Museum & Science
Melbourne museums, science museums, aviation musuems, railway museums, maritime museums, immigration museums and more..
Alexandra Timber Tramway and Museum
⊜ Station Street Alexandra
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 Fore ..
Ambleside Park & Gardens
⊜ 3 Olivebank Road Ferntree Gully
The land on which the homestead now stands is part of Crown allotment 56K of the Parish of Scoresby. The property originally consisted of 210 acres from Olivebank Road north along Forest Road to w ..
ANZ Banking Museum
⊜ 380 Collins Street, Melbourne
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 150th anniversary of the grantin ..
Army Tank Museum
⊜ Herakleion Parade, Puckapunyal
Puckapunyal Military Area Hopkins Barracks The Museum exists to preserve, exhibit and interpret armoured vehicles, artefacts, icons and memorabilia in order to promote and commemorate Australia's ..
Ash Wednesday Bushfire Education Centre
⊜ 12-20 McBride St, Cockatoo
The Ash Wednesday Bushfire and Education Centre: place of learning about events during bushfire. Gardens: place of reflection about the loss fires bring. The centre is located an old kindergarten i ..
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 intr ..
Australian Jazz Museum
⊜ 15 Mountain Highway, Wantirna
The Australian Jazz Museum (Incorporating the Victorian Jazz Archive) has an objective of collecting, archiving and disseminating Australian jazz. The Australian Jazz Museum (AJM) mission is to Pr ..
Australian Music Vault
⊜ 100 St Kilda Road Melbourne
A celebration of Australian contemporary music - past, present and future. It's online, it's exhibitions, it's from those in the 'music know' sharing their knowledge, memories and collections with ..
Australian National Aviation Museum
⊜ Corner First Street and Second Avenue Moorabbin Airport
Moorabbin Air Museum | The Australian National Aviation Museum contains the finest collection of Australian made and designed aircraft, as well as the broadest collection, with representative types co ..
Australian National Surfing Museum
⊜ 77 Beach Road Torquay
The Australian National Surfing Museum is the world's largest surfing museum and is home to theAustralian Surfing Hall of Fame. It is the only accredited surfing museum in the world and houses one ..
Australian Railway Historical Society Museum
⊜ 26 Champion Road Newport
The Railway Museum has the largest collection of Victorian Railways steam locomotives. There are more than 15 different locomotives, ranging from the diminutive F class up to the H class, the largest ..
Ballarat Gold Museum
⊜ Bradshaw St Golden Point
Gold Museum, Ballarat ~ showcasing Ballarat's history The Gold Museum is Ballarat's regional museum and part of the Sovereign Hill experience. Opened in 1978, the Gold Museum cares for around 1 ..
Ballarat Vintage Tramway & Museum
⊜ City of Ballarat Ballarat
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 m ..
Benalla Costume and Kelly Museum
⊜ 14 Mair Street Benalla
The Benalla Costume and Kelly 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 Histor ..
Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre
⊜ 11 Nicholson Street, Carlton
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 Indigenous and no ..
CERES | Community Environment Park
⊜ Corner Roberts and Stewart St Brunswick East
CERES Community Environment Park is an award winning, not-for-profit, sustainability centre located on 4.5 hectares on the Merri Creek in East Brunswick, Melbourne. A thriving, vibrant community, ..
Charlie's Arthur's Seat Auto Museum
⊜ Purves Road Arthurs Seat
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 bow ..
Children's Gallery | Melbourne Museum
⊜ 11 Nicholson Street Carlton
Pauline Gandel Children's Gallery Daily 10am-5pm Melbourne Museum Learning starts here The Children's Gallery is a wondrous place for babies to 5-year-olds where children will explore, play a ..
⊜ 22 Cohen Place Melbourne
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 ..
Chinese Museum | Open Hours
⊜ Chinese Museum - 22 Cohen Place Melbourne
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayLocated in Melbourne's Chinatown, off Little Bourke Street, the Chinese Museum is a living part of Melbourne's modern Chinatown. The Chinese Museum documents, preserves and displays the history of Chi ..
Coal Creek Community Park and Museum
⊜ 12 Silkstone Road Korumburra
Coal Creek Community Park & Museum was initially created to preserve the unique history of coal, the development of the South Gippsland railway and the rural settlement which was accelerated by the da ..
Cockatoo Rise Museum
⊜ 575A Great Alpine Rd Sarsfield
Cockatoo Rise museum is a collection of war militaria from WW1 till present day conflicts in Iraq and Afghanastan. Visitors will have the opportunity to try on webbing as used in the field today b ..
Costume Collection | Melbourne
⊜ 39 Greenaway St, Bulleen
The Melbourne Costume Collection is a privately owned collection of strictly Australian costumes, jewellery and accessories dating back to 1788. Learn about the history of the collection by owners ..
Discovery Science & Technology Centre
⊜ 7 Railway Place, Bendigo
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, ..
