Closed Good Friday
and Christmas Day
|Child (to 16 years)||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 are available from the museum ticket desk or IMAX box office. The tickets are for entry to Melbourne Museum and an IMAX documentary.
|Child (to 16 years)||$14.00|
(Two adults and two children)
|Adult IMAX documentary||$15.00|
|Child (to 16 years) IMAX documentary||$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.
Available 9am to 5pm, 7 days per week.
If you require catering for your group, please arrange in advance through Restaurant Associates. Phone: 03 9270 5051 or email
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:
If you have any special needs, please ask our friendly, helpful staff.
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.
Phone: +61 3 8341 7620
Ground Level, 10am–4.30pm
The Museum Market Café is just the place to relax, chat, taste, and discover a world of fresh ingredients, all chopped, sliced and diced on site by our talented chefs. It’s a stunning space, designed for you to unwind while exploring Melbourne Museum with family and friends.
Our food options boast a great variety of homemade pastries, bakery items, gourmet sandwiches and freshly made salads as well as a selection of sushi and healthy snack items.
Children's Gallery, 10am–4.30pm
The Museum Station Café caters for both parents and kids alike in the wondrous Children’s Gallery.
Whether you’re looking to boost your energy or needing some time out, the Museum Station Café has you covered. Aside from delicious barista made coffees, you can select from a range of mini sandwiches and rolls, sushi, organic fruit juices, bite-sized quiches, wholemeal pizzas and pita pockets.
The team from Restaurant Associates have also incorporated build-your-own 'Choo Choo Cookies' as well as a new frozen yoghurt machine, allowing you to create your own toppings!