Museum & Science


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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 (Australia), responsible for Read more..

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 National Herbarium | Mueller Hall National Herbarium | Mueller Hall
Mueller Hall is located within the National Herbarium in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne. The National Herbarium of Victoria building is home of the State Botanical Collection. The curved extension was built in 1989. National Herbarium of Victoria State Botanical Coll Read more..

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 National Holden Motor Museum National Holden Motor Museum
The Holden Museum in Echuca is dedicated to preserving the models and their memories. From the day the first Holden 48-215(FX) emerged from the production line, Holden arose to become the colossus of the Australian Motor Car Industry. Take a walk down memory lane and throug Read more..

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 National Sports Museum National Sports Museum
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 have achieved on the world stage Read more..

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 National Sports Museum | Open National Sports Museum | Open
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. The National Sports Museum is open 7 days a week except on Christmas Day, Good Friday and Melbourne Cup Day (first Read more..

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 National Steam Centre National Steam Centre
There are over 400 engines and associated exhibits in the Melbourne Steam Traction Engine Club exhibition sheds plus a fabulous miniature railway. The Miniature Railway The track runs for about 1km around the perimeter of the site passing the lake complete with numerous duc Read more..

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 National Steam Centre - Open National Steam Centre - Open
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 Sunday's. Running Days O Read more..

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 National Vietnam Veterans Museum National Vietnam Veterans Museum
The National Vietnam Veterans Museum on Phillip Island was founded and built by Vietnam veterans to help and support veterans to cope better with their experiences during the Vietnam War (1962-1975). The NVVM seeks to remember, interpret and relate the experience of the vetera 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 packages to ensure you have a Read more..

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 National Wool Museum | Open National Wool Museum | Open
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
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 packages to ensure you have a u 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 Melba was born Helen Porter Mi Read more..

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 Old Lilydale Court House Old Lilydale Court House
The society's home and archive is at the Old Lilydale Court House, 61 Castella St, Lilydale 3140. Our opening hours are: Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays 11am to 4pm Fridays 1 to 4pm. Other times by appointment. 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 for the Melbourne Observatory. Read more..

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 Old Treasury Building Old Treasury Building
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 documents on display will inclu 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 Richmond in 1905. The railway Read more..

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 Queenscliffe Maritime Museum Queenscliffe Maritime Museum
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 Queenscliffe Maritime Museum. 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 is operated by about 18 full-t Read more..

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 RAAF Museum | Open RAAF Museum | Open
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Tuesday to Friday: 10am–3pm Weekends and Public Holidays: 10am–5pm The Museum is closed on Mondays, Good Friday and Christmas Day. The RAAF Museum is a 25-minute drive south-west from Melbourne along the Princes Freeway. Take the Point Cook Road exit and follow the tourist s Read more..

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 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Melbourne Rock 'n' Roll Museum We call it a Rock'n'Roll Museum, Molly calls it a Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, there has been a lot of talk, and finally we are getting it.. Australian Music Vault The Melbourne Story exhibition at the Melbourne Muse 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 shows, you'll find science has 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 collection is dynamic and new ve Read more..

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 Shot Tower Museum Shot Tower Museum
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’s fascinating history, from i Read more..

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 Shot Tower Museum | Open Shot Tower Museum | Open
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. Where: Level 1 Latrobe Street Building Shot Tower (entry via R.M.Williams) Cost: Free Read more..

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 Sovereign Hill | Ballarat Sovereign Hill | Ballarat
Sovereign Hill is Australia's best outdoor museum, you go back over a century to Victoria's goldrush days and relive the history and excitement of the era. Built on a 25 hectare (60 acre) site linked with the richest alluvial goldrush in the world, Sovereign Hill faithfully d 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. You can also see the workings of Read more..

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 The Bible Museum The Bible Museum
The Bible Museum has a collection of over 1,000 Bibles, with original printings from the early 17th century onwards, and facsimiles of Bibles from the 9th century onwards. It includes miniature Bibles, handwritten scrolls, Bibles with elaborate covers, and very large ornately Read more..

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 The Bible Museum | Open The Bible Museum | Open
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 whole collection is on display to the public with free entry for all in a heritage building which has recently been restored. The Bibl Read more..

