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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.

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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.

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Children peering into a shop window with a Christmas display

School holiday activities

Summer school holiday activities at Melbourne Museum.

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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.

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Before Hours Tour

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

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A mother and son are sitting in a beanbag reading a book

Hello Possums Story Time

Join your friends for Hello Possums Story Time in the Pauline Gandel Children’s Gallery at Melbourne Museum.

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Garments from Museums Victoria collections in the Fashion and Textiles Store at Moreland.

Fashion Redux

Presented in partnership with Virgin Australia Fashion Festival Fashion Redux exhibition displays reimagined items from the museum's vast and fascinating collection.

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Two baby kangaroos embracing

From the Heart

Marking the 10th anniversary of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires.

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Child peering out of a loin mask

Lunar New Year at Melbourne Museum

Celebrate the Year of the Pig

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Crowd in red light

Nocturnal X Melbourne Fashion

This special edition of Nocturnal, curated in collaboration with the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF), celebrates the opening of the festival with live music, performance, drinks, and late night access to museum exhibitions.

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Two children touch a brilliantly illuminated display at Melbourne Museum

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