Opening Hours

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

Where to find us

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson Street
Carlton, Victoria, 3053


Viking ship

Vikings: Beyond the Legend

The largest collection of Viking artefacts ever displayed in Australia.

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Crowd in red light


Nocturnal welcomes Winter with a hot June lineup!

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Nocturnal crowd

Nocturnal X Harlem

For this special Nocturnal, presented as part of the MEL&NYC program, Melbourne Museum will transform into New York City's most captivating cultural precinct, Harlem.

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You Can't Do That exhibition

You Can't Do That

A celebration of Melbourne fashion designers, models and industry luminaries from the 1960s to today.

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Design work by Emma Lucas, Canterbury Girls' Secondary College

Top Designs 2018

A sneak peek at the future of Australian design.

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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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Girls Write Up, 2017

The Stella Schools Program: Girls Write Up

The Stella Schools Program: Girls Write Up is a full-day festival for teens that teaches empowerment through writing and sharing stories.

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Visitors enjoying the Real Madrid World of Football Experience.

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.

Melanie Mackenzie on the ice shelf in  front of the research vessel the James Clark Ross in Antarctica.

Antarctic Marine Life

On World Environment Day Melanie Mackenzie describes the trials and triumphs of a recent Antarctic research voyage.

Guests receiving a tour of the DNA Biobank lab led by Joanna Sumner at a donor event at Melbourne Museum.

Members Behind the Scenes Tours

Get behind the locked doors, meet our inspiring staff and get closer to our collection.

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Two children touch a brilliantly illuminated display at Melbourne Museum

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