The largest collection of Viking artefacts ever displayed in Australia.
Learn more about Indigenous ingenuity, humour and resilience through the wonderful stories of the Bush Mechanics.
Join us for a night at the museum featuring Totally Mild, Jess Ribeiro, RVG and Jade Imagine.
Brickman Awesome, presented by Toyota features 39 LEGO® models, none of which have been seen in Melbourne before!
A celebration of Melbourne fashion designers, models and industry luminaries from the 1960s to today.
A sneak peek at the future of Australian design.
Come and play in our newest program for 2 to 5 year olds.
Come on a journey of discovery with a new program of talks
Featuring the latest physical and digital playable technology, view Real Madrid's most famous trophies and learn from their success.
An exhibition of storytelling through comic pop culture incorporating identity, heroes and language.
Get behind the locked doors, meet our inspiring staff and get closer to our collection.
An exciting opportunity to create and hold your own fashion event at Melbourne Museum!
Join Museums Victoria experts as they discuss valuable insights about how advancements in technology can connect people and place.
Local musicians, The Orbweavers, perform songs connected to the Museum's collections, followed by a Q&A.
Pull on your hiking boots and join the adventures of Museums Victoria scientists exploring biodiversity in Indonesia's remote mountain forests. You just might discover a new species or two.
Tap into the sense of occasion of the time-honoured ritual of high tea at Melbourne Museum this Mother's Day.
Experience the exhibition You Can't Do That as it comes to life with the exhibitors and curators.
Celebrating the history, culture, achievements and survival of Victoria’s Aboriginal people.
For Country, for Nation honours the selfless contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to the Anzac legend.
Mandela My Life – The Exhibition will make its world premiere in Melbourne in September 2018 at Melbourne Museum, coinciding with the 100th anniversary celebrations of Nelson Mandela’s birth.
A wondrous place for babies to 5-year-olds to explore, play and learn.
A place for visitors to meet staff and find answers relating to the research, collections and the work of Museums Victoria.
From Old Norse to contemporary Scandinavian, it’s all about comfort and discovering the enjoyment of every day pleasures.
On World Environment Day Melanie Mackenzie describes the trials and triumphs of a recent Antarctic research voyage.
Learn how British investors lost a fortune in an ambitious scheme to revive Victoria’s deep lead gold mines in the 1890s.
Watch a writhing mass of hungry eels gobble up their lunch!
Meet some of Victoria's frogs as Jane Melville and Joanna Sumner describe their work on these fabulous amphibians.
Hands up who knows where their clothes came from and who made them...
Join your friends for Hello Possums Story Time in the Pauline Gandel Children’s Gallery at Melbourne Museum.
In honour of 2018 NAIDOC theme Because Of Her We Can this lecture will highlight key works in the collection by female First Peoples.
Say Hello to the Dinosaur Disco at Melbourne Museum with special collaborators No Lights No Lycra Little.
Di Bray, Erich Fitzgerald and Karen Rowe introduce wildlife projects achieving great things in Australia.
'Find your Treasure' this Children’s Book Week with Museum Stories; a celebration of children’s literature, youthful curiosity, and museum collections.
Explore Bunjilaka's beautiful Indigenous garden.
Discover how the preservation of plastics is becoming one of the major museum collection management issues of the 21st century.
Meet leading scientists as part of the 2018 National Science Week Museums Victoria Public Program.
The amazing world of insects and spiders!
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 etched zinc wall that spans the north wall of Birrarung Gallery and surrounds the entry to First Peoples.
One of the world's most destructive conflicts recalled through the experiences of eight people.
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 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.