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Entry to Melbourne Museum and Bunjilaka.

Revolutions: Records and Rebels exhibition showcase

Revolutions: Records and Rebels

Revolutions: Records and Rebels looks at the late 1960s as a moment when youth culture drove optimistic idealism, motivating people to come together and question the establishment across every area of society.

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Talking About A Revolution with Ecca Vandal

A series of intimate evenings of music and conversation, inspired by our latest blockbuster exhibition, Revolutions: Records to Rebels.


Children's Palaeontology Tour

On this tour you will discover all things dinosaur at the Palaeontology Store these school holidays.

Nocturnal crowd

Nocturnal x NAIDOC Week

Nocturnal proudly celebrates NAIDOC Week with a Bad Apples Music takeover featuring: Briggs, Alice Skye and Soju-Gang

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Children's Live Exhibits Tour

Ever wondered who looks after all the live plant and animal displays at Melbourne Museum?

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Refugees, Museums and the Digital Diaspora

Discover how social media is connecting refugees - and learn about its impact on Museums Victoria’s engagement with refugee culture and collections.

A crowd gathered outside the Salvation Army Soup Kitchen in Bennett's Lane, Melbourne.

The History of Money: Part 3 The Welfare State

Join us for the final talk of our discovery debate series Money, Trade and the Human Experience.

Face of man with large fossilised shell specimen being held in front.

Meet the Museum Experts: Palaeontology

Ever wondered what do Museum staff do? Ever pondered what's behind closed doors?

Child touching mineral on display in Children's Museum.

Museum Playdates

Come and play in our newest program for 3 to 5 year olds.

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Inside 'Swinging London', Revolutions Records and Rebels.

Music, Sex & Politics: The Revolution Continues

You say you want one, but did we have one? (A local revolution that is.)

A row of old, leather-bound books with some visible damage.

Ten Enemies of Books

Join conservator Alice Cannon for a contemplation on how books can be lost, destroyed, damaged and saved.

Three small birds with black and yellow feathers, and a pink breast. Two birds are perched on leafy branches while one flies above.

The Birdman and the Museum

This show-and-tell offers a unique insight into the relationship between Museums Victoria and the renowned ornithologist and publisher, John Gould, through rarely seen items from the library and archives.


Theft from Collecting Institutions

Join one of our experts to hear about astonishing histories of thefts from major Australian cultural institutions that have occurred across their histories, including thefts of valuable rare books.


Promoting Rare Books & Special Collections

Three library experts discuss their experiences in marketing and promotion of rare books.

Close-up shot of hands weaver a disc of natural fibre

Young Blak Professionals Working in GLAM Industries

Join us as our speakers explores what it means to be young and Blak working in the GLAM Sector

Science at the Extreme

National Science Week Public Launch: Science at the Extreme

Join us for the public launch of National Science Week 2019 at Melbourne Museum.

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Black and white image of children in a bark canoe

Lost in Translation

Discover this amazing story of cross-cultural knowledge exchange between the museum and the Yaghan community in South America.


Before Hours Tour

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

Illustration of a prehistoric animal

Australian Academy of Science Boden Research Conference

This two-and-a-half-day symposium will bring together top Australian and international scientists, students, and early career researchers to explore the techniques for reconstructing evolutionary transformations in vertebrate history.

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