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There's plenty of things to do for the whole family in Melbourne. From interactive museums and kids' festivals to exhilarating outdoor adventures and wildlife parks, you'll discover a whole host of things to do with the family.

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Maritime history

Polly Woodside

Launched in Belfast in 1885, the Polly Woodside sailed 1. 5 million kilometres around the globe. Located in the heart of Melbourne's South Wharf...

History & heritage

Werribee Park and Mansion

Smell the roses - all 5000 varieties - in the magnificent grounds of the Victoria's largest private residence, pausing to admire the pastoral style.

Entertainment

VR Plus Studio - Virtual Reality Arcade in Melbourne

VR gamers and VR enthusiasts in Melbourne now have the perfect place to enjoy VR experiences – VR Plus Studio. With the help of HTC VIVE VR headsets...

Leisure activities

GlowGolf Docklands

Amazing GlowGolf Docklands is under ultraviolet lighting, or UV, making the clever combination of mini golf and UV black lights and specially...

Architecture & design

Shrine of Remembrance

An iconic landmark honouring the service of Australian men and women in war and peacekeeping. The visitor centre hosts exhibitions and events.

Art galleries

ArtVo Immersive Gallery

Welcome to Australia’s first immersive, ‘trick-art’ gallery. ArtVo lets you experience a new perspective on art with mind-bending artwork. Stepping...

Wildlife, zoos & farms

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

Dive deep to discover life beneath the Southern Ocean; walk under tunnels filled with sharks and rays, or ride a simulated underwater rollercoaster.

Museums

Scienceworks

Journey to the stars and beyond at the Melbourne Planetarium, travel through space and time, and have a hair-raising encounter with lighting volts.

Shopping

Essendon Fields

Fly, shop, play or stay at Essendon Fields - with dozens of experiences that are based at or experienced to and from Essendon Fields. With over 25...

Architecture & design

Eureka Skydeck 88

Teeter on The Edge, a switchable glass cube that slides you out from the building's 88th floor for unsurpassed views of Melbourne and far beyond.

Performing arts

National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA)

The National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) is Australia's Centre of Excellence in contemporary circus arts training. NICA is a national...

Family

LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Melbourne

The ultimate indoor LEGO® playground has opened in Melbourne. Ideal for families with children aged three to 10, guests can enjoy a world of...

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Art & culture

Museums

Delve deep into the history of places near and far at Melbourne's varied museums, dedicated to all manner of the city's quirky local stories.

Nature & wildlife

Parks and gardens

Discover abundant parks and leafy gardens in Melbourne and take a break from the hectic pace of the city with a relaxing stroll or picnic on the lawn.

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Tours

Explore Melbourne on foot with an expert walking guide, join a bus tour or follow the historic City Circle Tram route on a tour of the city's cafes.

Nature & wildlife

Wildlife and zoos

Featuring state of the art aquarium, award-winning zoos and parklands teeming with fauna, you don't have to go far in Melbourne to see wildlife.