Opening Hours

Daily 10am–5pm
Closed Good Friday
and Christmas Day

Where to find us

Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson Street
Carlton, Victoria, 3053

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Admission prices

Museum entry

Tickets Cost
Adult $14.00
Child (to 16 years) Free
Concession* Free
Museum Member Adult Free
Museum Member Child (to 16 years) Free
Museum Member Concession* Free

Additional charges  apply for some temporary exhibitions and special events.

Joint Melbourne Museum and IMAX tickets.

Joint Melbourne Museum and IMAX tickets are available from the museum ticket desk or IMAX box office. The tickets are for entry to Melbourne Museum and an IMAX documentary.

Tickets Cost
Adult $27.00
Child (to 16 years) $14.00
Concession* $17.00
(Two adults and two children)

Museum Members IMAX tickets

Tickets Cost
Adult IMAX documentary $15.00
Child (to 16 years) IMAX documetary $11.00
Concession* IMAX documentary $13.00
Adult feature film^ $22.00
Child (to 16 years) feature film^ $17.00
Concession* feature film^ $20.00

*These cards entitle you to concession entry: Carer Card, Health Care Card, Pension Card, Student Card (Australian and International), Veterans Affairs Card, All government-issued Seniors Cards (Australian and International), Photo ID is required for all concession entry.

Companion Card holders can bring their attendant free of charge.

^Discounted feature length film prices are not available on films listed as No Free Tickets (NFT), generally the first 11 days of release. Full pricing will apply during this time. Please check the film listings on the IMAX Melbourne website for details.

Bookings and enquiries

Available 9am to 5pm, 7 days per week.

13 11 02
Outside Australia:
+61 3 8341 7777
Schools and groups:
(03) 8341 7767

If you require catering for your group, please arrange in advance through Restaurant Associates. Phone: 03 9270 5051 or email

Visiting with children

The museum is a safe fun and active place to be but there are places children need to be looked after such as escalators and balconies.

The museum has the following amenities to make visiting with children easier:

  • Nursing and Change areas
  • Highchairs available at the Café
  • Accessible toilets
  • Drink fountains
  • Microwaves
  • Pram Hire

If you have any special needs, please ask our friendly, helpful staff.

Visitor guide

The Melbourne Museum map (PDF, 81 Kb) shows the location of the main exhibition galleries and facilities.

Our visitor guide is available in German, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish.

Visitor guides are available from the ticket desk on arrival at Melbourne Museum.


The Melbourne Museum Shop is located in the main foyer. We have a wonderful, diverse range of goods with a strong emphasis on local and Australian products that reflects the themes of the museum.

We are open from 10.30am to 5.00pm every day of the year except Good Friday and Christmas Day.

Contact Us

Phone: +61 3 8341 7620


From the 17 October 2016, the Museum Cafe is temporarily relocating to lower level of Melbourne Museum. This will allow for an exciting refurbishment of the cafe on the ground level.

It will be business as usual, and you will be able to enjoy a great variety of hot and cold food and refreshments.

Opening Hours

Temporary café (lower level): 10am–4.30pm seven days a week

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