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

Myer Windows

Make Believe

Make Believe: The Story of the Myer Christmas Windows is a magical, glittering, experience for children and adults alike, inviting lovers of this cherished Melbourne tradition.

exhibition Until
Nelson Mandela with his fist raised

Mandela My Life: The Official Exhibition

A new world-class exhibition on Nelson Mandela's extraordinary life, curated from the extensive collections of the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg.

exhibition
Nocturnal crowd

Nocturnal

Nocturnal waves the rainbow flag this month in celebration and appreciation of our vibrant queer culture with Sunshine & Disco Faith Choir, Brendan Maclean, Whiskey Houston, Brooke Powers & Dandrogyny. Book now!

special event
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.

exhibition Until

ABC’s Science Friction Live

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

talk Until
Child wearing a dinosaur costume dancing at the Jurassic Dinosaur Disco at Melbourne Museum

Hello Museum Dino Disco

Say hello at the Dinosaur Disco and enjoy a special evening opening of the Children's Gallery and Garden.

special event
lizard on a log

Meet a Lizard – Make a Lizard

Join us every Sunday until 2 December as we learn the secrets of the lizards and their unbelievable adaptation skills.

activity Until
Boy looking a jaw

Museum Playdates

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

activity Until
Nakhane

Nocturnal X Nakhane

Nocturnal is proud to be presenting Nakhane, the South African LGBITQA+ trailblazer with the startling voice who has been taking over the world with his second album You Will Not Die.

special event

Before Hours Tour

Join an early morning, small group tour of Melbourne Museum before it opens

tour Until
Two children touch a brilliantly illuminated display at Melbourne Museum

Join & support

Become a member, make a donation or volunteer at our museums!