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Victoria the T. rex

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Nocturnal | Museum After Dark

Young adults sitting in a group having a discussion. The lighting is green.
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Climate Cafe Series at Melbourne Museum

18+ event

Nocturnal: Slim to None

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Fossilised skeleton of T. rex with blue and green neon staging. 

The Rise and Fall of T. rex and Triceratops

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Science on Show

A child excitedly finds a tiny brontosaurus.
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100 Tiny Dinos

Aerial view of the dome of the Royal Exhibition Building
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Royal Exhibition Building Dome Promenade

Exhibition entry with visitors looking at language map
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First Peoples


Biik Milboo Dhumba | Country Is Always Talking

A close up of small purple capped mushrooms growing from moss on a branch.
AUSLAN interpreted Talk

Fungi Futures

A bird with vibrant purple and turquoise feathers

Bird's Eye View: Perspectives on the Art and Science of Ornithology

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Rare Bird Books: A Viewing

A family walking hand in hand through an exhibition at Melbourne Museum
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Low Sensory Sessions


Triceratops: Fate of the Dinosaurs

A family group explore the display in the Melbourne Gallery at the Melbourne Museum. A boy points to the Australian Coat of Arms that features a taxidermied kangaroo and emu.

Melbourne Museum Guided Highlights Tour

A child and guardian point up at Phar Lap at Melbourne Museum
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Melbourne Icons Tour

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Milarri Garden Trail

A woman using an iPad and drawing the details of a shell
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Digital Art Class

Two people look at animal and fossil displays in the Research Institute Gallery. Prominent signs read: 'Are birds ok?', 'What kind of lizards live in our landscape?' and 'Are these clues to a lost world?'.

Research Institute Gallery

A plume of vape smoke labelled with its contents including: Arsenic, found in rat poison; Formaldehyde, found in preservation morgues; Acetonitrile, found in car exhaust fumes; Benzene, found in gasoline; Xylene, found in paint stripper; Chlorine, found in bleach; Cadmium, found in batteries; Acrolein, found in week killer; Toluene, found in aviation fuel; Glyoxal, found in hospital-grade disinfectant.
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What’s Hiding in a Vape?

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Arctic 3D: Our Frozen Planet – IMAX

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Rainbow Threads

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Dino Days

A boy looking into the jaws of a dinosaur figure

Gandel Gondwana Garden

Detail of zinc etching
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Children and carers in Dinosaur Walk exhibition with a museum staff member
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Tiny Tours

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Deep Sky: Webb Telescope

A group of people view a Triceratops skeleton
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Home of Dinosaurs Tour

illustrative floor plan of Melbourne Museum not to scale

Museum Trail

Girl and her mother looking out the windows of a pretend train

Children’s Gallery

The Carnivore and Herbivore Burger
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Dino Bites

Horse Phar Lap on display in the Melbourne Story gallery

Phar Lap

Woman with a tattoo on her chin. The background is a green woven plant fibre with digital flowers

Tok stori Vikitolia Pasifiki and Te Vainui O Pasifika

Woman talking to a crowd about the eels in the pond
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Eel feeding

Doll's House - F.A. Clemons, 'Pendle Hall', 1940s.

Mini Mega Model Museum


The Listies totally serious 100% fact filled guide to the Melbourne Museum

Wall and floor projections in the Learning Lab showcase.

River Connections – Learning Lab

Two students using virtual reality googles to experience a road trip from the past to the future of travel in Victoria.

Road to Zero experience

Advertising posters

IMAX Melbourne

Girls looking into case

The Melbourne Story

Trees and mist

Forest Gallery

Visitor in front of butterfly display at the entrance to Bugs Alive exhibition

Bugs Alive!

Protoceratops andrewsi (Cretaceous) from the Dinosaur Walk gallery at the Melbourne Museum.

Dinosaur Walk

Crinoid fossils and models

600 Million Years

A child looking at Earth globe display

Dynamic Earth

Woman giving a presentation
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Museums Victoria Lectures

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