Discover the fascinating and ultimately tragic story of the Aztecs.
Enter the temple to uncover the mysteries of the Aztec afterlife. See striking statues that tell a story of belief, devotion and human sacrifice. Over 200 cultural treasures and dramatic multimedia from Mexico’s major museums tell the fierce story of a civilisation that was based on fear and appeasement of the gods.
Developed by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa in partnership with the National Council for Culture and the Arts - National Institute of Anthropology and History - Mexico, Australian Museum and Museum Victoria.
Tickets: adults $24, concession $16, children $12Flexible tickets (enter any day or time, subject to capacity): adults $30, children $16Family tickets: 1 adult/2 children $40, 2 adults/2 children $60MV Members: adults $14, concession $12, children $8Free entry for children under six years old
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Tickets will be available for purchase online. When purchasing online you do need to nominate a specific date and time of attendance.
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Education bookings are open for the Aztecs exhibition, however no staff led programs or professional development opportunites have been made available at this stage. To receive email updates, you can join MVteachers, a free online subscription service by visiting: https://museumvictoria.com.au/education/mvteachers/
The Aztecs Exhibition is not related to the Gold and the Incas Lost Worlds of Peru exhibition in Canberra. The exhibitions cover different time periods, places and people.
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Aztecs bookings for both the public and school groups are now open. You can telephone 13 11 02 or alternatively keep your your eyes peeled for online bookings due to appear shortly. To receive the latest news on exhibitions please subscribe to the Museum Victoria E-News: http://museumvictoria.com.au/e-news/
Timed tickets and Premium Flexible tickets can be purchased online by visiting: https://museumvictoria.com.au/melbournemuseum/tickets/ . Alternatively, you can also purchase tickets, including Family tickets by calling 13 11 02.
Everyone is different, but somewhere between one hour to one and a half hours is the average time most people spend in the exhibition.
An Aztecs exhibition ticket also gives you access to the rest of the museum, so there is no need to purchase an extra ticket.
Tickets for the Aztec exhibition can be purchased at the Melbourne Museum ticket counter upon arrival. Pre-purchasing tickets either online or through the Bookings Officer on 13 11 02 is only recommended to avoid disappointment.
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With such a ticketing scheme and pricing you can enjoy your exibition yourselves as far as I am concerned.
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