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 Alexandra Timber Tramway and Museum Alexandra Timber Tramway and Museum
The Alexandra Timber Tramway and Museum..... is a tourist railway and museum situated in north-central Victoria. There you can see a recreation of the bush sawmill and tramway era of the Rubicon Forest from 1900 to 1950. We have also rescued and pre Read more..

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 ANZ Banking Museum ANZ Banking Museum
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
The ANZ Banking Museum is housed in the lower ground floor of the 'Gothic Bank' at 380 Collins Street, Melbourne. It was first opened in May 1985 to commemorate the 15Oth anniversary of the granting of a Royal Charter to the Bank of Australasia, Read more..

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 Audio Design Museum Audio Design Museum
Audio Design Museum presents free downloadable audio guided tours and maps of Melbourne. Melbourne discovery tour with a difference! Audio Design Museum shines a light around some of the most intriguing creative hotspots in Melbourne. While w Read more..

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 Australian Football Hall of Fame Australian Football Hall of Fame
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
The Australian Football Hall of Fame (AFHOF) was established by the AFL in 1996 to recognise and enshrine those who have made a significant contribution to the game. Footy fans can pay homage to these greats in the National Sports Museum at the Me Read more..

View Profile | Jolimont


 Australian National Aviation Museum Australian National Aviation Museum
Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
The Australian National Aviation Museum contains the finest collection of Australian made and designed aircraft, as well as the broadest collection, with representative types covering the development of air travel and military aviation within Austral Read more..

View Profile | Moorabbin


 Australian Railway Historical Society Museum Australian Railway Historical Society Museum
Every Saturday
The Australian Railway Historical Society Museum in Williamstown North is open on Saturdays between 12 noon till 5pm. Australian Railway Historical Society Museum The Railway Museum has the largest collection of Victorian Railways steam locomotiv Read more..

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 Ballarat Vintage Tramway & Museum Ballarat Vintage Tramway & Museum
The Ballarat Vintage Tramway is operated by the Ballarat Tramway Museum Inc., formed to keep alive the tramway experience that has otherwise disappeared from the streets of Ballarat. The Museum's members are volunteers from all walks of life. They Read more..

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 Benalla Costume and Pioneer Museum Benalla Costume and Pioneer Museum
The Benalla Costume and Pioneer Museum was founded in 1967 and is the only public costume museum of its kind in Victoria. It is managed entirely by volunteer members of the Benalla & District Historical Society Inc. and is a splendid example of h Read more..

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 Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Bunjilaka - the Aboriginal Cultural Centre at Melbourne Museum. Bunjilaka is the Aboriginal Centre at Melbourne Museum, a venue of Museum Victoria. It was developed to empower Aboriginal people to interpret their own cultural heritage for both Ind Read more..

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 CERES CERES
Centre for Education & Research in Environmental Strategies | CERES CERES is a place which exists to initiate and support environmental sustainability, social equity, cultural richness and community participation. CERES (the Centre for Educati Read more..

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 Champions | Thoroughbred Racing Gallery Champions | Thoroughbred Racing Gallery
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
National Sports Museum at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) have launched a new gallery to celebrate the rich history of Australian thoroughbred racing. Champions marks the completion of the third phase of the National Sports Museum and features Read more..

View Profile | Richmond | National Sports Museum


 Charlie's Arthur's Seat Auto Museum Charlie's Arthur's Seat Auto Museum
Date: 6th of September 2014 To 7th of September 2014
Charlie's Auto Museum is a 1940's style garage housing a unique collection of 50 motor vehicles located at Arthur's Seat on the Mornington Peninsula. There are motorcycles, a variety of petrol bowsers from hand pumping ones to the more modern typ Read more..

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 Chinese Museum Chinese Museum
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Located in the heart of Melbourne’s Chinatown, the Chinese Museum comprises five floors of priceless artworks, artefacts, fashion, books, photographs and jade. A living part of Melbourne's modern Chinatown, the Chinese Museum was established in Read more..

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 Coal Creek Community Park and Museum Coal Creek Community Park and Museum
Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Coal Creek Community Park and Museum - FREE ENTRY and unlimited fun for the whole family. Come along and ride the bush tramway, buy some old fashioned lollies from the general store, visit our friendly animals and feed the ducks too. While you're Read more..

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 Discovery Science & Technology Centre Discovery Science & Technology Centre
Discovery Science & Technology Centre is regional Victoria’s largest not for profit educational science centre and one of only seven science centres in Australia. With over 120 hands-on exhibits, Discovery activates community learning in an envir Read more..

