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Crowd in red light


Join us for a night at the museum featuring Wax'o Paradiso, Harvey Sutherland (DJ) and DJ JNETT.

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Woman giving a presentation

Museum Lectures

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

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Vikings Long Table Dinner

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.

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George, June & Brian Foster at the Migrant Reception Centre, Royal Exhibition Building, June 1955.

If walls could talk

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.

Five mannequins wearing mini-dresses on display in the window of a department store, New York. A sign at the left reads 'Status Dressing for a Young New Yorker!'.

Fashion Call Out

An exciting opportunity to create and hold your own fashion event at Melbourne Museum!

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Man and woman sitting at a table looking at artifacts

War Heritage Roadshow

Join Australia's leading experts in preservation in these free information sessions.

Beetroot tartlet

Mother's Day High Tea

Tap into the sense of occasion of the time-honoured ritual of high tea at Melbourne Museum this Mother's Day.

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Interior of store, two sales assistants, one male one female; pink, purple, red and blue decor.

You Can Do That!

Experience the exhibition You Can't Do That as it comes to life with the exhibitors and curators.

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IMAX Melbourne

The most immersive cinematic experience in the world.