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Melbourne Museum

11 Nicholson Street, Carlton Gardens, Victoria 3053 Australia

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“Offers rich and often surprising insights into life in Victoria.”

Melbourne Museum showcases Australian social history, Indigenous cultures, science and the environment. Located adjacent to the World Heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens, and home to IMAX Melbourne.
Major features of Melbourne Museum include celebrating Victoria's local Koorie culture in Bunjilaka, Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Explore Melbourne's rich history in the Melbourne Story exhibition; be immersed in evocative stories and discover the icons and personalities that have shaped Melbourne since the early 1800s.
See Phar Lap, Australia's legendary racehorse, in the flesh. Walk amongst skeletons of amazing animals from the past; from dinosaurs, flying reptiles and megafauna. Take a close look at bugs, from stick insects to red-back and funnel-web spiders in Bugs Alive. Wander through a living forest with resident wildlife inside the Forest Gallery. Journey into the mind and explore a world of emotions, thoughts, memories and dreams in The Mind exhibition.
Visit the Museum Shops for a unique range of books, toys, games, as well as locally produced crafts and souvenirs you won't find anywhere else.

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GretaShannon

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April 21, 2016
Rated 5.0

Love exploring the museum. Ive been so many times and it doesnt get old

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Melbourne Museum

11 Nicholson Street
Carlton Gardens
Victoria
3053 Australia

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  • Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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