Make Believe: The Story of the Myer Christmas Windows is a magical, glittering, experience for children and adults alike, inviting lovers of this cherished Melbourne tradition.
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.
A new world-class exhibition on Nelson Mandela's extraordinary life, curated from the extensive collections of the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg.
Summer school holiday activities at Melbourne Museum.
Yours to keep or send to friends and family.
Make your own Myer’s Christmas window to take home.
Bring your seasonal paper ‘trash’ to the museum and make an amazing puppet from it.
Explore the rich history of mask making and the significance of masks in Torres Strait Islander culture and ceremonies.
What will Melbourne look like in the future?
Nocturnal is proud to be presenting Nakhane, the South African LGBITQA+ trailblazer with the startling voice who has been taking over the world with his second album You Will Not Die.
Join an early morning, small group tour of Melbourne Museum before it opens
Join your friends for Hello Possums Story Time in the Pauline Gandel Children’s Gallery at Melbourne Museum.
Presented in partnership with Virgin Australia Fashion Festival Fashion Redux exhibition displays reimagined items from the museum's vast and fascinating collection.
Enjoy a guided tour of the Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre at Melbourne Museum and experience the vibrant cultures of Indigenous Australia
Marking the 10th anniversary of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires.
Celebrate the Year of the Pig
This special edition of Nocturnal, curated in collaboration with the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF), celebrates the opening of the festival with live music, performance, drinks, and late night access to museum exhibitions.
We like books. You like books. Melbourne has always loved books!
An immersive workshop on decolonising art practices and self care facilitated by Candy Bowers.
Celebrating the history, culture, achievements and survival of Victoria’s Aboriginal people.
Enrich your visit to Melbourne Museum with a small group guided tour.
It’s time to celebrate all things summer, members and museums!
In this three part workshop, learn how professional designers develop their ideas, create patterns and work with manufacturers, to create high end fashion pieces.
Reuse, revamp and runway this VAMFF with a catwalk fashion extravaganza with Australia’s most iconic horse Phar Lap.
Money, trade and the human experience lecture series
Explore Bunjilaka's beautiful Indigenous garden.
Discover how sound recordings reveal the secrets of nature with Dr Karen Rowe’s work on birds in Australia and Sulawesi.
Learn how a Melbourne watchmaker and amateur scientist used the art of magic lantern projection to present scientific discoveries of the natural world.
An expert panel explains 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.
A wondrous place for babies to 5-year-olds to explore, play and learn.
The world’s first immersive experience that explores a future free from deaths and serious injuries on our roads.
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.
Watch a writhing mass of hungry eels gobble up their lunch!
Come on a journey of discovery with a program of talks.
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.
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.