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.
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.
Nocturnal proudly celebrates NAIDOC Week with a Bad Apples Music takeover featuring: Briggs, Alice Skye and Soju-Gang
Microbes in your gut talk to your brain and body. Your microbes are beautiful. Be immersed. Be curious. Love your guts.
Join us for the final talk of our discovery debate series Money, Trade and the Human Experience.
Glimpse into the future of Australian design when Melbourne Museum showcases the work of outstanding VCE and VET design students.
Celebrate NAIDOC Week during the Winter School Holidays at Bunjilaka Aboriginal Centre, Melbourne Museum.
Be inspired by the Dynamic Earth exhibition and make your very own kaleidoscope to take home.
ngulu wurneet, galada-al wurrung-u, parniwaru tyalingi, waran woorroong-ee, barringgi dyaling.
Ever wondered what do Museum staff do? Ever pondered what's behind closed doors?
Come on a journey of discovery with a program of talks.
Come and play in our newest program for 3 to 5 year olds.
You say you want one, but did we have one? (A local revolution that is.)
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.
Enjoy a guided tour of the Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre at Melbourne Museum and experience the vibrant cultures of Indigenous Australia
Get behind the locked doors and meet our inspiring staff and get closer to our collection.
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?
We're going on a Microbe Hunt!
Join us for a series of expert talks as Melbourne Rare Book Week celebrates it's eighth year.
Join conservator Alice Cannon for a contemplation on how books can be lost, destroyed, damaged and saved.
Celebrating the history, culture, achievements and survival of Victoria’s Aboriginal people.
This show-and-tell offers a unique insight into the relationship between Museums Victoria and the renowned ornithologist and publisher, John Gould, through rarely seen items from the library and archives.
Join one of our experts to hear about astonishing histories of thefts from major Australian cultural institutions that have occurred across their histories, including thefts of valuable rare books.
The world’s first immersive experience that explores a future free from deaths and serious injuries on our roads.
Three library experts discuss their experiences in marketing and promotion of rare books.
This school holidays, create your own road safety commercial
Join us as our speakers explores what it means to be young and Blak working in the GLAM Sector
Explore Bunjilaka's beautiful Indigenous garden.
From the human mouth to the deep sea, we explore life in some unlikely places.
Join us for the public launch of National Science Week 2019 at Melbourne Museum.
Immerse yourself in an interactive story time, then join us on an adventure to explore a museum gallery or space, with a different museum theme every day.
Discover this amazing story of cross-cultural knowledge exchange between the museum and the Yaghan community in South America.
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.
The most immersive cinematic experience in the world.
An etched zinc wall that spans the north wall of Birrarung Gallery and surrounds the entry to First Peoples.
Join an early morning, small group tour of Melbourne Museum before it opens
Over 600 birds, reptiles, mammals and amphibians from around the world.
Walk among skeletons of prehistoric animals.
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.
The amazing world of insects and spiders!
Watch a writhing mass of hungry eels gobble up their lunch!
Enrich your visit to Melbourne Museum with a small group guided tour.
A place for visitors to meet staff and find answers relating to the research, collections and the work of Museums Victoria.
The origin and evolution of life in Victoria.
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.
Australia's greatest racehorse.
Discover the history and beauty of this magnificently restored building.
Watercraft and other objects from nearly every Pacific Island nation.
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.
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.