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  • Address: Australia
  • Hours: Open daily 10am-5pm. Closed on Christmas and Good Friday.
  • Admission: Adult tickets starting at $14

Melbourne ATTRACTIONS See all

Melbourne Museum Tours

Melbourne Museum provides a great experience for adults and children alike. A series of permanent exhibitions relating to the culture, history and the environment of Melbourne and Victoria are housed in several galleries including a lush Forest Gallery, an Aboriginal gallery and a Children’s area.

Exhibitions include Science and Life, Melbourne Story, Evolution, Mind and Body, and many more. Get to see bones and displays of Australia’s mega fauna (giant animals), experience the Dinosaur Walk, Bugs Alive!, Amazing Animals and The Human Body.

Temporary exhibitions run about twice a year and cover a variety of themes. Visiting from March to July 2013 are hidden treasures from Afghanistan temporarily donated by the National Museum in Kabul.
The Museum also houses a good café, an IMAX center and – the museum’s most popular object – a taxidermy original of Australia’s most famous racehorse, Phar Lap.

Housed in a striking building with a huge glass façade, Melbourne Museum is not immediately visible if you approach from the CBD as it stands behind the impressive Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton Gardens.

Practical Info

Melbourne Museum is an easy walk from Parliament train station or any tram stop along Nicholson, Victoria or Rathdowne Streets.

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Small-Group Melbourne Sightseeing Tour, Melbourne, null

Small-Group Melbourne Sightseeing Tour

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

Our Melbourne City Tour takes you through the wondrous sights of Melbourne. Learn about the city’s fascinating history with your expert Oceania guide. With ...  Read more

Location: Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $55.16
Melbourne Bike Tour with Lunch, Melbourne, Bus & Minivan Tours

Melbourne Bike Tour with Lunch

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 10 Reviews

Explore Melbourne by bike with a professional, mature, local guide who shows you famous locations and little-known gems on an intimate 2-wheeled tour through ...  Read more

Location: Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $88.26

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