The Melbourne Museum displays thousands of exhibits featuring Australia’s indigenous culture, native animals, the planet’s history and other interesting interactions. Suitable for adults and children, visitors will learn about life in Victoria through the museum’s amazing exhibits.


  • Museum Exhibits – The Melbourne Museum covers a wide range of themed exhibits on life in Victoria including animals & plants, prehistoric fossils, technology, history and culture. Some noteworthy exhibits include the race horse Phar Lap and a full scale sized blue whale skeleton.
  • Royal Exhibition Building – This building was restored and the first world heritage listed landmark in Australia. Daily tours occur at 2pm, opposite the Melbourne Museum. (Adults $5, concession $3.50)
  • IMAX –  Located right next to Melbourne Museum, IMAX shows movies and documentaries on a massive screen in 3D!


Museum Only Adult Children Concession
$10 Free Free
Museum & IMAX Family Adult Children Concession
$65* $23 $13.50 $14.50

* 2 adults + 2 children for family
Surcharge for feature films.

Other Facilities

  • Souvenirs Shop – Full of small gifts, souvenirs and toys for kids.
  • Cafe – A range of hot and cold snacks for families and groups.
  • Car Park – If you’re planning on hiring a car, here’s a full list of prices for their car park.


  • Trams – Number 86 or 96 will take you to the corner of Nicholson and Gertrude Streets. Alternatively you can catch the free city circle tram and get off at Victoria Pde.
  • Bus – Number 250, 251, and 402 will take you to Rathdowne Street. Alternatively you can catch a free Melbourne Visitor Shuttle and get off at stop 4.
  • Train – Parliament station is the closest train station. Approximately 5-10 minute walk from here.

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