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Museums

Learn something new at Victoria's museums. From history to hands-on science, find exhibits ready to amaze kids and grown-ups alike.

Multicultural Victoria

Spend a day at the Melbourne Museum and learn about everything from Australian flora and fauna to Koori heritage. Other highlights include the Immigration Museum, which offers a unique picture of the cultural formation of the country and the Chinese Museum in Chinatown which focuses on Melbourne's Chinese heritage.

Immerse yourself in Australian history at Swan Hill's Pioneer Settlement and experience life during the 1850s gold rush at Ballarat's Sovereign Hill, where visitors can ride in a horse-drawn carriage and tour the old mines.

A 'hands-on' learning experience

Inviting you to participate in the learning experience, Scienceworks offers visitors a look at everything from the future to the great unknown through exhibits, technology, and even a planetarium.

Another truly unique experience comes from Old Melbourne Gaol, which housed Victoria's toughest criminals and the infamous bushranger, Ned Kelly. Spend the day 'behind bars', experiencing everything from the cells themselves to an actual arrest. The bravest visitors even have the opportunity to tour the prison by candlelight on one of its infamous night tours.

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Islamic Museum of Australia

The Islamic Museum of Australia shares the rich artistic heritage and historical contributions of Muslims in Australia and abroad through the display...

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Duldig Studio Museum + Sculpture Garden

Inspiring creative journeys, Duldig Studio museum + sculpture garden is an historic house museum and gallery located in East Malvern. View...

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Yarra Ranges Regional Museum

The multi-award winning Yarra Ranges Regional Museum features stunning architectural design set in tranquil surrounds, the museum features exhibition...

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Victoria Police Museum

From the largest collection of Kelly Gang armour in Australia to forensic evidence from some of Melbourne's most notorious crimes, the Victoria...

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Gippsland Regional Maritime Museum Port Albert

The Gippsland Regional Maritime Museum Port Albert is located in Gippsland's first port, Port Albert, discovered in 1841 by the survivors of the...

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The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion

Explore a vast collection of Buddhist relics and a huge two-and-a-half-metre-high jade Buddha at one of the biggest stupas in the world.

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Chinese Museum

A living part of Melbourne's modern Chinatown, the Chinese Museum documents, preserves and displays the history of Chinese Immigration to Australia....

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Jewish Holocaust Centre

The Jewish Holocaust Centre (JHC) offers the unique experience of hearing eyewitness accounts from Holocaust survivors who volunteer as guides in the...

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Australian National Aviation Museum

How about a visit to the Australian National Aviation Museum at Moorabbin Airport; with one of the most important collections of aircraft and engines...

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