Melbourne Museum is a natural and cultural history museum located in the Carlton Gardens in Melbourne. Adjacent to the Royal Exhibition Building, it is the largest museum in the Southern Hemisphere.
A visit to Melbourne Museum is a rich, surprising insight into life in Victoria. From Victoria's intriguing permanent collections to brilliant temporary exhibitions from near and far. You'll see our natural environment, our cultures and our history through different perspectives.
Museums Victoria has been creating knowledge, entertaining visitors and building the State Collection since 1854 and now contains over 17 million items.