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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


Beyond Perception

Beyond Perception: Seeing the Unseen

Discovering imperceptible worlds through science and technology.

Model of the moon, with blue and purple backlighting

Best of the Laborastory

Science takes centre stage with the best stories from Laborastory in 2018 alongside the Museum of the Moon.

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Teen girls looking at ipads


Adventure into unseen worlds at Sync; an all-ages event specifically designed to blow. Your. Mind!

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Museum members participating in the Robots workshop.

Weekend Workshops

In pairs of one adult and one child, participants will work together to build skills in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths).

Planetarium Nights

Planetarium Nights

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

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Earthlight: Spacewalk

Be immersed in an authentic experience of space with the virtual reality game Earthlight: Spacewalk.

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STEM Video Game Arcade

Play the winning games from the annual national Australian STEM Video Games Challenge in an arcade!

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SCI-FI[LM]: Gattaca

What is perfection? Join us for a special screening of the film Gattaca, exploration of the Beyond Perception exhibition, telescope viewing and Tesla Coil activation!

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A close up view of the moon sculpture, showing craters and other geological features present on the moon surface.

Museum of the Moon

Bathe in moonlight and deepen your connection to Earth's natural satellite.

Toddler playing in the Camouflage Disco at the Pauline Gandel Children's Gallery, Melbourne Museum.

Little Kids' Day In – Dino Day

Learn about the dinosaurs that once roamed Victoria, touch some real dinosaur fossils and make a T-rex mask to wear and take home!

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Two children touch a brilliantly illuminated display at Melbourne Museum

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