Are you mad for dinosaurs? Do you identify more with the herbivorous triceratops or the fearsome T-Rex? On this tour you will discover all things dinosaur at the Palaeontology Store these school holidays. In the Palaeontology Store, dig back 600 million years and see fossils like trilobites and ammonites. By the end of this tour, you’ll be ready for the Palaeontology revolution!
Ever wondered who looks after all the live plant and animal displays at Melbourne Museum? Who cares for all the animals and insects featured in Bugs Alive! & Marine Life? Who tends to the luscious plants in Milarri Garden and the Forest Gallery?
Join us for a Back of House Tour at Melbourne Museum these school holidays and meet the museum animal keepers and horticulturalists who care for all the live plant and animal displays at Melbourne Museum. On this tour you will encounter some creepy crawlies and reptiles and visit the climate controlled rooms where many of the animals are kept. Hear from Live Exhibits staff and find out about the plants and animals in the collection and on display. Please note - you may come across live spiders, snakes, lizards and other creatures on this tour.