School holiday activities



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

This winter we’ll be having a mix of offers for visitors to Melbourne Museum. Victoria celebrates NAIDOC a week before the rest of the nation on 1-7th July. National NAIDOC Week is between the 8th –15th July.

Join us in Bunjilaka, Aboriginal Cultural Centre these holidays as we celebrate NAIDOC Week. Express what makes you feel strong in our free shield making activity with ochre painting.

NAIDOC – Highlights tour

1–5 July & 7–12 July
Ticket Included with museum entry

Join our First Peoples team as they guide you around Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre. They will share their favourite spots and stories from Milarri Garden, First Peoples exhibiton and the Birrarung Gallery. Limited places available, please call the bookings team on 83417767

NAIDOC – Workshops

Various times

To celebrate NAIDOC and the new exhibition The River of Language we will be hosting workshops and storytelling sessions throughout the week. Please note information about the workshops will be available daily at the activity tables.

Other events

Meet the Museum Expert: Palaeontology

2, 3, 9 & 10 July 2019
Tickets: Adult $54 / Concession & Child $40 / Member $30

Join Dr Rolf Schmidt, Collection Manager of the Invertebrate Palaeontology collection at Museums Victoria, as he shares how he and his team undertake research and management of the collection. You’ll even get to put your expertise to the test sorting through some 15-million-year old rock to find palaeontological treasures.

More info & bookings

Direct your own TV ad

1–6, 8–12 and 14 July
Free, does not include entry to the Museum

This school holidays, budding 'tween' directors have the chance to create their own road safety commercials using state-of-the-art technology at the TAC's new Road to Zero Education Complex at Melbourne Museum.

More info & bookings