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Online Workshop

Drawing on nature: Wattle we draw?

Join us for our 45-minute online workshop to create and connect with nature through illustration.

Simple drawings on a red background

Still in my Mind

Inspired by Gurindji/Malngin leader Vincent Lingiari, this exhibition considers the impact of the Gurindji Walk-Off in sparking the national land rights movement.

Online Talk

Exploring Extraordinary Treasures

Join our museum experts as they share their favourite objects from Treasures of the Natural World.

A spiky red crab on a black background
Online Show

Deep Sea Discovery for early learners

Don't miss the ultimate online show for kids!

Garments from Museums Victoria collections in the Fashion and Textiles Store at Moreland.
Online Special event

Virtual Tour - Clothing & Textiles Collection

A special opportunity to peek inside Museums Victoria's Clothing and Textiles collection stores. See behind the scenes and ask curators your burning questions.


Treasures of the Natural World

See the world’s biggest, rarest, oldest and most fascinating treasures direct from London’s Natural History Museum.

Online Special event

Children's Week 2021

Join us online to celebrate Children’s Week with a jam-packed program curated for our little learners!

Colour illustration of the dinosaur Tarbosaurus bataar in a natural setting.

Let’s Create a Dinosaur

Learn how to draw, paint, sculpt and more, using different dinosaurs from the Melbourne Museum’s Dinosaur Walk Gallery as inspiration.

Exhibition entry with visitors looking at language map

First Peoples

Celebrating the history, culture, achievements and survival of Victoria’s Aboriginal people. 

Head of a skeleton of a flightless bird

Museum Alive IMAX 3D

Complement your Treasures visit and see the Natural History Museum’s exhibits come to life in Museum Alive 3D.

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

Children’s Gallery

A wondrous place for babies to 5-year-olds to explore, play and learn.

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

Welcome to Te Vainui O Pasifika | the great waters of the Pacific peoples.


WORLDS Immersive – Learning Lab

An experience where art and science collide to explore the patterns and evolution of nature and our relationship to it.

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

Mini Mega Model Museum

Welcome to the Mini Mega Model Museum, where the apples are wax, the Colosseum is small and the models really work!


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

Join Rich (the smart one) and Matt (the other one) as they venture forth to discover the secrets of the Learnadome (what Matt calls the Museum).


Milarri Garden trail

Explore Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre's beautiful Indigenous garden.


Dinosaurs of Antarctica IMAX 3D

Explore a prehistoric world now lost to ice!

Man doing a presentation  in Auslan to a small group of people in front of a showcase displaying Aboriginal sheilds

Auslan tours

Join one of our free Auslan tours for an overview of some of the museum's displays.

Wall and floor projections in the Learning Lab showcase.

River Connections – Learning Lab

Award winning River Connections is an immersive projection experience in Melbourne Museum's Learning Lab. 

Woman giving a presentation

Museum Lectures

Come on a journey of discovery with a program of talks.

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

The world’s first immersive experience that explores a future free from deaths and serious injuries on our roads.

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IMAX Melbourne

The most immersive cinematic experience in the world.

Detail of zinc etching


An etched zinc wall that spans the north wall of Birrarung Gallery and surrounds the entry to First Peoples

Girls looking into case

The Melbourne Story

An exhibition packed with icons of the city's past and present.

Trees and mist

Forest Secrets

Walk through a stand of Victoria's mountain forests in the middle of the city.

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

Bugs Alive!

The amazing world of insects and spiders!

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

Dinosaur Walk

Walk among skeletons of prehistoric animals.

Crinoid fossils and models

600 Million Years

The origin and evolution of life in Victoria.


The Mind

Think about the workings of your own mind and the minds of others.

Horse Phar Lap on display in the Melbourne Story gallery

Phar Lap

Australia's greatest racehorse.

A child looking at Earth globe display

Dynamic Earth

A brilliant, immersive exhibition about our ever-changing Earth.

Front view of mounted display shark

Marine Life

Dramatic underwater footage, vivid photographs and rare specimens bring Victoria’s marine animals to life.

Woman drawing shells on an ipad

Co-creative teens

Art and Science collide in this digital drawing class for teens.

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