The largest collection of Viking artefacts ever displayed in Australia.
What do the Vikings and Aboriginal Australia have in common?
Featuring the latest physical and digital playable technology, view Real Madrid's most famous trophies and learn from their success.
This July Nocturnal proudly celebrates Indigenous women for NAIDOC Week featuring live music from Thelma Plum, Mojo Juju, Kaiit, and Sovereign Trax.
A celebration of Melbourne fashion designers, models and industry luminaries from the 1960s to today.
A sneak peek at the future of Australian design.
Join us in the You Can’t Do That exhibition as students from Worawa Aboriginal College celebrate stories from our land and walk the runway in creations inspired by creative listening.
Celebrating the achievements of Victorian Aboriginal women of the 20th century, highlighting quiet achievers, strong advocates, and women who are at the foundations of our vibrant First Peoples community today.
Come on a journey of discovery with a new program of talks.
Get behind the locked doors, meet our inspiring staff and get closer to our collection.
Get the exhibition to yourself in an exclusive before-hours preview of, Vikings: Beyond the Legend before this exhibition sets sail later in the month.
For this special Nocturnal, presented as part of the MEL&NYC program, Melbourne Museum will transform into New York City's most captivating cultural precinct, Harlem.
For Country, for Nation honours the selfless contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to the Anzac legend.
Learn more about Indigenous ingenuity, humour and resilience through the wonderful stories of the Bush Mechanics.
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.
Why was Oppy referred to as the “Human Motor”? Learn about the man behind epic feats of cycling endurance during the 1920s-30s
This panel conversation will engage in debate surrounding nature vs nurture: unpacking X and Y, including gender equality and difference.
An insight into the world of paper conservation including a display of some treasures from the Rare Book Collection.
Join us this winter school holidays to explore how Southeast Australian First Peoples moved across water.
Join us at Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre as we celebrate NAIDOC across not one but two weeks.
Lasse Povlsen, consultant chef from Melbourne's Denmark House and self-proclaimed Viking will lead two Scandinavian-style workshops.
Lasse Povlsen will teach us about the key ingredients in Scandinavian-style rye bread and the keys to succeed in making your own at home.
Lasse Povlsen will teach us about the key ingredients in pickling, talk about scavenging and foraging for greens and other local ingredients, and the main vegetables used in more traditional types of pickles.
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.
Celebrating the history, culture, achievements and survival of Victoria’s Aboriginal people.
Artist, researcher and descendant of the Gunantuna people, Lisa Hilli will share insights and outcomes of her creative practice inspired by museum and archival collections from Papua New Guinea.
Join us as we dive into the amazing world of ancient marine reptiles.
Come and play in our newest program for 2 to 5 year olds.
Di Bray, Erich Fitzgerald and Karen Rowe introduce wildlife projects achieving great things in Australia.
Say Hello to the Dinosaur Disco at Melbourne Museum with special collaborators No Lights No Lycra Little.
Explore Bunjilaka's beautiful Indigenous garden.
'Find your Treasure' this Children's Book Week with Museum Stories; a celebration of children's literature, youthful curiosity, and museum collections.
Join the conversation with a panel of expert thinkers as they engage in a critical debate surrounding representations of the Holocaust.
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.
A wondrous place for babies to 5-year-olds to explore, play and learn.
An etched zinc wall that spans the north wall of Birrarung Gallery and surrounds the entry to First Peoples.
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!
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 eels are not fed over winter. They hibernate during winter when the water drops below 10oC.
The most immersive cinematic experience in the world.
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.