Treasures of the Natural World
See the world’s biggest, rarest, oldest and most fascinating treasures direct from London’s Natural History Museum.
Unearthing an icon
One of the most globally significant dinosaurs in history has been found and it’s coming to Melbourne Museum in 2021.
Melbourne Museum respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Country on which we stand, and we pay our respects to First Peoples across Victoria and Australia.
Language – Boon Wurrung and Woi Wurrung
Museum at Home. Always open.
Enjoy a world of museum experiences at home, school or anywhere - family moments, cultural moments, learning moments and playful moments, all online!
Mindfulness for kids
Stuck indoors? Let this video specifically designed for kids take you to the Otways National Park.
In anticipation of the upcoming Treasures of the Natural World exhibition, we have turned some of the touring objects into puzzles!
A Lord of the Rings-like marine landscape revealed in Australia’s Christmas Island Territory
Take a dive into a Lord of the Rings-inspired seascape
A snapshot into the 120 year history of Kodak manufacturing in Australia, told through Museum Victoria's collection.
Native and introduced rats: some quick and dirty facts
Can you tell a native rat from a pest species?
Faceless Fish and the deep-sea voyages that found it
Take a dive into the deep sea with the Faceless Fish
Complement your museum experience with the new Mercury Restaurant. With this elevated dining offer you can unwind and enjoy a glass of wine, coffee or lunch made to order while overlooking the stunning Royal Exhibition Building.
Join now and save!
Join or renew your membership and receive a FREE* ticket to one of our new touring exhibitions: Treasures of the Natural World at Melbourne Museum OR Born or Built? Our Robotic Future at Scienceworks!
Receive two free tickets valued at $58
Receive one free ticket valued at $29
*Offer valid until 31 October and not available in conjunction with any other offer.
Shop educational gifts and toys at Museums Victoria Store
Keep little hands busy at home with museum puzzles, toys and activities.
Build a solar system, excavate for dinosaurs, learn about the human body, or discover the secrets of the natural world in your own backyard. And for the big kids, we’ve got everything from slow puzzles to conversation menus to keep brains busy.