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Melbourne Museum, Melbourne

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#2 of 356 in Museums in Victoria
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As the Southern Hemisphere's largest museum, Melbourne Museum will likely offer something that captures your interest. Permanent exhibits cover dinosaurs, the first people in Victoria, evolution in Victoria, the story of Melbourne's transformation over time, deep-sea life, the human body, and more. The Touring Hall showcases temporary exhibits, so be sure to check what's on display here while you're in Melbourne. PutMelbourne Museum into our Melbourne travel itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Toddler tour Justin was great with the children and remembered their names including each one. They were interested to see the dinosaurs and the eggs. Each child had a bag and could open a little... 
    Toddler tour Justin was great with the children and remembered their names including each one. They were interested to see the dinosaurs and the eggs. Each child had a bag and could open a little...  more »
  • We booked tickets to Tyama & we’re looking forward to it. We struggled to find a park so relented & paid the $18 weekend rate. We got entry to the museum with out tickets & enjoyed seeing Horridus... 
    We booked tickets to Tyama & we’re looking forward to it. We struggled to find a park so relented & paid the $18 weekend rate. We got entry to the museum with out tickets & enjoyed seeing Horridus...  more »
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  • the museum has many varied exhibits that are enjoyable for all ages. I especially enjoyed the life sciences section, specifically the bug section. I highly recommend the miniature models section, which is fun for all ages. there is also a cafe there for people to sit. there was also a lovely exhibition on aboriginal people and their culture. warning for some bright lights on that one
  • Today 27 April 2022, for a birthday celebration, we saw the triceratops exhibition, Brilliant! The fossils and video explanations / descriptions were top class! We also saw the rocks minerals and crystals, WOW! Beautiful. We went into the forest gallery where we were treated to the Bowerbird doing a dance in his bower, the other birds were flying and calling out, just like we're in a real forest! The Melbourne museum, always interesting! You must go here!

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