The Pauline Gandel Children’s Gallery

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In December 2016, Melbourne Museum will open the new Pauline Gandel Children's Gallery, with support from Gandel Philanthropy and the Victorian State Government. It will be a unique place for young children – from babies to 5 years old. The redeveloped Gallery will feature a dinosaur dig to excavate fossils, a discovery garden, museum objects and an immersive ‘camouflage disco’ where children can turn into spotty and stripy animals.


    We are excited about the experiences we are developing for the new Gallery. We have consulted widely with children and their families, early childhood educators and specialists, playground designers and health professionals to create a unique and innovative space for play-based learning.        

Dr Patrick Greene, CEO of Museum Victoria


For queries regarding the Children’s Gallery Redevelopment please contact our External Relations team.

Carolyn Jones, Manager, External Relations
E: / M:  0478 305 884

Maria O’Dwyer, Senior Advisor, External Relations 
E: / M: 0466 567 306

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