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Melbourne Museum

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One of Australia's popular and loved museums! Perfect for the whole family, Melbourne Museum showcases Australian social history, Aboriginal cultures, science and the environment. Inside: Experience Victorian and Australian Aboriginal culture - from...more
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11 Nicholson Pl | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Went to the museum for first time in 15 years. Still very affordable and a great variety of displays ensures there is something for everyone. I loved the dinosaurs, the pavilion dedicated to our early Australians, and the Evolution display. There were numerous others and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bigdenw
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a visually interesting museum, both for its architecture and its exhibits. I found it a little confusing getting around, but who cares when around each turn is something interesting. We set aside two hours, which was not nearly enough time. If you go...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank alanlP3589QE
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent nearly 3 hours here, there was so much to read and see, the exhibition of his life was wonderful Lots of little interesting touches, some of his clothes, as well as the story of his incarceration and his lifetime of fighting apartheid. Brilliant

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank acford
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this museum. It is so interactive, i never get sick of the taxidermy area. The general admission gives access to the kids gallery. What is a wonderful kids playground suitable for all ages. My 5 year old and my 1 year old have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank patriciayui
Reviewed 1 week ago

We try to get to the Museum every couple of years, mainly because you just can’t explore the Museum thoroughly in one visit. We went explicitly to see the behind the scenes of the Myer Christmas Window exhibition, and we weren’t disappointed. We are Christmas...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Julie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We brought our 8 and 11 year olds to this museum and were expecting to be in and out fairly quickly as they tend to get bored quite quickly in museums. However, this was so interactive, and had many different topics and displays that it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HHinMexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always something new on exhibition paid ones and the Myer Xmas window display exhibit was amazing. The one thing i say is a must do is the$8 tour of the exhibition buildings next door. The history of the place is more than you could ever...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank P8146GEpeters
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Melbourne's stunning museum located in the beautiful Carlton Gardens just a stones throw from the CBD alongside the Royal Exhibition Building where there are varied shows through the months of the year. The museum is spread over six levels and a must for a great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wesso3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I only went here for the Nelson Mandela Exhibition so cannot review the rest of the museum. The mentioned exhibition was absolutely excellent though. I spent several hours going through all the monters and material. Very well presented and highly recommended! Note that the museum...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Isgran
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing overview of the history, flora and fauna of Australia. Good for all ages especially those interested in natural history. Be prepared to spend up to 2 hours.

Date of experience: November 2018
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14 November 2018|
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Response from 3-s-j-m | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I don’t work for the Museum however I’m sure you can because I was offered Mandela tickets when I visited. If you go to the Melbourne Museum website you can book tickets and it looks like they are discounted 10% if... More
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2 April 2018|
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Response from Travelaround59 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry made a mistake with a different museum! We bought the tickets on the spot and it wasn't busy.
Robert S
22 March 2017|
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Response from Dque | Reviewed this property |
Free for children, pensioners and students. $14 as others have said for adults.