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Dr Jane Goodall standing beside tall trees in a forest.
AUSLAN interpreted Talk

Dr Jane Goodall in Conversation

Join us in conversation as Dr Goodall shares why she is hopeful that humankind will solve the problems it has imposed on the Earth.

Exhibition entry with visitors looking at language map

First Peoples

Celebrating the history, culture, achievements and survival of Victoria’s Aboriginal people. 


Tyama: A multisensory experience of nature

Exhibition + museum entry
Tyama transports you to Victoria’s nocturnal worlds, immersing you in 360-degree responsive projections, breathtaking effects, and exquisite soundscapes.

Museum staff showing fossils to a girl during Science on Show in Melbourne Museum.
Special event

Science on Show

Celebrate National Science Week at Melbourne Museum. Meet museum scientists, discover rare collections, learn about endangered species and create a bat mask or bogong moth to take home.

A view of the Melbourne Museum in the evening of a group of people  near the blue whale skeleton
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Saturday Sessions

Kick off your evening at Melbourne Museum’s Saturday Sessions. Explore the exhibitions, catch a curator talk, enjoy the pop-up bar and DJ Sets.

A woman using an iPad and drawing the details of a shell

Digital Art Class

From Triceratops to a world of bugs, Melbourne Museum is an amazing source of inspiration. Discover the wonders of digital drawing in this art and science focused workshop.


Triceratops: Fate of the Dinosaurs

Come face to face with one of the most awe-inspiring creatures ever to walk the Earth—the Triceratops.

A white cake with flowers and small figurines of a suited man and woman wearing a white dress

Neighbours Wedding Cake

Celebrate the final season of Neighbours with a favourite model inspired by the most famous episode.

Group of people gather around a dinosaur exhibit
Special event

Saturday Sessions: 27 August

Start your Saturday night at Melbourne Museum with evening access to exhibitions, special curator talks, a pop-up bar and a DJ Set by dj pgz.


Milarri Garden trail

Explore Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre's beautiful Indigenous garden.


Bite-Sized Science

Join us for Bite-Sized Science on Saturday mornings to hear and learn more about our world!

Colourful snake skeleton

Snap, CT scan, model, predict!

See how herpetologists are using innovative approaches to understand and conserve rare, charismatic critters.

illustrative floor plan of Melbourne Museum not to scale

Museum trail

Adventure awaits! Use our summer trail to explore Melbourne Museum's galleries and discover - or rediscover - wonderful objects, places, and animals along the way.

Girl and her mother looking out the windows of a pretend train

Children’s Gallery

A wondrous place for babies to 5-year-olds to explore, play and learn.

Man doing a presentation  in Auslan to a small group of people in front of a showcase displaying Aboriginal sheilds

Auslan tours

Join one of our free Auslan tours for an overview of some of the museum's displays.


Tiny Tours

We’re going on an adventure! Would you like to come along...?

Woman with a tattoo on her chin. The background is a green woven plant fibre with digital flowers

Tok stori Vikitolia Pasifiki and Te Vainui O Pasifika

Welcome to Te Vainui O Pasifika | the great waters of the Pacific peoples.

Detail of zinc etching


An etched zinc wall that spans the north wall of Birrarung Gallery and surrounds the entry to First Peoples

Doll's House - F.A. Clemons, 'Pendle Hall', 1940s.

Mini Mega Model Museum

Welcome to the Mini Mega Model Museum, where the apples are wax, the Colosseum is small and the models really work!


The Listies totally serious 100% fact filled guide to the Melbourne Museum

Join Rich (the smart one) and Matt (the other one) as they venture forth to discover the secrets of the Learnadome (what Matt calls the Museum).


Dinosaurs of Antarctica IMAX 3D

Explore a prehistoric world now lost to ice!

Head of a skeleton of a flightless bird

Museum Alive IMAX 3D

Join Sir David Attenborough on a nocturnal adventure through London’s famous Natural History Museum.

Wall and floor projections in the Learning Lab showcase.

River Connections – Learning Lab

Award winning River Connections is an immersive projection experience in Melbourne Museum's Learning Lab. 

Woman giving a presentation

Museums Victoria Lectures

Come on a journey of discovery with a program of talks.

Two students using virtual reality googles to experience a road trip from the past to the future of travel in Victoria.

Road to Zero experience

The world’s first immersive experience that explores a future free from deaths and serious injuries on our roads.

Woman talking to a crowd about the eels in the pond

Eel feeding

Watch a writhing mass of hungry eels gobble up their lunch!

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IMAX Melbourne

The most immersive cinematic experience in the world.

Girls looking into case

The Melbourne Story

An exhibition packed with icons of the city's past and present.

Trees and mist

Forest Secrets

Walk through a stand of Victoria's mountain forests in the middle of the city.

Visitor in front of butterfly display at the entrance to Bugs Alive exhibition

Bugs Alive!

The amazing world of insects and spiders!

Protoceratops andrewsi (Cretaceous) from the Dinosaur Walk gallery at the Melbourne Museum.

Dinosaur Walk

Walk among skeletons of prehistoric animals.

Crinoid fossils and models

600 Million Years

The origin and evolution of life in Victoria.

Horse Phar Lap on display in the Melbourne Story gallery

Phar Lap

Australia's greatest racehorse.

A child looking at Earth globe display

Dynamic Earth

A brilliant, immersive exhibition about our ever-changing Earth.

Illustration of two children peering from foliage. One is holding a book and the other a magnifying glass. There dinosaur track in front of them

Story Seekers

Every object tells a story; which will you uncover today?

A view of the Melbourne Museum in the evening of a group of people  near the blue whale skeleton
Special event

Saturday Sessions: 24 September

Don’t miss the chance to explore the museum after dark.

Special event

Saturday Sessions: 22 October

Create a night to remember at Melbourne Museum with exclusive after-hours access.

Special event

Saturday Sessions: 19 November

Discover what the dinosaurs do after dark at Melbourne Museum.

Special event

Saturday Sessions: 17 December

Take advantage on what the Melbourne Museum has to offer after dark!

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