Zoom in on the evolutionary genius of bugs and discover how humans are using bugs as inspiration for new technologies.
Celebrating the history, culture, achievements and survival of Victoria’s Aboriginal people.
A wondrous place for babies to 5-year-olds where children will explore, play and learn.
Top Designs 2017 showcases the work of Victoria’s best young emerging designers.
Museum Members are invited to view Bug Lab: Little Bugs, Super Powers before Melbourne Museum opens
Celebrating a major turning point in Australian history, Bunjilaka presents an exhibition marking the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 Referendum. This collection of work by local Koorie artists reflects on a national movement united for Aboriginal Human Rights.
Join Museums Victoria’s conservator of paper, images and audiovisual materials, Belinda Gourley.
Draw birds and mammals from the museum’s Heritage Collections alongside books depicting the specimens on display.
Three members of the Great Melbourne Telescope restoration team will discuss aspects of the forensic investigation undertaken to rediscover how it was designed and built
Offers a glimpse for the first time into the ancient women’s practise of shell stringing by the Tasmanian Aboriginal Community.
Giant bugs are on the loose at Melbourne Museum! You never know what you might see when you visit.
Over 600 birds, reptiles, mammals and amphibians from around the world.
Walk among skeletons of prehistoric animals.
Join curator Stacie Piper and artist Hayley Miller-Baker in a presentation and discussion around bringing the One Day, Many Voices Exhibition together.
The origin and evolution of life in Victoria.
The most immersive cinematic experience in the world.
One of the world's most destructive conflicts recalled through the experiences of eight people.
Watch a writhing mass of hungry eels gobble up their lunch!
An exhibition packed with icons of the city's past and present.
The amazing world of insects and spiders!
Walk through a stand of Victoria's mountain forests in the middle of the city.
Explore Bunjilaka's beautiful Indigenous garden.
A fun place to learn about interesting stuff.
The processes and mechanisms of evolution.
A brilliant, immersive exhibition about our ever-changing Earth.
An etched zinc wall that spans the north wall of Birrarung Gallery and surrounds the entry to First Peoples.
Dramatic underwater footage, vivid photographs and rare specimens bring Victoria’s marine animals to life.
Watercraft and other objects from nearly every Pacific Island nation.
Monthly lecture series presented by Museums Victoria's Humanities Department.
View your body inside, outside, up close and over time in this exhibition about our own biology.
Come and see our giant red blood cell and make your own pom-pom haemoglobin.
Think about the workings of your own mind and the minds of others.
Australia's greatest racehorse.
Introduction to the museum's displays.
Discover the history and beauty of this magnificently restored building.