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Melbourne Museum

Melbourne Museum little girl smiling infront of fossil dinosaur skeleton


Located just a short tram ride from our hotel, the Melbourne Museum is a must-visit destination, open daily from 9am to 5pm (please note, entry charges apply and hours may vary on Public Holidays). This museum offers a rich array of exhibitions that cater to visitors of all ages, making it an ideal spot for a family outing or a solo adventure.

The Melbourne Museum is home to a variety of exhibitions that promise to engage and educate. A highlight is the Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, which provides a profound insight into the history and traditions of Australia’s Indigenous peoples. Through compelling stories and artifacts, visitors can gain a deeper understanding of Aboriginal culture.

Step back in time and explore the museum’s fascinating dinosaur exhibits. Featuring real dinosaur fossil skeletons, these interactive displays bring the prehistoric world to life. Perfect for children and adults alike, the dinosaur exhibitions offer an exciting and educational experience.

Every month, the Melbourne Museum offers a special evening for adults only. These exclusive events feature themed talks, guided tours, and unique activities that provide a fresh perspective on the museum’s extensive collections. With drinks and food available, these ticketed nights create a vibrant and relaxed atmosphere perfect for a night out.

Whether you’re passionate about history, intrigued by science, or simply seeking a fun and educational experience, the Melbourne Museum has something for everyone. Make sure to visit and uncover the treasures that lie within this cultural landmark, conveniently located just a tram ride away.