View Profile | Bendigo


 Fire Services Museum Fire Services Museum
Every Thursday, Friday, Sunday
Located in the old head office of the Melbourne Fire Brigade, the award winning Fire Services Museum Victoria, was opened in 1979 to provide a home and focus for the history of fire fighting services in the Victoria. The Museum includes a collect Read more..

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 Fox Classic Car Collection Fox Classic Car Collection
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday
The Fox Classic Car Collection of prestige cars is housed in the historic Queen’s Warehouse building, built in 1890 on the corner of Collins Street and Batman’s Hill Drive. The Fox Classic Car Collection includes more than 50 prestige vehicles col Read more..

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 Garage Classics Garage Classics
OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY Take a nostalgic tour of this unique automotive museum and immerse yourself in the history and ambience of a bygone era amid timeless British, European and American cars and motorcycles from the 1920s – 1970s. It is Read more..

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 Geelong Naval and Maritime Museum Geelong Naval and Maritime Museum
The Geelong Naval & Maritime Museum is now open to the public. 10.00 am - 4.00 p.m. every day About the Geelong Historical Records Centre The Geelong Historical Records Centre is Victoria's largest regional archive and resource centre. The Read more..

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 Gippsland Vehicle Collection Motor Museum Gippsland Vehicle Collection Motor Museum
Every Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
The Gippsland Vehicle Collection Motor Museum in Maffra has an outstanding rotating display of interesting vehicles, including veteran, classic, transport and auto memorabilia. Every four months Gippsland Vehicle Collection Motor Museum hold a spe Read more..

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 Grainger Museum Grainger Museum
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday
The Grainger Museum has reopened to the public following a period of major works to preserve the historic building and upgrade its facilities for visitors, staff and the collection. Visitors can once again tour the rich and extensive collection th Read more..

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 H V McKay Planetarium H V McKay Planetarium
The Melbourne Planetarium we see today in ScienceWorks replaced the old Melbourne Planetarium or the H V McKay Planetarium which operated at the old Museum in Swanston Street, Melbourne from 1965 until 1997. There are several differences between Read more..

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 Heidelberg Historical Society & Museum Heidelberg Historical Society & Museum
Every Sunday
Heidelberg Historical Society formed in 1967 to encourage preservation of the Heidelberg district's history. In 2014 we celebrate the 35th year of occupying the former Heidelberg Courthouse as our museum. Visit our local museum, containing hist Read more..

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 Hellenic Museum Hellenic Museum
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
The Hellenic Museum aims to provide Greek Australians, and the larger diverse community of Australia, with programs that promote understanding and appreciation for the rich cultural traditions of ancient and contemporary Greece. With the collabora Read more..

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 Immigration Museum Immigration Museum
Located in the Old Customs House, the Immigration Museum explores stories of people from all over the world who have migrated to Victoria from the 1800s through to the present day. Stories are brought to life through moving images, computer inter Read more..

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 Islamic Museum of Australia Islamic Museum of Australia
The Islamic Museum of Australia is a not-for-profit foundation founded in May 2010 with the purpose of establishing the first Islamic Museum in Australia. It aims to showcase the rich artistic heritage and historical contributions of Muslims in Austr Read more..

View Profile | Thornbury


 Jewish Holocaust Centre Jewish Holocaust Centre
The Jewish Holocaust Centre serves as a permanent reminder of what happens in a society which refuses to accept other cultures and beliefs. Established in 1984 by a dedicated band of visionary volunteers, The Jewish Holocaust Museum and Research Read more..

View Profile | Elsternwick


 Jewish Museum of Australia Jewish Museum of Australia
The Jewish Museum of Australia was established in 1982 and for thirteen years was located in the synagogue of the Melbourne Hebrew Congregation, South Yarra. In that time, the Jewish Museum presented over forty wide-ranging exhibitions, several o Read more..

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 Kyneton Museum Kyneton Museum
Take a step back in time and visit the Kyneton Museum in historic Piper Street, Kyneton. The collection reflects the life and times of Kyneton and district from around the 1850s to the 1930s and is housed in a fine bluestone building that was the Read more..

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 Melbourne Costume Collection Melbourne Costume Collection
Learn about the history of the collection by owners Bryan and Loel Thomson, then tour the fascinating collection of Australian costume dating from 1788. Loel is a private collector who has dedicated her time and resources to the collection, prese Read more..

