Galleries and spaces will have restricted visitor numbers in enclosed spaces and increased cleaning measures in place.
NAIDOC Week: Always Was, Always Will Be
Celebrating First Peoples histories, cultures and knowledge systems, and peoples.
Scienceworks respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Country on which we stand, and we pay our respects to First Peoples across Victoria and Australia.
Language – Boonwurrung and Woi wurrung
Constellations in a cup
Hold a galaxy in your hands, with this constellation in a cup activity. Ask a grown up for some help, so you can enjoy the projections together!
The blackest black
Learn about one of the darkest human-made materials and how animals use black to their advantage in nature.
Join us these holidays for astronomy-themed activities you can do from your own home.
Curriculum-linked resources for remote classrooms or home-based learning.
Cooking with Love
Enjoy making (and eating!) these delicious recipes inspired by science, culture and history.
Just for Members
Live events, museum expert Q&As, activities, puzzles, Zoom backgrounds and more.
Relive the good old days
Step back in time with music, photos, quizzes and activities from the past. Perfect to explore with family and friends!
Unboxing the museum
Our expert staff take you on an exclusive tour behind the scenes of our museums, to “unbox” some of their favourite objects.
We’ve turned some of our much loved collection items and galleries into online puzzles.
Explore Scienceworks through mini-websites and virtual tours on Google Maps.
Explore our collections online
An invaluable record of Victoria's environmental and cultural history.
Museums Victoria Store
Keep little hands busy with museum puzzles, toys and activities.
Looking back in time: The Great Melbourne Telescope
The Great Melbourne Telescope was an important icon for nineteenth century Melbourne.
The Red Planet moves into opposition this month. Read about our neighbour, new missions and a look at its weird moons.
Eleven incredible meteorites
The Murchison is just one of many strange and storied space rocks held by Museums Victoria. Here are 10 others—as well as one which disappeared.
You won't miss a day at your museums! All active and new memberships will be extended for the period that the museum remains closed.
You'll also get access to our Just for Members area featuring live Zoom events, museum expert Q&As, activities, puzzles, downloadable Zoom backgrounds and more!