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School holiday activities

Explore the connection between structure and sound in this holiday activity for dinosaur-lovers.

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Man standing with top of his body inside the jaws of a Tyrannosaurus Rex dinosaur skeleton.

Meet the Museum Experts: Preparators

Ever wondered what Museum staff do? Ever pondered what's behind closed doors?

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A large group of families with children sit and watch a musical act on stage

Romp and Stomp

A special event for children five years and under to celebrate Children's Week at Melbourne Museum.

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Noelani Le Nevez

Melbourne Music Week: An Under 5's Adventure

Why should adults have all the fun? Melbourne is one of the world's premier Music Cities but it ain’t just for grown-ups.

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Diplodactylus tessellatus, Tessellated gecko, female with eggs. Location: Australia, Victoria, Gannawarra, Rifle Butt Road. Survey: MEB 2016 022, Field No: GWH007.

Sunday Family Program: Tails and Scales

Be inspired by some of Museums Victoria’s rarest native geckos to make your own in our family friendly activity.

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Photograph of the face and neck of race horse Phar Lap

Melbourne Cup Day Family Activity

Celebrate this special day of horse racing with us by dressing up and making race-day accessories.

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Girl and her mother looking out the windows of a pretend train

Children's Gallery

A wondrous place for babies to 5-year-olds to explore, play and learn.

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Child touching mineral on display in Children's Museum.

Museum Playdates

Come and play in our newest program for 3 to 5 year olds.

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A mother and son are sitting in a beanbag reading a book

Hello Possums Story Time

Join your friends for Hello Possums Story Time in the Pauline Gandel Children's Gallery at Melbourne Museum.

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IMAX Melbourne

The most immersive cinematic experience in the world.

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Visitors viewing a showcase

Wild

Over 600 birds, reptiles, mammals and amphibians from around the world.

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Visiting children examining Inostrancevia skeleton in the Dinosaur Walk exhibition.

Dinosaur Walk

Walk among skeletons of prehistoric animals.

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Trees and mist

Forest Secrets

Walk through a stand of Victoria's mountain forests in the middle of the city.

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Visitor in front of butterfly display at the entrance to Bugs Alive exhibition

Bugs Alive!

The amazing world of insects and spiders!

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Crinoid fossils and models

600 Million Years

The origin and evolution of life in Victoria.

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Horse Phar Lap on display in the Melbourne Story gallery

Phar Lap

Australia's greatest racehorse.

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A child looking at Earth globe display

Dynamic Earth

A brilliant, immersive exhibition about our ever-changing Earth.

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Front view of mounted display shark

Marine Life

Dramatic underwater footage, vivid photographs and rare specimens bring Victoria’s marine animals to life.

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