Whilst Melbourne Museum’s doors might be closed, there’s still a whole lot of magic going on. We've curated our best online content for you to enjoy from the couch!
Following this summer’s unprecedented bushfires, Museums Victoria has begun directing its expertise, research and collections towards supporting recovery and sustainability efforts.
Welcome to the Mini Mega Model Museum, where the apples are wax, the Colosseum is small and the models really work!
The best of London’s Natural History Museum is coming to Australia.
Witness the future of Victorian design at this iconic annual exhibition.
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Microbes in your gut talk to your brain and body. Your microbes are beautiful. Be immersed. Be curious. Love your guts.
Be inspired by our unique and wondrous collection to create your own digital masterpiece.
Join a deaf-led tour of Melbourne Museum.
Come on a journey of discovery with a program of talks.
Two Strong Sisters Connected is the coming together of celebrated Victorian Elders and artists Aunty Eileen Harrison and Aunty Rochelle Patten.
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).
To help your littlie make the most of every single day, we’re opening early with a new play-based learning experience proudly supported by Biostime.
From miniature hand-woven First Peoples baskets to the model of Captain Cook’s cottage, what do these objects tell us about history?
Join us to make your own magic lantern slide to project at home.
Celebrating the history, culture, achievements and survival of Victoria’s Aboriginal people.
Two centuries of changing ideas about the dinosaur Iguanodon.
Scientific model-making has a long tradition, from understanding marine life and viruses to recording the astounding gold nuggets of Victoria.
Explore behind the scenes, meet the scientists and discover the unseen world of some of the museum’s 17 million items.
The world’s first immersive experience that explores a future free from deaths and serious injuries on our roads.
Explore Bunjilaka's beautiful Indigenous garden.
A wondrous place for babies to 5-year-olds to explore, play and learn.
Walk among skeletons of prehistoric animals.
Join your friends for Hello Possums Story Time in the Pauline Gandel Children's Gallery at Melbourne Museum.
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.
Over 600 birds, reptiles, mammals and amphibians from around 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 amazing world of insects and spiders!
Watch a writhing mass of hungry eels gobble up their lunch!
A place for visitors to meet staff and find answers relating to the research, collections and the work of Museums Victoria.
The origin and evolution of life in Victoria.
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.
Welcome to Te Vainui O Pasifika the great waters of the Pacific peoples.
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.