View Profile | Bulleen


 Melbourne Justice Museum Melbourne Justice Museum
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
The Russell Street Melbourne Justice Museum open daily combines the Old Melbourne Gaol with the former City Watch House and Court One of the former Magistrates' Court. Old Melbourne Gaol Crime and Justice Experience Education Program designed to Read more..

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 Melbourne Maritime Museum Melbourne Maritime Museum
The Melbourne Maritime Museum, managed by the National Trust of Australia, is situated in South Wharf on the Yarra River in the city of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It is home to the Polly Woodside Barque, the now restored cargo vessel launched Read more..

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 Melbourne Museum Melbourne Museum
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Explore a rain forest, see Phar Lap and touch a dinosaur bone... Live a life-time in no time at all at the award winning Melbourne Museum. Situated in Carlton Gardens, Melbourne Museum is an exciting and innovative attraction - including perma Read more..

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 Melbourne Museum of Printing Melbourne Museum of Printing
The Melbourne Museum of Printing in sunny West Footscray has a small selection of the Museum's vast collection. Australia's working and teaching museum of typography and printing located at Footscray, Victoria. Specialising in retention of tradit Read more..

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 Melbourne Planetarium Melbourne Planetarium
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
The Melbourne Planetarium is the first in the Southern Hemisphere to use the Digistar II - a computer graphics system especially designed for planetariums. Combined with the domed ceiling, reclining chairs, an array of slide and video projectors, and Read more..

View Profile | Spotswood | Scienceworks


 Melbourne Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Melbourne Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Melbourne Rock 'n' Roll Museum We called it a Rock'n'Roll Museum, Molly calls it a Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, regardless, there has been a lot of talk, but sadly thats all it has been.. talk. Given some of Australia Read more..

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 Melbourne Steam Days Melbourne Steam Days
Every Last Sunday
On the last Sunday of each month many of our 400 engines are fired up at the National Steam Centre. There are always one or two steam rollers or traction engines in steam, the stationary museum steams up, the big diesels and the vintage workshop a Read more..

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 Melbourne Tram Museum Melbourne Tram Museum
Every 2nd Saturday
The Melbourne Tram Museum is home to 21 fully-restored trams including: -:- a ‘toast-rack’ bodied V-class 1906 (1st electrified Melbourne tram) -:- several versions of the iconic Melbourne W-class trams -:- the experimental X-class tram design Read more..

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 Melbourne Tram Museum Melbourne Tram Museum
Date: 25th of October 2014
The Melbourne Tram Museum @ Hawthorn Depot is home to 21 fully-restored trams including: -:- a ‘toast-rack’ bodied V-class from 1906 – 1st electrified Melbourne trams -:- several versions of the iconic Melbourne W-class trams -:- the experimen Read more..

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 Melbourne's Living Museum of the West Melbourne's Living Museum of the West
Every Sunday
Melbourne's Living Museum of the West Inc. is a community museum, with an ecomuseum focus, operating in the western region of Melbourne in the state of Victoria, Australia. The Living Museum, as it is more commonly known, was set up in 1984 to add Read more..

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 melbourne-museums.com.au melbourne-museums.com.au
Discover Melbourne's History at Melbourne Museums portal. Melbourne can claim proudly to have led Australian cities into the modern museum era, making a visit to these monuments of culture and history not just 'educational' but 'cool'. Add, of cou Read more..

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 Monash University Museum of Art Monash University Museum of Art
Monash University Museum of Art | MUMA offers a unique perspective on the recent history of contemporary art and culture, and is adventurous and forward looking in the production, research and support of new art and ideas. Through our exhibition, Read more..

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 Museo Italiano Museo Italiano
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Museo Italiano in Carlton includes Melbourne Exhibition, Resource Centre and Historical Society. Museo Italiano | Melbourne Exhibition Monday closed Tuesday–Friday 10am-5pm Saturday 12noon-5pm Groups by appointment Museo Italiano | Resour Read more..

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 Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka | M.A.D.E. Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka | M.A.D.E.
Australia’s newest museum M.A.D.E. presents the Eureka story in the context of the 21st century on the site of the Eureka Rebellion in Ballarat. It is a digitally-immersive, state-of-the-art museum that has been curated in collaboration with some Read more..

