Museums in Melbourne, VIC

Discover Melbourne’s inspiring museums with Amazed! We’ve curated a range of experiences at the city’s best museums.

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Golden Tour of Sovereign Hill & Ballarat Wildlife Park
Golden Tour of Sovereign Hill & Ballarat Wildlife Park

Melbourne, VIC 3000

Sports Lovers Tour with MCG and Australian Sports Museum
$179.25 - $270
Sports Lovers Tour with MCG and Australian Sports Museum

Melbourne, VIC 3000

Sports Lovers Tour with Australian Sports Museum
$149.25 - $199
Sports Lovers Tour with Australian Sports Museum

Melbourne, VIC 3000

Explore Melbourne Museums

As Australia’s cultural capital, Melbourne is home to a range of unique and interesting museums just waiting to be discovered. Browse museum experiences on Amazed and feel inspired - from tracing the steps of early European settlement at Melbourne Museum to the poignant stories of migration at the Immigration Museum. At Amazed, we strive to curate exciting experiences that showcase Melbourne’s unique culture and historical significance as the country’s first capital. Read on for a few of our favourite museums in Melbourne that are well worth a visit!


Melbourne Museum

Located close to the CBD in Carlton Gardens, the Melbourne Museum is a renowned natural and cultural history museum. Situated adjacent to the UNESCO-listed Royal Exhibition Building, the museum was opened in 2000 as a project of the state government of Victoria and attracts tens of thousands of visitors annually. Most notably, the museum houses some of Victoria's State Collections, which encompasses over 17 million items, and the remains of Australia’s most famous racehorse. You’ll also find lots of exciting travelling exhibitions and an IMAX theatre!


Melbourne Tram Museum

The Melbourne Tram Museum is truly a piece of moving history that tracks (pun intended) the heritage of the world’s largest tram network, a record the city still holds today. Located at 8 Wallen Road, Hawthorn (the old Hawthorn Tram Depot) this museum focuses on the preservation and display of Melbourne’s tramway history - from the early horse-drawn vehicles to the modern trams you know today. Discover a range of exhibits, ex-rolling stock on display and heritage railway and tramway equipment. A visit to the Melbourne Tram Museum is the perfect gift idea for any tram lover!


Immigration Museum in Melbourne

The Immigration Museum was originally opened back in 1998 with the purpose of documenting and tracing the immigration experiences of non-Indigenous Australians. Here you’ll find a discovery centre, community gallery and public and educational programs, including community festivals and exhibitions. The Immigration Museum catalogues and displays over 6,000 objects which document the migration experiences of Victorians dating to the 1830s. As one of the world’s most multicultural cities, a visit to the Immigration Museum is a must for locals and visitors curious about Melbourne’s constantly changing face.

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