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Your Visit to the Melbourne Museum

Melbourne Museum and Royal Exhibition building 2012

Below are some details that may help you in planning your visit to the Melbourne Museum.

Location:                        Carlton Gardens, Victoria, Australia

Address:                          11 Nicholson St, Carlton, Victoria

Type:                                 Natural and Cultural history


Essential Facts:

  • Established:               1854
  • Exhibits and galleries include:
    • Melbourne Gallery
    • The Melbourne Story
    • Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre
    • Te Pasifika Gallery
    • Mind and Body Gallery
    • Evolution Gallery
    • Science and Life Gallery
    • Forest Gallery



“Do you know why I have credibility? Because I don’t exude morality.” Bob Hawke



Photo Credit:1) By Owlburrows (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons