Closed Good Friday
and Christmas Day
|Child (to 16 years)||Free|
|Museum Member Adult||Free|
|Museum Member Child (to 16 years)||Free|
|Museum Member Concession1||Free|
Additional charges apply for some temporary exhibitions and special events.
Joint Melbourne Museum and IMAX tickets are available from the museum ticket desk or IMAX box office. The tickets are for entry to Melbourne Museum and an IMAX documentary.
|Child (to 16 years)||$12.00|
(Two adults and two children)
|Adult IMAX documentary||$13.50|
|Child (to 16 years) IMAX documentary||$9.50|
|Concession1 IMAX documentary||$11.50|
|Family (2 adults and 2 children up to 16 years) IMAX documentary||$46.00|
|Adult feature film2||$22.00|
|Child (to 16 years) feature film2||$16.00|
|Concession1 feature film2||$19.00|
|Family (2 adults and 2 children up to 16 years) feature film2||$76.00|
|Adult feature premium film3||$26.00|
|Child feature premium film3||$20.00|
|Concession feature premium film3||$23.00|
|Family (2 adults and 2 children up to 16 years) feature premium film3||$88.00|
Museum Members can book their IMAX tickets online. To redeem a Museum Members discount, add "MVM" before your membership number.
1 These cards entitle you to concession entry: Carer Card, all Australian government-issued Seniors Cards, Health Care Card, Overseas University Card, Pension Card, Student Card (Australian or International), Veterans Affairs Card. Companion Card holders can bring their attendant free of charge.
2 Discounted feature length film prices are not available on films listed as No Free Tickets (NFT), generally the first 11 days of release. Full pricing will apply during this time. Please check the film listings on the IMAX Melbourne website for details.
3 Please note a surcharge will apply to select Hollywood Feature length movies throughout the year. Please check with the IMAX Box Office for details.
Free entry. Does not include Museum entry
Road to Zero is a world first road safety education experience showcasing the latest in multi-sensory interactive technologies. Located on the Lower Ground floor, the exhibition is open to the general public. An education visit to Road to Zero is free of charge and is designed for secondary school groups (years 9, 10 and VCAL). It comprises two experiences: an immersive and exploratory exhibition and curriculum-linked programs in the purpose-built Learning Studio. To book a school program, please call the school bookings line on (03) 8341 7767.
Available 9am to 5pm, 7 days per week.
If you require catering for your group, please arrange in advance through Restaurant Associates. Phone: 03 9270 5051 or email.
The museum is a safe fun and active place to be but there are places children need to be looked after such as escalators and balconies.
The museum has the following amenities to make visiting with children easier:
If you have any special needs, please ask our friendly, helpful staff.
The Melbourne Museum map (PDF, 697KB) shows the location of the main exhibition galleries and facilities. You can collect a visitor map from the ticket desk on arrival at Melbourne Museum.
Visitor maps are available in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, German, French, Italian and Spanish:
The Melbourne Museum Shop is located in the main foyer. We have a wonderful, diverse range of goods with a strong emphasis on local and Australian products that reflects the themes of the museum.
We are open from 10.00am to 5.00pm every day of the year except Good Friday and Christmas Day.
Phone: +61 3 8341 7620
email: [email protected]
Ground Level, 10am–4.30pm
The Museum Market Café is just the place to relax, chat, taste, and discover a world of fresh ingredients, all chopped, sliced and diced on site by our talented chefs. It’s a stunning space, designed for you to unwind while exploring Melbourne Museum with family and friends.
Our food options boast a great variety of homemade pastries, bakery items, gourmet sandwiches and freshly made salads as well as a selection of sushi and healthy snack items.
Ground Level, 10am–3.30pm
Join us at the Museum Market Pop-Up Restaurant located on the southern side of the Museum Market Café. Offering a new table service dining experience.
Enjoy a glass of wine, coffee and lunch overlooking the stunning Royal Exhibition Building.
Children's Gallery, 10am–4.30pm
The Museum Station Café caters for both parents and kids alike in the wondrous Children’s Gallery.
Whether you’re looking to boost your energy or needing some time out, the Museum Station Café has you covered. Aside from delicious barista made coffees, you can select from a range of mini sandwiches and rolls, sushi, organic fruit juices, bite-sized quiches, wholemeal pizzas and pita pockets.
The team from Restaurant Associates have also incorporated build-your-own 'Choo Choo Cookies' as well as a new frozen yoghurt machine, allowing you to create your own toppings!
Important Notice Regarding Food Allergies
While the Melbourne Museum catering outlets endeavour to accommodate guests with food allergies or intolerances, due to the potential for trace allergens in the working environment and supplied ingredients, we cannot guarantee completely allergy-free meals.