Museum of the Moon is an astounding seven metre diameter spherical sculpture featuring large scale NASA imagery of the lunar surface.
At a scale of 1:500,000, each centimetre of the sculpture represents five kilometres of the moon's surface. This installation fuses lunar imagery, moonlight and music created by BAFTA and Ivor Novello Award winning composer, Dan Jones. Museum of the Moon is created by UK artist Luke Jerram.
Illuminate the way you view the moon through an exciting range of public programs.
A collection of stories about the Moon from Museums Victoria staff, a member of the Australian Skeptics, and NASA.
Closed for maintenance until 5 April
Until 28 April 2019
Strictly for ages 13 and above
Created by Opaque Space, Earthlight: Lunar Hub is an engaging virtual reality experience where you, the astronaut, explore a lunar space station, walk on the Moon and experience the most breathtaking views of Earth.
Almost 50 years ago on Christmas Eve, 1968 William Anders a US astronaut on Apollo 8 took at photo known as 'Earthrise' as they orbited the moon. This beautiful picture changed the way we think about Earth – our home planet.
To celebrate this anniversary, we are gathering people's feelings, hopes and dreams for Earth. What do you love about Earth? Tell us about a time when you have been caught up in the wonder of the world. Read recent love letters.