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Melbourne Museum


"A visit to Melbourne Museum is a rich, surprising insight into life in Victoria. We show you Victoria's intriguing permanent collections and bring you brilliant temporary exhibitions from near and far. You'll see our natural environment, our cultures and our history through different perspectives."

Opening Hours

Mondays: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday:  9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 9am - 5pm



Adults - $15.00

Children (up to 16 years) -  Free

Seniors - $10.00

Concession - Free

(These cards entitle you to concession entry: Carer Card, Health Care Card, Pension Card, Student Card, Veterans Affairs Card. Companion Card holders can bring their attendant free of charge.)


What's on

Gandel Gondwana Garden


"Explore Victoria’s ancient landscapes and learn about creatures that once walked this land, from dinosaurs and megafauna to the ancestors of today’s iconic Australian species."


Adult - $15.00
Child/Concession - Free

Naadohbii: To Draw Water


"Naadohbii: To Draw Water brings together contemporary First Peoples artwork from Turtle Island (Canada), Aotearoa (New Zealand), and Australia on the topic of water. The exhibition is a curatorial partnership project between Museums Victoria, Pātaka Art + Museum and Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG-Qaumajuq)."


$0 – $15

Ways to Travel:


When driving it is a 30 - 45min trip, may vary with traffic and location. 

Melbourne Museum has a secure, multi-level undercover parking. Parking costing between $13 to $43 depending on stay time.


When catching the train get the city loop Metro train to Parliament Station, use lifts or stairs to access the top of Lonsdale Street. The museum is a 5-10min walk up Nicholson St.


Use Tram route 86 or Tram route 96 to corner of Nicholson and Gertrude Streets at stop 'Melbourne Museum/Nicholson St'. The museum is a 2min walk from this tram stop.

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