Bunjilaka (30)


Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre at Melbourne Museum is a dynamic living cultural centre with an Indigenous garden, artists' space and exhibition gallery celebrating Victoria’s Koorie people and the relationship between Aboriginal people and the land.

Collections (182)


There are 16 million objects in Museum Victoria's collections - Australian Indigenous cultural material, extensive natural science specimens and a broad collection representing Victoria’s historical and technological developments.

Discovery Centre (70)

Discovery Centre

MV's Discovery Centre responds to public enquiries across the full spectrum of the organisation's expertise - from mammals to migration, from asteroids to ants. Discovery Centre staff work at on-site centres at Melbourne and Immigration Museums.

Events and Programs (131)

Events and Programs

Lectures, community festivals, activities for kids - lots of stuff to see and do!

Exhibitions (111)


Come and see the real thing! Exhibitions at Melbourne Museum, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks and beyond.

History & Technology (108)

History & Technology

Research and collections that document Victoria's history since European settlement, including community and domestic life, cultural diversity, technological change and innovation, and major historical events.

IMAX (10)


IMAX offers the most immersive movie experience in the world. Home to the world’s third largest screen, IMAX Melbourne Museum has become one of the world’s leading IMAX theatres, attracting over four million visitors to date.

Immigration Museum (47)

Immigration Museum

The Immigration Museum explores the stories of people who have migrated to Victoria. Located in Old Customs House, the museum re-creates real-life experiences with a rich mix of film, personal and community voices, memories and memorabilia.

Indigenous Cultures (42)

Indigenous Cultures

We work closely with Indigenous peoples to undertake research, to develop collections and to curate exhibitions relating primarily to Indigenous peoples of Australia and the Pacific region.

Library (11)


Information on Trilobites? Blandowski? Coles Book Arcade? The MV Library helps the Museum's curators and researchers find information, and welcomes other scholars by appointment to use its large book and journals collection.

Live Exhibits (56)

Live Exhibits

The Live Exhibits team look after all the living things on display at Melbourne Museum, from the trees and birds in the Forest Gallery to the thousands of invertebrates in Bugs Alive.

Melbourne Museum (253)

Melbourne Museum

Melbourne Museum explores life in Victoria, from our natural environment to our culture and history. Located in Carlton Gardens, the building houses a permanent collection in eight galleries, including one just for children.

Planetarium (48)


The Melbourne Planetarium is located at Scienceworks, Spotswood. Featuring a 16m domed screen, it uses the latest digital technology to recreate the night sky all around you and can even fly you off the Earth to explore the Universe beyond.

Research (139)


Museum staff, researchers, students and community members use the state collections to conduct research - from life at the bottom of the ocean to the history of our state and its people.

Royal Exhibition Building (19)

Royal Exhibition Building

The Royal Exhibition Building is one of the world's oldest remaining exhibition pavilions. Gloriously restored and still used for exhibitions, it was the first building in Australia to achieve a World Heritage listing.

Scienceworks (83)


Scienceworks makes science an adventure. Located in Spotswood (7km from the Melbourne CBD), you can discover everyday science through interactive exhibits, programs and shows at this award-winning, interactive museum. 

Sciences (248)


Natural history - from animals to minerals, fossils to sea slugs. MV's scientists use the state's collections in important research.

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Updates on what's happening at Melbourne Museum, the Immigration Museum, Scienceworks, the Royal Exhibition Building, and beyond.