⊜ 75 Broadway Dunolly
Dunolly Museum is home to Goldfields Historical and Arts Society and Welcome Stranger, the world's biggest alluvial gold nugget found nearby at Moliagul in 1869. The Society holds numerous unique r ..
Fire Services Museum
⊜ 39 Gisborne Street, East Melbourne
Located in the old head office of the Melbourne Fire Brigade, the award-winning museum was opened in 1979 to provide a home and focus for the history of fire fighting services in the Victoria. The ..
Fox Classic Car Collection
The Fox Classic Car Collection includes more than 50 prestige vehicles collected over a 30 year period by Lindsay Fox. The collection includes Bentley, Ferrari, Jaguar, Porsche and Mercedes Benz m ..
⊜ 400 Kororoit Creek Road Williamstown North
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 ..
Geelong Gaol Museum
⊜ H.M. Geelong Gaol - 202 Myers Street Geelong
➲ Every Saturday, SundayThe Geelong Gaol Museum is housed in the former H.M. Geelong Gaol. The museum showcases the history of the Gaol which has overlooked the township of Geelong for over 170 years, and the men, women ..
Geelong Naval and Maritime Museum
⊜ Swinburne Street, Geelong North
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 la ..
Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic History
⊜ ANZCA House, 630 St Kilda Road Melbourne
The Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic History showcases over 170 years of advances in anaesthesia and pain medicine, and is one of the largest and most diverse collections of its type in the world. ..
Gippsland Vehicle Collection Motor Museum
⊜ 1A Sale Rd Maffra
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 Gi ..
Golden Dragon Museum
⊜ 5-11 Bridge Street, Bendigo
Chinese heritage is an integral part of Bendigo. From the goldrush to the present day, the Bendigo Chinese community has influenced the proud history of Bendigo from its traditions of charitable w ..
⊜ Gate 13, Royal Parade Parkville
The Grainger Museum-the only purpose-built autobiographical museum in Australia-is home to a wonderful collection of art, photographs, costumes, music scores and instruments acquired by Percy Grainger ..
H V McKay Planetarium
⊜ Swanston Street, Melbourne
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 unti ..
Hawthorn Tram Depot
⊜ 8 Wallen Road Hawthorn
This iconic building was built for the Hawthorn Tramways Trust (HTT) and opened in 1916. Located at the junction of Power Street and Wallen Road, Hawthorn, it was designed by architect Leonard Fla ..
Heidelberg Historical Society & Museum | Open
⊜ Heidelberg Historical Society & Museum - Cnr Jika Street and Park Lane Heidelberg
➲ Every SundayHeidelberg Historical Society formed in 1967 to encourage preservation of the Heidelberg district's history. Visit our local museum containing historical objects documents photographs and maps. The ..
⊜ 280 William Street, Melbourne
The Hellenic Museum aims to be the nation's foremost centre of Hellenic history, culture and the arts. It is a place where the public can explore the legacy of the Greek immigrant experience in Austra ..
⊜ 400 Flinders St Melbourne
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 bro ..
Islamic Museum of Australia
⊜ 15A Anderson Rd Thornbury
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 heritag ..
J Ward Lunatic Asylum
⊜ Girdlestone Street Ararat
J Ward was a prison in Ararat built 1859 - 1861 as a maximum security psychiatric ward it closed in 1991. It openened on 10 October 1861 with 21 prisoners incarcerated. The first Governor was Samue ..
Jewish Holocaust Centre
⊜ 13 - 15 Selwyn Street Elsternwick
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 vol ..
Jewish Museum of Australia
⊜ 26 Alma Road St Kilda
The Jewish Museum of Australia is a community museum and cultural centre which explores the Jewish experience in Australia through world class exhibitions, challenging education programs and collectio ..
Justin Art House Museum
⊜ 3 Lumley Court, Prahran
Justin Art House Museum is an initiative of Charles and Leah Justin, who are passionate collectors of contemporary art. Through their house museum they hope to share both their collection and their pa ..
⊜ 67 Piper Street Kyneton
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 i ..
Light Horse & Field Artillery Museum
⊜ 200 Bessie Creek Rd, Nar Nar Goon
The museum is dedicated to remembering all people and animals in all conflicts. The animals had no choice. The Light Horse and Field Artillery Museum, located in Nar Nar Goon, Victoria Australia, i ..
Living Museum of the West | Open
⊜ Melbourne's Living Museum of the West - Van Ness Avenue Maribyrnong
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, FridayMelbourne's Living Museum of the West is a community Museum which actively involves the people of Melbourne's West and others in documenting, preserving and interpreting the richness and depth of the ..
⊜ 219 Cotham Road Kew
The Lyon Housemuseum is a private house and private art collection located eight kilometres east of Melbourne in the residential suburb of Kew. The Housemuseum displays selected works from the Lyon ..
Melbourne Justice Museum
⊜ Old Melbourne Gaol - Corner Russell Street and La Trobe Street, Melbourne
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayThe 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 ..
Melbourne Maritime Museum
⊜ Lorimer Street East Southbank
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 Woods ..
