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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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.

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Crowd in red light


This July Nocturnal proudly celebrates Indigenous women for NAIDOC Week featuring live music from Thelma Plum, Mojo Juju, Kaiit, and Sovereign Trax.

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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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Girl modeling dye fashion

Whispers of the Land

Join us in the You Can’t Do That exhibition as students from Worawa Aboriginal College celebrate stories from our land and walk the runway in creations inspired by creative listening.

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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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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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Man dress as a Viking

Vikings: Beyond the Legend Members Preview

Get the exhibition to yourself in an exclusive before-hours preview of, Vikings: Beyond the Legend before this exhibition sets sail later in the month.

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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Two children touch a brilliantly illuminated display at Melbourne Museum

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