Housed in a modern building in the
Carlton Gardens and
at the rear of the
Exhibition Building, this is Melbourne's major museum.
For many years its star attraction has been the stuffed racehorse,
Children's Activities at Melbourne Museum
Take part in a selection of regular activities @ Melbourne Museum
- 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
- Sunday Science, hands-on activities introducing children aged
8 & over to science & technology (Sun 11am)
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.
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
These are after-hours events for adults 18 years and over.