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Opening Hours

Daily 10am–4.30pm
Closed Good Friday
and Christmas Day

Where to find us

2 Booker Street
Spotswood, Victoria, 3015


Field site, Camp Cooinda Burrong, Grampians National Park.

Climate change, sustainability and bushfire response

Following this summer’s unprecedented bushfires, Museums Victoria has begun directing its expertise, research and collections towards supporting recovery and sustainability efforts.

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Air Playground

Prepare to be blown away by this playful journey through six breezy worlds each exploring different concepts of air.

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Rocket launch

Best of the Fest

Here is your chance to catch a selection of the best films from Australia's first ever full dome film festival.

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Little Kids’ Day In – Messy Play

Enjoy a day of messy play without the school groups! In partnership with Playgroup Victoria.

Planetarium Nights

Planetarium Nights

Experience the Planetarium after hours for an evening of fully immersive cinema in our new event series especially for adults.

Great Melbourne Telescope at the Melbourne Observatory, 1880’s

Great Melbourne Telescope Restoration

Watch the reconstruction of the iconic Great Melbourne Telescope as it celebrates its 150th anniversary.

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Lunar Base landscape

Moonbase ONE

Come on an amazing adventure as we strive to understand our magnificent neighbour the Moon.

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School holiday activities

Science is in the air this Autumn school holidays.

Beyond Perception

Beyond Perception: Seeing the Unseen

Discovering imperceptible worlds through science and technology.

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Ground Up: Building Big Ideas, Together

Get ready to build your curiosity! An exhibition for babies to 5-year-olds.


Museums Victoria Store now open online!

Shop the best of our Scienceworks range; explore the intricate workings of the human skeletal system with our anatomical skeleton kit, enjoy your coffee in astronomical style with a NASA ceramic mug, or produce perfect projects with stellar space stationary and solar system eraser sets.