A love song to arouse the secret worlds of a curious collection.
A contemporary soundscape exploring the hundred years leading to Papua New Guinea’s independence.
The largest collection of Viking artefacts ever displayed in Australia.
A place for visitors to meet staff and find answers relating to the research, collections and the work of Museums Victoria.
Celebrating the history, culture, achievements and survival of Victoria’s Aboriginal people.
Exclusive to Museum Members. Explore behind the scenes, meet the scientists and discover the unseen world of some of the museum's 17 million items.
Celebrate the Holiday Season at Melbourne Museum’s Christmas Market
An exhibition of storytelling through comic pop culture incorporating identity, heroes and language.
This summer there's a range of offers for visitors to Melbourne Museum.
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.
Watch a writhing mass of hungry eels gobble up their lunch!
A wondrous place for babies to 5-year-olds where children will explore, play and learn.
Next event: Friday 5 January 2018
Hear about some heroes, talk about your heroes and learn how to create a comic strip about your very own hero.
Join us for sea creatures and light and drawing and fun as we patrol the abyss with local artist Ghostpatrol.
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.
1 hour workshops suitable for children aged 5–10.
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.
A sneak peek at the future of Australian design.
2 hour workshops suitable for children aged 12–16.
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.
Explore Bunjilaka's beautiful Indigenous garden.
The amazing world of insects and spiders!
Over 600 birds, reptiles, mammals and amphibians from around the world.
A celebration of resilience and culture.
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.
Join us to learn about the traditional practice of bark-cloth printing and designs from the Pacific region.
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.