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Official site for Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Delve deep into the history of places near and far at Melbourne's varied museums, dedicated to both the most well-known as well as the quirkiest local stories.
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Explore the real-life stories of people who have migrated to Victoria from all over the world, through moving images, voices, memories and memorabilia.
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The Melbourne Athenaeum Library has a large collection of classic and current fiction titles plus non-fiction genres such as travel and history.
Public Record Office Victoria holds a vast array of records created by Victorian Government departments and authorities including the State's courts,...
Immerse yourself in the stories and customs of Victoria's first peoples at this multimedia exhibition chronicling the history of Aboriginal Victoria.
From $11 - $22
Become part of Australia's sporting history through thousands of sporting artifacts and multimedia displays at the home of Australian sport, the MCG.
The Johnston Collection incorporates a House-museum, Reference Library and Shop. The house-museum 'Fairhall' has a superb collection of Georgian,...
From $8 - $35
The Islamic Museum of Australia shares the rich artistic heritage and historical contributions of Muslims in Australia and abroad through the display...
Visit Schwerkolt Cottage and step back in time as you explore the original pioneer stone cottage. Enjoy beautiful gardens and a park like setting...
From $5 - $10
Located in one of Melbourne's most iconic buildings, the Former Royal Mint, The Hellenic Museum houses exhibitions and runs programs that promote an...
Touch and feel your way through local history; give Phar Lap a nod, explore a rainforest, rest in a rollercoaster car, and discover Koori heritage.
Sentence yourself to a day of fun or a spooky night at Victoria's oldest prison, which housed tough criminals and the infamous bushranger, Ned Kelly.
Journey to the stars and beyond at the Melbourne Planetarium, travel through space and time, and have a hair-raising encounter with lighting volts.
Get up close with more than 250 species as you explore rainforests, bushland and underwater worlds. Don't miss the zookeeper talks and feeding times!
Teeter on The Edge, a switchable glass cube that slides you out from the building's 88th floor for unsurpassed views of Melbourne and far beyond.
Launched in Belfast in 1885, the Polly Woodside sailed 1. 5 million kilometres around the globe. Located in the heart of Melbourne's South Wharf...
Shop 'til you drop at this celebrated market to see buskers, find souvenirs and to marvel at the fresh produce and the treats in the Dairy Hall.
Explore Melbourne's history and heritage
Discover the talents of young upstarts and see originals by famous artists in Melbourne's thriving commercial galleries and artist-run initiatives.
Make it a habit to pop into Melbourne's stunning and diverse public art galleries and become acquainted with some of Australia's finest collections.
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