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Melbourne Museum

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


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

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

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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