Melbourne Museum

Carlton, VIC

Where are we going?

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson St
Carlton VIC 3053

3 8341 7777

What is there to do?

The award-winning Melbourne Museum houses a permanent collection in eight galleries, including one just for children, plus a range of temporary and seasonal exhibitions.

Permanent exhibitions include a Dinosaur Walk, Forest Secrets and Labrinth Of The Mind, plus the blue whale skeleton and the living indoor rainforest are big draws for kids.

Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre is a space for indigenous and non-indigenous people to learn about Victoria’s Koorie people.

Also home to an Imax Theatre.

How much does it cost?

Adults: $10

Free Under: 16 years


Need a little extra help?

Accessible toilets are available on all levels of the museum. All exhibition galleries and public spaces have lift and or ramp access. Selected computer stations in the Discovery Centre are wheelchair accessible. Wheelchair seating is available in the IMAX Theatre on a first-come basis, or spaces can be reserved by calling the bookings line.


When can we go?

Open daily 10am to 5pm. Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day.


Any top tips?

Touch trolleys are available in the exhibition galleries on most days, please ask at the ticket desk for more information.

I’m Hungry!

The cafe is family friendly, can provide high chairs and offers a special lunch box for kids. Adults are catered for with a selection of fresh hot and cold food, teas, coffees and soft drinks. - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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