playground.

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Click15

Nocturnal x Asia TOPA

A celebration of China’s most exciting new music, curated by tastemakers IndieWorks China.

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Banoffee

Nocturnal x Fashion

Get ready for a tailor-made night of culture, fashion and a massive line-up featuring Banoffee, Romance Was Born x Chunky Move, Rainbow Chan, Mojo Juju (Dj Set), Purple Sneakers, Feels, Pania, SaD, and Hey Drums.

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The Listies totally serious 100% fact filled guide to the Melbourne Museum

Join Rich (the smart one) and Matt (the other one) as they venture forth to discover the secrets of the Learnadome (what Matt calls the Museum).

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Skeleton of a prehistoric giant lizard, Megalania Varanus (Megalania priscus), on display in the Dinosaur Walk exhibit, Science and Life Gallery, Melbourne Museum.

Members Before Hours Tour: Palaeontology

Come see our palaeontologists talk about their favourite collection items these school holidays.

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Museums Victoria Store now open online!

Shop our handpicked favourites of unique and contemporary products, including designer pieces from the highly acclaimed Tiff Manuel, Minna Gilligan, Mazdevallia and Haus of Dizzy. As well as a range of products and rare prints exclusive to Museums Victoria.

Purchase before 24 December for your chance to win a $500 shopping voucher!