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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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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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STEM Videogame Arcade

Play award winning games by Australia’s emerging designers in the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge

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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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Beyond Perception

Beyond Perception: Seeing the Unseen

Discovering imperceptible worlds through science and technology.

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Child between a man and a woman using an exhibition interactive

Ground Up: Building Big Ideas, Together

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

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A lightning strike illuminates the sky near the Thevenard silos at Ceduna, South Australia.

Bolt from the Blue

Explore the remarkable properties and mysteries of lightning.

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Child playing with blocks

Little Kids' Day In

Enjoy a day of fun and play-based learning activities without the school groups!

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Entrance to Think Ahead

Think Ahead

What will the future be like?

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Two girls using the Cathy Freeman interactive In Sportworks

Sportsworks

Stretch your mind and your muscles.

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four men in front of a pumping engine

Pumping Station tours

A tour filled with stories of old Melbourne and Victorian engineering feats.

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1950s powerboat in the museum's collection store

Collection Store tours

See highlights from our historic collection and discover some of Melbourne’s fascinating past.

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