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 The Duldig Studio The Duldig Studio
Visiting The Duldig Studio is a unique experience that offers remarkable insights into the lives and works of sculptor Karl Duldig (1902–1986) and his artist-inventor wife, Slawa Duldig (neé Horowitz, c1902–1975) two of Australia’s important 20th Century artists. Slawa was invent 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 strengths in Georgian, Regency and Read more..

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 The Salvation Army Heritage Centre The Salvation Army Heritage Centre
Do you have items that should be preserved? If you have information or mementos that record how your family was involved with The Salvation Army, please consider how they can be preserved by donating or bequesting them to the Heritage Centre. Almost any item is welcome, inc Read more..

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 The Stokes Collection The Stokes Collection
The Stokes Collection is regarded by many antique experts as the greatest private collection in the southern hemisphere. This remarkable collection represents the life-long passion of Cyril Stokes. Over the years it has evolved into a breathtaking anthology of 18th and 19th Read more..

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 Upper Yarra Museum Upper Yarra Museum
Upper Yarra Museum cares for the heritage and collections from the Upper Yarra Community Museum run by Volunteers All proceeds used to maintain the collection and the Heritage site UPPER YARRA VALLEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY Upper Yarra Historical Society was established in Read more..

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 Upper Yarra Museum | Open Upper Yarra Museum | Open
Every Wednesday, Sunday
OPEN Wed & Sun 11am- 4pm Every third Saturday of the Month: 11am – 4pm The Museum’s greatest treasure is the restored Heritage Station built in 1888 at Lilydale and relocated to Yarra Junction in (circa)1915. It is a delight; the fresh paint glistens and the new red oxid Read more..

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 Upper Yarra Museum | Open Saturday Upper Yarra Museum | Open Saturday
Every 3rd Saturday
OPEN Wed & Sun 11am- 4pm Every third Saturday of the Month: 11am – 4pm The Museum’s greatest treasure is the restored Heritage Station built in 1888 at Lilydale and relocated to Yarra Junction in (circa)1915. It is a delight; the fresh paint glistens and the new red oxid Read more..

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 Victoria Police Museum Victoria Police Museum
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
The Victoria Police Museum reflects the work of the Victorian police force since its inception in 1853. The collection of artifacts ranges from those relating to the Ned Kelly Gang outbreak of the 1870’s through to the contemporary investigations of events such as the Russell Read more..

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 Victorian Accredited Museums Victorian Accredited Museums
The Museum Accreditation Program (MAP) provides a framework to help Victorian museums build sustainability and innovation in management, governance and operations, and fosters and promotes professional museum standards across the sector. Ambleside Park Andrew Ross Museum Read more..

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 Victorian Museums | AMOL Victorian Museums | AMOL
Australiam Museums & Galleries Online - AMOL is a Cultural Ministers Council (CMC) project. The CMC is a joint initiative of the Australian Government and Australian State and Territory Governments in partnership with the Australian cultural sector. There are 295 museums from Read more..

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 Victorian Transport & Military Museums Victorian Transport & Military Museums
Victorian Transport & Military Museums Auto and Car Museums Ford Discovery Centre - www.forddiscovery.com.au (closing July 2012) Fox Classic Car Collection - www.foxcollection.org National Holden Motor Museum - www.echucamoama.com Maritime Museums Enterprise - Melbou Read more..

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 Villa Alba Villa Alba
Situated in Walmer St Kew The Villa Alba Museum is one of the finest examples of 19th Century interior decoration marked by the unique and opulent hand painted murals that line the interior walls and ceilings. Villa Alba was built between 1882 and 1884, is an important exampl Read more..

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 Williamstown Museum Williamstown Museum
Every Sunday
Immerse yourself in the history of Williamstown by visiting the Museum. The collection highlights this historical seaport’s maritime history, and also includes furniture, costumes, sporting memorabilia, paintings, photographs and a wide range of social history exhibits that illus Read more..

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 Yarra Ranges Regional Museum Yarra Ranges Regional Museum
The multi-award winning Yarra Ranges Regional Museum features stunning architectural design set in tranquil surrounds, the museum features exhibition spaces, programs for all ages and abilities, a resource library, museum shop and café. Our ever changing array of exhibitions a Read more..

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 Yarrambat Heratige Museum Yarrambat Heratige Museum
A development of the Yarrambat Historical Society the Museum contains an operating historic gold-mine battery; an historic woolshed, approximately 150 years old and formerly a Methodist church; and the first classroom at the Yarrambat Primary School. The Yarrambat Heritage Mu Read more..

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