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Melbourne Museum

At the Melbourne Museum, you’ll get an opportunity to explore the real history of Victoria. The museum showcases everything about the state; including...

Melbourne Museums

Explore the rich history of Melbourne, Victoria and Australia by visiting one of the quality local museums in the city. The city area offers a varied choice of historic, science and sports museums, with some of top museums including the Melbourne Museum, Scienceworks and many more.

The Old Treasury Building is one of the finest museums in Melbourne, built back in 1862. This museum has a social history section and vast collections of items and artifacts. In addition, the museum also boasts special exhibits for Indigenous culture and society.

Melbourne Science & Sports Museums and Art Exhibitions



Located near the Old Treasury Building, you’ll find the famous Royal Botanical Gardens, old Exhibition Building and the Melbourne Museum.

The Melbourne Museum is another popular attraction just outside the city, with permanent exhibitions on Aboriginal culture – predominantly focused on local the Koorie culture in Bunjilaka. Visit the onsite Aboriginal Cultural Centre to learn more – with some artifacts dating back to the 1800s.

If you’re interested in learning more about Chinese history and heritage, then visit the historic Chinese Museum in the city. This museum offers some excellent stories and relics about the Chinese culture, history and heritage in Australia. There is even a special exhibition that explains more about the Chinese immigration to Australia.

The Islamic Museum of Australia is another popular museum in town, where guests can learn more about the rich Islamic artistic heritage and culture, and at the same time explore the works of several top Islamic artists.



Melbourne Museum

Carlton, VIC

At the Melbourne Museum, you’ll get an opportunity to explore the real history of Victoria. The museum showcases everything about the state; including its natural environment, cultural history, local communities...

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Old Melbourne Gaol

Melbourne, VIC

At the Old Melbourne Gaol, you’ll get an opportunity to explore a real 19th century prison – the oldest prison of the city. This historic site was once a part of Melbourne’s law and order system and is home...

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Sovereign Hill

Ballarat, VIC

Sovereign Hill is an amazing open air museum located in Ballarat, just 90 minutes north of Melbourne. Go back to 1851 and learn what it was like to live in Victoria during one of the most important events in Australian...

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Scienceworks

Spotswood, VIC

Melbourne’s list of attractions offers many options for youngsters; choices ranging from family-friendly fun parks to educational attractions like Scienceworks. This science museum and planetarium is a must visit...

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Melbourne Attraction Pass


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For those looking to see a range of attractions during your time in Melbourne, you should purchase a Melbourne Attraction Pass. The Melbourne Attraction Pass is the best way to get a discount on admission to all the...

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Government House

Government House

Melbourne, VIC

Government House is another important historic landmark in Melbourne. This grand manor was built in 1876 and at that time, was regarded as the most elegant house in Australia. This beautiful and exquisite manor...

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Shrine of Remembrance

Melbourne, VIC

The Shrine of Remembrance is one of Melbourne’s most renowned and one-of-a-kind landmarks. This historic site was built to honour those who have served in the World Wars during the early 1900s. More than 114,000...

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Immigration Museum

Melbourne, VIC

Victoria’s rich culture and heritage is comprised of a diverse mix of native and modern ethnicities – with Victoria culture home to plenty of modern immigrated communities. The cultural Melbourne precinct is the...

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Como House

South Yarra, VIC

Como House and Garden is a mansion that was built by Australian aristocracy back in 1847, just prior to the gold rush. Built by the Armytage family, this house remained in their family for over a century and became...

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Polly Woodside

Melbourne, VIC
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Polly Woodside is a preserved iron-hulled sailing vessel; originally built in Belfast and launched in 1885. The presence of Polly Woodside is a central feature of the South Wharf area. William J. Woodside was the...

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Werribee Park Mansion

Werribee South, VIC

The Werribee Park Mansion is set within the famous sculpture park in Werribee. This beautiful mansion also overlooks the renowned Victoria Rose Garden. Whether or not you love history, you’ll surely love exploring...

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Pentridge Prison

Coburg, VIC
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Pentridge Prison was established in 1850 in response to the rising crime rate from the Gold Rush in Victoria. Today, Pentridge Prison has been redeveloped into plush apartments and parklands as well as a tourist...

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Koorie Heritage Trust

Melbourne, VIC

Visitors in Melbourne shouldn’t miss a chance to visit to the cultural icon of Koorie Heritage Trust. The venue is home to a huge array of artifacts, memorabilia, artworks and photographs dedicated to the Koorie...

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Cooks Cottage

Cooks Cottage

East Melbourne, VIC

Melbourne’s serene and picturesque Fitzroy Gardens is home to the renowned Cook’s Cottage. This historic establishment dates back to the 1755, with history depicting the original cottage was actually built in...

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National Sports Museum

National Sports Museum

Melbourne, VIC

All sports fans are welcome to explore the National Sports Museum in Melbourne for a once-in-a-lifetime tour. This famous museum is located beside the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). This welcoming museum...

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Old Treasury Building

Old Treasury Building

East Melbourne, VIC

Even though there are no shortage of historic buildings in Melbourne, the Old Treasury Building is truly a masterpiece. In fact, many Melbournians often regard it as one of the finest public buildings in the nation...