Melbourne Medical History Museum
⊜ Grattan Street Melbourne
Explore, inquire and enjoy the social history of medicine and its role in society through a diverse exhibition program. The Medical History Museum and its collection were formally established in 1 ..
Melbourne Medical Museum
⊜ Kernot Rd, University Gate 10, Grattan S Parkville
Australia's largest medical museum featuring a 19th century pharmacy. Explore, inquire and enjoy the social history of medicine and its role in society through a diverse exhibition program. Visit ..
⊜ 11 Nicholson St Carlton
Melbourne Museum is regarded as one of the world's most modern enlightening museums. Situated in Carlton Gardens, Melbourne Museum is an exciting and innovative attraction - including permanent and ..
Melbourne Museum of Printing
⊜ Footscray West
DISASTER HAS STRUCK !! SAD, BAD, NEWS M.M.O.P. OPERATIONS ARE SUSPENDED due to failure to attract support. The Melbourne Museum of Printing has a vast collection. Australia's working and teac ..
Melbourne Museum | Open
⊜ Melbourne Museum - 11 Nicholson St Carlton
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, SundayExplore 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. Permanent exhibitions at Melbourne Museum include... ..
⊜ 2 Booker St Spotswood
Melbourne Planetarium is located at Scienceworks Museum in Spotswood. It features a 16m domed ceiling, reclining seats, a 7.1 surround sound system and a full-dome video projection system. The res ..
Melbourne Steam Days
⊜ National Steam Centre - Scoresby
➲ Every Last SundayOn 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 ste ..
Melbourne Tram Museum
⊜ Hawthorn Tram Depot - 8 Wallen Road Hawthorn
➲ Every 2nd SaturdayThe Melbourne Tram Museum is open on the second and fourth Saturday of every month at Hawthorn Depot. It is home to 21 fully-restored trams including: -:- a 'toast-rack' bodied V-class 1906 (1s ..
Melbourne Tram Museum
⊜ Hawthorn Tram Depot - 8 Wallen Road Hawthorn
➲ Every 4th SaturdayThe Melbourne Tram Museum is open on the second and fourth Saturday of every month at Hawthorn Depot. It is home to 21 fully-restored trams including: -:- a 'toast-rack' bodied V-class from 190 ..
Melbourne's Living Museum of the West
⊜ Van Ness Avenue, Maribyrnong
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 ..
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 hist ..
Monash University Museum of Art
⊜ Ground Floor, Building F, 900 Dandenong Road Caulfield East
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 ..
Mont De Lancey Homestead & Museum
⊜ 71 Wellington Road Wandin
Mont De Lancey Historical Homestead & Museum Located in Wandin, Victoria, Australia, Mont De Lancey is known to most as a historic home, garden, museum, chapel and 1880's Slab Kitchen. Take a t ..
⊜ 199 Faraday Street Carlton
Museo Italiano in Carlton includes Melbourne Exhibition, Resource Centre and Historical Society. The Italian Historical Society was established in 1980 to collect, preserve and promote the history ..
Museo Italiano | Open
⊜ Museo Italiano - 199 Faraday Street Carlton
➲ Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, SaturdayMuseo Italiano in Carlton includes Melbourne Exhibition Resource Centre and Historical Society. Museo Italiano | Melbourne Exhibition Monday closed Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm Saturday 12noon-5pm G ..
Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka | M.A.D.E.
⊜ Corner Eureka Street and Rodier Street, Eureka Ballarat
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 ..
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 muse ..
National Herbarium | Mueller Hall
⊜ Royal Botanic Gardens | Melbourne - Birdwood Avenue Melbourne
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 exte ..
National Holden Motor Museum
⊜ 7-11 Warren St, Echuca
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 ..
National Sports Museum
⊜ Brunton Avenue, Jolimont
CLOSED The National Sports Museum is closed for a major redevelopment and will reopen in late February 2020. MCG Tours will still run as normal during this time and additional excursion options f ..
National Steam Centre
⊜ 1200 Ferntree Gully Rd Scoresby
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 ..
National Vietnam Veterans Museum
⊜ 25 Veterans Drive, Newhaven
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). ..
National Wool Museum
⊜ 26 Moorabool St, Geelong
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 | Open
⊜ National Wool Museum - 26 Moorabool St Geelong
➲ When: 1st of January 2019 To 1st of January 2020Visit 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 N ..
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 rul ..
Nhill Aviation Heritage Centre
⊜ Nhill Aerodrome, Ramsay St Nhill
Located at the aerodrome, this ‘not-to-be-missed' tourist attraction is home to a partly restored Avro Anson aeroplane and a fully restored and operating Tiger Moth aeroplane. You will be amazed ..
Old Lilydale Court House
⊜ 35-37 Castella Street Lilydale
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 t ..
Old Melbourne Observatory
⊜ Birdwood Ave, South Yarra
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 c ..
Old Treasury Building
⊜ 20 Spring Street Melbourne
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 ..
Post Office Museum
⊜ 90 - 92 Swan Street Cremorne
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 sit ..
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