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Museums

Learn something new at Victoria's museums. From history to hands-on science, find exhibits ready to amaze kids and grown-ups alike.

Multicultural Victoria

Spend a day at the Melbourne Museum and learn about everything from Australian flora and fauna to Koori heritage. Other highlights include the Immigration Museum, which offers a unique picture of the cultural formation of the country and the Chinese Museum in Chinatown which focuses on Melbourne's Chinese heritage.

Immerse yourself in Australian history at Swan Hill's Pioneer Settlement and experience life during the 1850s gold rush at Ballarat's Sovereign Hill, where visitors can ride in a horse-drawn carriage and tour the old mines.

A 'hands-on' learning experience

Inviting you to participate in the learning experience, Scienceworks offers visitors a look at everything from the future to the great unknown through exhibits, technology, and even a planetarium.

Another truly unique experience comes from Old Melbourne Gaol, which housed Victoria's toughest criminals and the infamous bushranger, Ned Kelly. Spend the day 'behind bars', experiencing everything from the cells themselves to an actual arrest. The bravest visitors even have the opportunity to tour the prison by candlelight on one of its infamous night tours.

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Cheese World and Museum

Cheese World promotes the local dairy industry through offering tastings and sales of the award winning Warrnambool Heritage Cheddar, Cracker Barrel,...

Heritage buildings

McCrae Homestead and Museum

Explore one of Victoria’s oldest pioneering homesteads and its neighbouring museum, discovering fascinating family heirlooms and artworks.

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Man From Snowy River Museum Corryong

The Man From Snowy River Museum is a volunteer run community museum located in the beautiful Upper Murray region of North East Victoria. The...

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Gold Museum

The Gold Museum extends Sovereign Hill's story of Ballarat - a majestic provincial city built on the wealth derived from the great Australian...

Architecture & design

Villa Alba Museum

Villa Alba Museum is an 1880 Italianate mansion in Kew adjacent to Studley Park. It is lavishly decorated with painted ceilings and walls with trompe...

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Old Treasury Building

The Old Treasury is regarded as one of the finest public buildings in Australia. Completed in 1862, it was the major government office in Melbourne...

Heritage buildings

Old Gippstown

Step back in time to the 1850′s and enjoy a visit to Old Gippstown, Gippsland's Heritage Park in Moe. This complete historical township filled with...

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Gippsland Vehicle Collection

The Gippsland Vehicle Collection provides south east Australia with an outstanding rotating display of interesting vehicles including cars,...

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Portland Maritime Discovery Centre

At Portland Maritime Discovery Centre you'll experience a range of activities. Step inside the rib cage of the Sperm Whale skeleton. Unfold the...

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