Join the revolution! Come on down for the Opening Day Party and immerse yourself in the world of the late 60's.
Miḏawarr means 'harvest' in the Yolηu matha (language); it is the season when rich plant life on Yolηu country is ready to be collected and prepared.
Autumn school holiday activities at Melbourne Museum.
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.
Microbes in your gut talk to your brain and body. Your microbes are beautiful. Be immersed. Be curious. Love your guts.
This May Nocturnal partners with WAT Artists who have curated a killer line-up featuring a DJ set from Cut Copy's Dan Whitford plus Millú, Krakatau, and Merve.
Glimpse into the future of Australian design when Melbourne Museum showcases the work of outstanding VCE and VET design students.
Marking the 10th anniversary of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires.
Jim Berg’s photographic exhibition of Scar trees.
Become a water saving hero. These fun activities will show you how.
Come on a journey of discovery with a program of talks.
Join an early morning, small group tour of Melbourne Museum before it opens
Come and play in our newest program for 3 to 5 year olds.
Join us to hear Victoria Broackes, Senior Curator of London’s Victoria and Albert Museum speak about Melbourne Museum’s latest international exhibition Revolutions.
Be inspired by the Dynamic Earth exhibition and make your very own kaleidoscope to take home.
Enjoy a guided tour of the Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre at Melbourne Museum and experience the vibrant cultures of Indigenous Australia
Lecture and viewing available exclusively to Museum Members.
Money, trade and the human experience lecture series.
Capture the sense of occasion with the time honoured ritual of high tea at Melbourne Museum this Mother's Day.
Hear the latest research on how our guts and mental health are linked and what we can do to be healthy and happy from the inside out.
Join us for a short ride into the amazing world of Archaeology and its role in shaping the future and uncovering the past.
Create and arrange collages that represent moments in time.
Celebrating the history, culture, achievements and survival of Victoria’s Aboriginal people.
Enrich your visit to Melbourne Museum with a small group guided tour.
A wondrous place for babies to 5-year-olds to explore, play and learn.
Join your friends for Hello Possums Story Time in the Pauline Gandel Children's Gallery at Melbourne Museum.
The world’s first immersive experience that explores a future free from deaths and serious injuries on our roads.
A place for visitors to meet staff and find answers relating to the research, collections and the work of Museums Victoria.
The amazing world of insects and spiders!
Explore Bunjilaka's beautiful Indigenous garden.
Over 600 birds, reptiles, mammals and amphibians from around the world.
Walk among skeletons of prehistoric animals.
The origin and evolution of life in Victoria.
The most immersive cinematic experience in the world.
An exhibition packed with icons of the city's past and present.
Walk through a stand of Victoria's mountain forests in the middle of the city.
An etched zinc wall that spans the north wall of Birrarung Gallery and surrounds the entry to First Peoples.
Discover how social media is connecting refugees - and learn about its impact on Museums Victoria’s engagement with refugee culture and collections.
Get behind the locked doors and meet our inspiring staff and get closer to our collection.
With Senior Curator of Entomology, Dr. Ken Walker and Library Manager, Hayley Webster
This fascinating Back of House Tour takes you through Museums Victoria’s Conservation Laboratory and Vertebrates Wet Store.
On this tour you will discover all things dinosaur at the Palaeontology Store these school holidays.
Ever wondered who looks after all the live plant and animal displays at Melbourne Museum?
Watch a writhing mass of hungry eels gobble up their lunch!
The processes and mechanisms of evolution.
Introduction to the museum's displays.
Think about the workings of your own mind and the minds of others.
Join us as our speakers explores what it means to be young and Blak working in the GLAM Sector
Australia's greatest racehorse.
Discover the history and beauty of this magnificently restored building.
Watercraft and other objects from nearly every Pacific Island nation.
Discover this amazing story of cross-cultural knowledge exchange between the museum and the Yaghan community in South America.
A brilliant, immersive exhibition about our ever-changing Earth.
Dramatic underwater footage, vivid photographs and rare specimens bring Victoria’s marine animals to life.
Enjoy a glass of wine, coffee and lunch at Melbourne Museum’s Pop-Up Restaurant in May, overlooking the stunning Royal Exhibition Building.
As the city comes alive with a three night celebration of culture and creativity, start your family adventuring early in your favourite Melbourne Museum spaces.
This two-and-a-half-day symposium will bring together top Australian and international scientists, students, and early career researchers to explore the techniques for reconstructing evolutionary transformations in vertebrate history.