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White Night 2017

White Night Reimagined 2019

As the city comes alive with a three night celebration of culture and creativity, start your family adventuring early in your favourite Melbourne Museum spaces.

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Illustration of two scientists looking at microbes projected onto a screen

Sunday Family Program: The Great Gut Microbe Hunt

We're going on a Microbe Hunt!

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Tilly Sunners-Gormley. Child wearing a doctor's costume reading a book in Children's Gallery at Melbourne Museum

Museum Stories

Immerse yourself in an interactive story time, then join us on an adventure to explore a museum gallery or space, with a different museum theme every day.

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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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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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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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Advertising posters

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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