A new world-class exhibition on Nelson Mandela's extraordinary life, curated from the extensive collections of the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg.
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.
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.
Nocturnal waves the rainbow flag this month in celebration and appreciation of our vibrant queer culture with Sunshine & Disco Faith Choir, Brendan Maclean, Whiskey Houston, Brooke Powers & Dandrogyny. Book now!
Come on a journey of discovery with a new program of talks.
Explore the rich history of mask making and the significance of masks in Torres Strait Islander culture and ceremonies.
For Country, for Nation honours the selfless contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to the Anzac legend.
Join us every Sunday until 2 December as we learn the secrets of the lizards and their unbelievable adaptation skills.
Say hello at the Dinosaur Disco and enjoy a special evening opening of the Children's Gallery and Garden.
Enjoy a guided tour of the Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre at Melbourne Museum and experience the vibrant cultures of Indigenous Australia
A series of hot button conversations about science, society and culture. Guaranteed to provoke!
ABC’s Science Friction Live at Melbourne Museum
Thursday 6 December 6.30pm
Come and play in our newest program for 2 to 5 year olds.
Celebrating the history, culture, achievements and survival of Victoria’s Aboriginal people.
The world’s first immersive experience that explores a future free from deaths and serious injuries on our roads.
Join an early morning, small group tour of Melbourne Museum before it opens
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.
Explore Bunjilaka's beautiful Indigenous garden.
A wondrous place for babies to 5-year-olds to explore, play and learn.
We're inviting you, our Museum Members, to visit and peruse the Melbourne Museum shop in an after-hours shopping event.
Enrich your visit to Melbourne Museum with a small group guided tour.
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.
Watch a writhing mass of hungry eels gobble up their lunch!
Walk among skeletons of prehistoric animals.
The origin and evolution of life in Victoria.
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.