National Science Week



Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson Street
Carlton, Victoria, 3053
What's On

This year at Melbourne Museum it's all about palaeontology! Meet palaeontologists, touch real fossils, bring in your specimens for identification by an expert, and see fossils bought out of the collection especially for this event!

The weekend will include expert lectures in the Theatre, fossil id lab in the Science and Life galleries, dinosaur themed story time in the Children’s Gallery, Museum Playdates: Dinosaurs and a Hello Museum Disco with No Lights No Lycra.

Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Talk - Citizen Science: People-power building knowledge of nature

Wednesday 15 August, 1–2pm

Di Bray, Ken Walker and Karen Rowe introduce wildlife projects achieving great things in Australia.

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Hello Museum Disco

Friday 17 August, 6pm–8pm

Join us for a special evening of family fun in the Dinosaur Walk with No Lights, No Lycra Little. 

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Museum Playdates: Dinosaurs

Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 August, 9am–10am | Ages 2 to 5 years

During this Dinosaur Playdate, children and their adults will get to explore the dinosaurs in the museum before opening hours.

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