As the Southern Hemisphere's largest museum, Melbourne Museum will likely offer something that captures your interest. Permanent exhibits cover dinosaurs, the first people in Victoria, evolution in Victoria, the story of Melbourne's transformation over time, deep-sea life, the human body, and more. The Touring Hall showcases temporary exhibits, so be sure to check what's on display here while you're in Melbourne. PutMelbourne Museum into our Melbourne travel itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
Melbourne Museum reviews
Avoid the joint Museum/IMAX ticket. Website for booking tickets was very unclear and timings overlapped badly which meant ending up with barely 30 minutes in the museum after the film finished - and..... more »
27 minutes wait for very mean serve of scones & cream after having to ask twice. Spoilt what would have been a nice day. more »
Absolutely Love the outdoor kids area at the Melbourne museum. My sons can explore without me hovering over them wondering what they are about to pick up and touch. Everything is safe and clean. The baby feeding and changing facilities are good also. If you are aboriginal you can get in for free so take note. I think you may need to fill in a form. Parking close by was $18 for the day which wasn’t so bad. Thanks guys
I simply adore the museum and it's especially wonderful that it's close to where I'm doing my studies at St Vincent's hospital. Nice to just go for a walk around the area. Visited many times, it's breathtaking with all easy access for wheelchairs, parking and anything you need really. Tram stops just outside and within walking distance to Parliament train station as well that I use every time during my commutes.
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