The Melbourne Museum car park will be opening at 8.30am on Saturday 17th November, Sunday 18th November and Saturday 24th November due to the installation of solar panels on the Melbourne Museum roof. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Child wearing a dinosaur costume dancing at the Jurassic Dinosaur Disco at Melbourne Museum

Hello Museum Dino Disco

Say hello at the Dinosaur Disco and enjoy a special evening opening of the Children's Gallery and Garden.

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ABC’s Science Friction Live

A series of hot button conversations about science, society and culture. Guaranteed to provoke! 

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Boy looking a jaw

Museum Playdates

Come and play in our newest program for 2 to 5 year olds.

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Two students using virtual reality googles to experience a road trip from the past to the future of travel in Victoria.

Road to Zero experience

The world’s first immersive experience that explores a future free from deaths and serious injuries on our roads.

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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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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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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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Crinoid fossils and models

600 Million Years

The origin and evolution of life in Victoria.

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Advertising posters

IMAX Melbourne

The most immersive cinematic experience in the world.

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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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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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