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Melbourne Museum

Melbourne Museum

Carlton Gardens, Carlton
Daily 10am - 5pm
closed Good Friday & Christmas Day
Website: Melbourne Museum

Melbourne Museum

Melbourne Museum

Melbourne


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To the best of White Hat’s knowledge, this event or location is currently cancelled, postponed or suspended due to COVID-19 precautions. If in doubt check with the organiser or institution involved. White Hat will constantly monitor events and venues in an attempt to update listings when conditions change.

Housed in a modern building in the Carlton Gardens and at the rear of the Royal Exhibition Building, this is Melbourne's major museum.

For many years its star attraction has been the stuffed racehorse, Pharlap.

Children's Activities at Melbourne Museum

Take part in a selection of regular activities @ Melbourne Museum including

  • Make 'n' Take, creative art & crafts activities for children aged 6 & over (Sat & Sun 1-4pm)
  • Discovery Tables, visit the discovery tables in the Children's Museum to explore the museum's collection (daily)
  • Keeper Talks, meet the members of the Live Exhibits team & learn about the challenges of keeping the live displays at the museum (Sun 3.30pm)
  • Sunday Science, hands-on activities introducing children aged 8 & over to science & technology (Sun 11am) 

Melbourne MuseumChildren's Gallery

The Children's Gallery will surprise, delight & intrigue children & their families. A world created especially for 3-8 year olds; the fascinating story of growth unfolds. Discover how plants, animals & humans change as they grow at the Big Box. 

 

 

 

Some forthcoming events at Melbourne Museum:

Nocturnal - Melbourne Museum

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To the best of White Hat’s knowledge, this event or location is currently cancelled, postponed or suspended due to COVID-19 precautions. If in doubt check with the organiser or institution involved. White Hat will constantly monitor events and venues in an attempt to update listings when conditions change.


Nocturnal is the transformation of the museum into an adult playground.

Enjoy a rotating list of the latest bands and DJs performing live in the museum, with open bars, great food, roving entertainment, discussions with museum experts and learning experiences across collections, cultures and time.

These are after-hours events for adults 18 years and over.



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