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 Museum Victoria Museum Victoria
Based in Melbourne, Museum Victoria runs four museums at three separate locations, as well as acting as custodian for the Royal Exhibition Building. Museum Victoria, Australia's largest public museums organisation, is the State Museum for Victoria Read more..

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 National Sports Museum National Sports Museum
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
The National Sports Museum located in the Melbourne Cricket Ground celebrates the place of sport in Australian life and will promote national identity and pride. It provides a unique opportunity to showcase what Australian sportsmen and women hav Read more..

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 National Steam Centre National Steam Centre
Every Saturday, Sunday
There are over 400 engines and associated exhibits in the Melbourne Steam Traction Engine Club exhibition sheds plus a fabulous miniature railway. The centre is open 11am till 4pm on Saturday's and Sunday's with the miniature railway operating on Read more..

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 National Wool Museum National Wool Museum
Visit the National Wool Museum in Geelong to be transported back in time - the Museum will educate and delight you with the sights, sounds and personalities of the wool heritage of this area. The National Wool Museum has a range of all-inclusive Read more..

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 Nellie Melba Museum Nellie Melba Museum
The Nellie Melba Museum is an online guide to Australian-born Diva Dame Nellie Melba. Australian born Dame Nellie Melba was an international star who conquered the opera houses of the world and ruled over them for almost 40 years. Dame Nellie Read more..

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 Old Melbourne Observatory Old Melbourne Observatory
The Melbourne Observatory in the Royal Botanic Gardens once housed the largest telescope in the world, the Great Melbourne Telescope. Great Melbourne Telescope The Great Melbourne Telescope was constructed in 1868 in Ireland by John Hershcell fo Read more..

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 Old Treasury Building Old Treasury Building
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday
The Old Treasury Building regarded as one of the finest public buildings in Australia Come and visit the Old Treasury Building and its newest exhibit, Victorian Archival Treasures, produced by the Public Records Office of Victoria. Original d Read more..

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 Post Office Museum Post Office Museum
The Post Office Museum operated between 1974 and 1989 in the former Richmond South Post Office in Swan Street Cremorne (Richmond). The Richmond South Post Office was built on a small triangular site adjacent to the railway overpass in Swan Street Read more..

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 Queenscliffe Maritime Museum Queenscliffe Maritime Museum
Date: 1st of January 2014 To 24th of December 2014
Escape for a short while into Queenscliff’s fascinating past The ship wrecks, the rescues and lifeboat, and the Sea Pilots who continue to bring ships safely through the Rip and into Port You will experience all of this and much more at the Que Read more..

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 RAAF Museum RAAF Museum
The RAAF Museum is housed at Point Cook, the birthplace of the Australian Flying Corps and the Royal Australian Air Force, tells one of Australia's most important aviation stories, that of the second oldest air force in the world. The RAAF Museum Read more..

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 Scienceworks Scienceworks
'Get a Grasp of Science & Technology' at Scienceworks.. seriously good fun! Making learning about science a fun and interactive adventure. Push it, pull it, spin it, bang it. Through hands-on exhibits, live demonstrations, tours, activities and s Read more..

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 Shepparton Motor Museum Shepparton Motor Museum
The Shepparton Motor Museum houses over 70 classic, vintage and veteran cars and motorbikes as well as associated motoring memorabilia. Some exhibits are unique to the museum having been drawn from private collectors and restorers. The museum's co Read more..

View Profile | Kialla


 Shot Tower Museum Shot Tower Museum
Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Melbourne Central has a permanent state-of-the-art museum, featuring next generation gesturing technology, housed within the heritage-listed Coop’s Shot Tower building. The Shot Tower Museum explores both the history of Melbourne and the building Read more..

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 Telecom Museum Telecom Museum
Every Wednesday
BEFORE SMS texting there were dots and dashes over the airwaves . Morsecodians showcase the early years of telecommunications every Wednesday with a live demonstration of the art of transmitted text at the historic Hawthorn Telephone Exchange. Yo Read more..

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 The Bible Museum The Bible Museum
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Australia's first Bible Museum is now open in St Arnaud, 1 hour drive west of Bendigo! Free entry to all, including guided tours. The Bible Museum has a collection of over 1,000 Bibles, with original printings from the early 17th century onwards Read more..

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 The Johnston Collection The Johnston Collection
The Johnston Collection is the legacy of William Johnston, an antique dealer and collector who left his estate to the people of Victoria for their education and enjoyment. The collection ranges from the 17th to the 19th century and has great stre Read more..

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