Opening Hours

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

Where to find us

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson Street
Carlton, Victoria, 3053


Revolutions: Records and Rebels exhibition showcase

Revolutions: Records and Rebels

Revolutions: Records and Rebels looks at the late 1960s as a moment when youth culture drove optimistic idealism, motivating people to come together and question the establishment across every area of society.

E. coli bacteria

Gut Feelings

Microbes in your gut talk to your brain and body. Your microbes are beautiful. Be immersed. Be curious. Love your guts. 

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Crowd in red light

Nocturnal X Mick Harvey

Nocturnal returns in April as legendary artist and composer Mick Harvey assembles a stellar line-up of friends, collaborators and films, with special guests Harry Howard & NDE, Gemini 4, Primo! and Tiamo 3.

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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.

Top Designs 2019

Top Designs 2019

Glimpse into the future of Australian design when Melbourne Museum showcases the work of outstanding VCE and VET design students.

Two baby kangaroos embracing

From the Heart

Marking the 10th anniversary of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires.

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Audience watching a man on stage with a brown paper bag presenting an idea.

FameLab 2019 Victorian Finals

One big night with scientists live on stage – a fast-paced session of genius, laughs and true stories of real science.

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Detail of the Cole's Funny Picture Book cover

Hilarity in Print

We like books. You like books. Melbourne has always loved books!

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.

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School holiday activities

School holiday activities

Autumn school holiday activities at Melbourne Museum.

Two children touch a brilliantly illuminated display at Melbourne Museum

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