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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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Man removing a plaster cast from a clay model of a Kangaroo

School holiday activities

Join us at Melbourne Museum this spring school holidays to learn more about the spectacular creatures in the museum's collections.

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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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ABC’s Science Friction Live

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

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#EPICFAIL: Science at School

ABC’s Science Friction Live at Melbourne Museum

Thursday 4 October 6.30pm

Child dressed in a dinosaur costume painting a mask, water colour art.

Romp and Stomp 2018

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

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Person holding a skull

Skullduggery!

At Hallowe’en, skulls are everywhere, but they’re actually fascinating, not scary! Come celebrate and explore the wonderful world of animal skulls with Curious?.

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Wind turbine against a blue sky with white wispy clouds

Windwheels

Help to build a mini indoor wind farm while you learn about renewable energy.

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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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