On show for a limited time only, Inside Out is a rare and surprising museum experience.
A contemporary soundscape exploring the hundred years leading to Papua New Guinea’s independence.
Visit us for February's Nocturnal or see our latest exhibition, Inside Out, in a series of after-hours sessions.
This summer there's a range of offers for visitors to Melbourne Museum.
Next event Friday 2 February with special guests Total Giovanni and Sampology.
In this series of workshops, you will hear about the specialised jobs that people do at the museum, see some of the back of house areas and try your hand at developing museum skills.
Celebrating the history, culture, achievements and survival of Victoria’s Aboriginal people.
Explore your creativity amongst extraordinary objects under the tutelage of artist Belinda Wiltshire.
Auslan guides will take you on a tour of Melbourne Museum's latest exhibition, where you'll be experiencing Museums Victoria's collection in a whole new way.
Explore behind the scenes, meet the scientists and discover the unseen world of some of the museum's 17 million items.
Join us for sea creatures and light and drawing and fun as we patrol the abyss with local artist Ghostpatrol.
An exhibition of storytelling through comic pop culture incorporating identity, heroes and language.
Journey through Milarri Garden with Bunjilaka’s staff for a unique insight into some of the native flora and waterways significant to the Aboriginal people of Victoria.
Journey through the Forest Gallery with our Sciences staff and discover a piece of Victoria’s mountain forests.
The largest collection of Viking artefacts ever displayed in Australia.
To celebrate the release of Vikings: Beyond the Legend, we are giving away an amazing trip to Denmark for two lucky people, valued at $9700.
Watch a writhing mass of hungry eels gobble up their lunch!
Join us to learn about the traditional practice of bark-cloth printing and designs from the Pacific region.
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.
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.
Explore Bunjilaka's beautiful Indigenous garden.
A sneak peek at the future of Australian design.
One big night with scientists live on stage. A fast-paced session of genius, laughs and true stories of real science.
A celebration of Melbourne fashion designers, models and industry luminaries from the 1960s to today.
Experience the magic of White Night 2018 at Melbourne Museum.
A celebration of resilience and culture.
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.
An etched zinc wall that spans the north wall of Birrarung Gallery and surrounds the entry to First Peoples.
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.
Dr Christy Hipsley showcases the 3D digital imaging techniques used to reconstruct the thylacine’s unique biology, despite its extinction nearly a century ago.
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.