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Top museum recommendations from locals

Art Gallery
“Exhibition from around the world in one place. Don’t have to travel thousand miles to admire art”
  • 470 locals recommend
Museum
“A visit to Melbourne Museum is a rich, surprising insight into life in Victoria. It shows you Victoria's intriguing permanent collections and bring you brilliant temporary exhibitions from near and far. You'll see Victoria's natural environment, cultures and history through different perspectives. 墨尔本博物馆 (Melbourne Museum) 展示了澳大利亚社会历史、原住民文化、科学发展及环境。毗邻世界遗产名录的皇家展览中心 (Royal Exhibition Building) 和卡顿公园 (Carlton Gardens),博物馆里面还有墨尔本IMAX立体电影院 (IMAX Theatre Melbourne)。”
  • 194 locals recommend
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Monument / Landmark
“Shrine of Remembrance is a war memorial in Melbourne and has free museum. Not very well know among people but the view of the city from this spot is the best you can get.”
  • 81 locals recommend
Museum
“10 mins drive away is IMAX Melbourne... if you love movies on HUUUUGE screens, you need to check this out! Apparently Melbourne's screen was the largest in the world until 2019 when Sydney opened a slightly bigger screen!”
  • 52 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Won't cost you a penny. The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), at Federation Square, Melbourne, is Australia's national museum of film, video games, digital culture and art. During the 2015–16, 1.45 million people visited ACMI, the second-highest attendance of any gallery or museum in Australia.”
  • 115 locals recommend
Museum
“Explore life in Victoria, from our natural environment to our culture and history. museumvictoria.com.au”
  • 68 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Different events on every weekend, worth to visits! Also, the garden is huge excellent to spend time to read and enjoy the sun”
  • 79 locals recommend
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Art Gallery
“Located on St Kilda road, the National Gallery of Victoria has two magnificent galleries located a short walk apart, both with free entry to the permanent collection. There are also paid exhibitions with stunning art exhibitions from major international and local artists.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Known as the NGV, founded in 1861 is Australia’s oldest eminent public art museum and hosts blockbuster exhibitions!”
  • 45 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Old Melbourne Gaol is a museum and former prison located in Russell Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. www.oldmelbournegaol.com.au”
  • 11 locals recommend
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Museum
“Melbourne Museum is around the corner, located in the Carlton Gardens. It is the largest museum in the Southern Hemisphere, and is consistently ranked as one of the most popular tourist attractions in Australia. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“The Ian Potter Centre is the place to go if you're interested in learning all about Australian art, from the Colonial period and the famous Heidelberg School - think Tom Roberts, Arthur Streeton, and Frederick McCubbin - through to contemporary Australian art. Here, you'll find photography, prints, drawings, fashion, textiles, decorative arts, and a suite of galleries dedicated to Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander art. With special exhibitions and educational programs and new perspectives of the city through its glass matrix, NGV Australia is more than a great place to view art – it is a completely fresh approach that encourages people from all walks of life to enjoy the world of art. It is a spectacular showcase comprising over 20 galleries housed within a landmark architectural complex.”
  • 57 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Old Melbourne Gaol is a museum on Russell Street, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It consists of a bluestone building and courtyard, and is located next to the old City Police Watch House and City Courts buildings. 时光倒转,在19世纪的监狱中沿着通向绞刑架的小路向前走,感受被现代警察逮捕的滋味,或者体验一下站在法庭上受审的紧张感。 最古老的监狱、著名的治安法庭 (Magistrates' Court) 以及曾经的警察局城市看守所 (Police City Watch House) 都位于罗素街 (Russell Street) 上。从19世纪40年代起,这里就是墨尔本罪行、法律和秩序的中心。”
  • 44 locals recommend
Science Museum
“An amazing place to visit for all things science related! A great place for both adults and children to learn and experience. Free for kids under 16 during school holidays!”
  • 40 locals recommend
History Museum
“A short walk across the Yarra River. Formerly Customs House. There is usually always an exhibition celebrating those who have arrived in Australia to call it home. Also has a cafe and toilets ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Heide offers an inspiring experience of art, architecture, gardens & social history. A must do!”
  • 43 locals recommend