Melbourne Museum

Suitable for ages
For Ages 0-4
For Ages 5-8
For Ages 9-12
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See Australia’s most famous racehorse, step inside a giant puzzle cube and discover the stories of the local Indigenous people. Take a step back in time and learn about the history and lifestyle of the city of Melbourne and all around Australia. A modern museum housed in its own work of art, the Melbourne Museum is a popular destination for tourists and locals of all ages and guarantees a fun day rain or shine. This is a building dedicated to showcasing the history and lifestyle of Melbourne as well as the various cultures around Australia and the Pacific Islands. The Melbourne Museum is a huge space where families will be challenged to see everything in just a day. No matter how long or short the window of opportunity, make time to pop in.

Good to knows

  • Park bikes and scooters outside during your visit, then head through to Carlton Gardens after.