Join us in March for a double headliner Nocturnal featuring Jordie Lane & The Sleepers and Ainslie Wills, with support from Sean McMahon and Hollie Joyce.
Learn more about Indigenous ingenuity, humour and resilience through the wonderful stories of the Bush Mechanics.
A celebration of Melbourne fashion designers, models and industry luminaries from the 1960s to today.
The largest collection of Viking artefacts ever displayed in Australia.
Explore behind the scenes, meet the scientists and discover the unseen world of some of the museum's 17 million items.
Meet Melbourne industry leaders who drive in the fast lane of the slow fashion movement.
Experience a Nordic inspired long-table dinner in the heart of the Melbourne Museum and enjoy an exclusive after-hours viewing of the touring exhibition, Vikings: Beyond the Legend.
An exhibition of storytelling through comic pop culture incorporating identity, heroes and language.
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.
Experience the exhibition You Can't Do That as it comes to life with the exhibitors and curators.
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.
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.
Celebrating the history, culture, achievements and survival of Victoria’s Aboriginal people.
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.
Dr Christy Hipsley showcases the 3D digital imaging techniques used to reconstruct the thylacine’s unique biology, despite its extinction nearly a century ago.
Local musicians, The Orbweavers, perform songs connected to the Museum's collections, followed by a Q&A.
The Royal Exhibition Building has seen a thing or two in its 138 years. Hear some of its lesser-known stories as we explore the secret life of this national icon.
Watch a writhing mass of hungry eels gobble up their lunch!
Gain an intimate insight into Australian colonial society through the exquisite pages of a young woman's cherished needlework specimen book.
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.
A place for visitors to meet staff and find answers relating to the research, collections and the work of Museums Victoria.
Monthly lecture series presented by Museums Victoria's Humanities Department.
Venture to a true place of wonder with Powershop this March. Tour a working wind farm, meet an engineer and learn about how these incredible structures create renewable energy.
Explore Bunjilaka's beautiful Indigenous garden.
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.
The most immersive cinematic experience in the world.
An etched zinc wall that spans the north wall of Birrarung Gallery and surrounds the entry to First Peoples.
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.