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RAAF Museum

RAAF Museum

Melbourne, VIC

The RAAF Museum (or the Royal Australian Air Force Museum) is one of the most renowned air force museums in the world; located on the site of RAAF Williams Point Cook Base in Victoria. The museum is known for its world...

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Hellenic Museum

Melbourne, VIC

The Hellenic Museum is located in one of Australia’s most prominent buildings, the Former Royal Mint, and is home to numerous exhibitions and programs. The museum is known for its exhibitions and projects, all of...

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Rippon Lea Estate

Elsternwick, VIC

Rippon Lea Estate is a historic mansion that was built for Frederick Sargood in 1868 and is located in Elsternwick, just 12kms south west of the CBD. The estate was named after the owner’s mother whose maiden name...

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Chinese Museum

Melbourne, VIC
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Melbourne has been a major destination for Chinese people since the times of the gold rush. So the city offers a vast history of Chinese culture, in particular, the Chinese Museum. The Chinese cultural society of...

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Grainger Museum

Parkville, VIC

Grainger Museum is one of the city’s most fascinating museums and attractions and was designed to celebrate the life of Percy Grainger. Located at Melbourne University in Parkville and celebrates this Australian...

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Islamic Museum of Australia

Thornbury, VIC

The Islamic Museum of Australia a not-for-profit museum that is home to artefacts and different artworks that capture the significant contributions made by Muslims across the world. This rich heritage on display also...

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Pipemakers Park

Maribyrnong, VIC

Come and take a walk through Pipemakers Park and along the Maribyrnong River as there are some amazing walks along here. Located just 9kms north-west of the CBD, Pipemakers Park is a great place to get outdoors and...

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HMAS Castlemaine

Williamstown, VIC

HMAS Castlemaine is an Australian warship that was used in the Second World War which has been carefully restored as an attraction and reminder of the country’s maritime past. The Australian-built corvette was launched...

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Jewish Museum of Australia

Jewish Museum of Australia

St. Kilda , VIC

Melbourne’s collection of museums also includes the Jewish Museum of Australia. This renowned and award-winning museum represents the immigration, rich history and diverse culture of Jewish people. This museum is...

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Victoria Police Museum

Docklands, VIC

Victoria Police Museum is another popular museum in Melbourne that boasts some of the largest collections of Australia’s Kelly Gang armor, along with excellent modern exhibits that include CSI forensics, social images...

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Alma Doepel

Alma Doepel

Docklands, VIC

Alma Doepel is a three-masted sailing vessel that was built and operated in Australia and has a long centennial history. Launched in 1903, the ship has undergone several restorative procedures to maintain it in mint...

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The Johnston Collection

East Melbourne, VIC

The Johnston Collection is a non-profit museum that is home to some of the city’s greatest artefacts, and a must-tour for visitors who appreciate art. The museum features a reference library, an exhibition house as well...

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Altona Homestead

Altona, VIC

The Altona Homestead in Melbourne is a must-visit destination for all history lovers. In fact, this is the oldest homestead nestled in the region – built back in 1842 on the designated areas of R.J. Logan Reserve...

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La Trobe's Cottage

La Trobe’s Cottage

Melbourne, VIC

It is impossible to think about the City of Melbourne’s attractions without mentioning La Trobe’s Cottage, a building that housed Victoria’s pioneer government. The cottage was home for Joseph La Trobe...

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Museo Italiano

Carlton, VIC

Museo Italiano displays experiences of Italian migrants and the culture created by Italians after their migration to Australia. Many migrants from Italy settled in the suburb of Carlton, in the north-west of Melbourne...

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Fire Services Museum of Victoria

East Melbourne, VIC

The Fire Services Museum of Victoria displays some of the country’s greatest collection of fire-fighting equipment from years gone by. The organisation is committed to preserving this memorabilia for posterity’s sake as...

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Melbourne Steam Traction Engine Club

Scoresby, VIC

Melbourne Steam Traction Engine Club is a great place to visit for those interested in all things locomotive. This vintage engine museum is sprawled out over 6 hectares of land in the suburb of Scoresby, less than 30kms...

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Point Gellibrand Coastal Heritage Park

Williamstown, VIC

Point Gellibrand Coastal Heritage Park is a scenic coastal park which is located in Williamstown on the south-western side of Melbourne. A great place to spend some times in the outdoors, Point Gellibrand is popular for...

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ANZ Bank Museum

Melbourne, VIC

The ANZ Bank Museum is where visitors can learn about Australia’s banking heritage and dates back to the 18th century. The ANZ Bank Museum is located on the lower ground floor of the historic ‘Gothic...

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Michaels Camera Museum

Melbourne, VIC

Michaels Camera Museum is a charming attraction for all photography enthusiasts looking for a unique experience in the city. This museum is located on the corner of Elizabeth & Lonsdale Streets and is packed with...

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North Williamstown Railway Museum

Williamstown North, VIC

North Williamstown Railway Museum is home to some of the country’s oldest locomotive engines and is located just 15 minutes south-west of Melbourne. With the rapid disappearance of steam engines, a number of train...

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