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Museum Entry

Entry to Melbourne Museum and Bunjilaka.

Nocturnal crowd

Nocturnal X Midsumma Festival

See Melbourne Museum transformed and discover what happens at night when the dinosaurs doze, and the exhibitions come alive.

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Nelson Mandela with his fist raised

Mandela My Life: The Official Exhibition

A new world-class exhibition on Nelson Mandela's extraordinary life, curated from the extensive collections of the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg.

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Two people with blue paint on their faces

Decolonise and Moisturise

An immersive workshop on decolonising art practices and self care facilitated by Candy Bowers.

Make Believe: The Story of the Myer Christmas Windows

It’s hard to make hats for flamingos!

A special panel event with the makers, artisans, designers, sculptors and creators behind Make Believe: The Story of the Myer Christmas Windows.


Before Hours Tour

Join an early morning, small group tour of Melbourne Museum before it opens

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Child touching mineral on display in Children's Museum.

Museum Playdates

Come and play in our newest program for 2 to 5 year olds.

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Nocturnal X Melbourne Fashion

This special edition of Nocturnal, curated in collaboration with the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF), celebrates the opening of the festival with live music, performance, drinks, and late night access to museum exhibitions.

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Forest Gallery at Melbourne Museum

Museum Members Summer Party

It’s time to celebrate all things summer, members and museums!

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Women sitting at a sewing machine

Fashion and Ethics: Knowing your clothes

Join Ethical Clothing Australia and the Melbourne Museum as we meet the people behind the labels at some of Australia’s most ethical brands.

Woman looking at wool designs.

From Sketch to Sample

In this three part workshop, learn how professional designers develop their ideas, create patterns and work with manufacturers, to create high end fashion pieces.

Woman holding a small bird on her hand

Listening for nature

Discover how sound recordings reveal the secrets of nature with Dr Karen Rowe’s work on birds in Australia and Sulawesi.


Illuminating Nature

Learn how a Melbourne watchmaker and amateur scientist used the art of magic lantern projection to present scientific discoveries of the natural world. 

Man and a woman with animations projected over them

Gut feelings; Your mind, your microbes

An expert panel explains the latest research on how our guts and mental health are linked and what we can do to be healthy and happy from the inside out.

Child wearing a dinosaur costume dancing at the Jurassic Dinosaur Disco at Melbourne Museum

Hello Museum Dino Disco

Say HELLO at the Dinosaur Disco and enjoy a special evening opening of the Children's Gallery and Garden.

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