Things to do
Wildlife, zoos & farmsMelbourne Zoo
Get up close with more than 250 species as you explore rainforests, bushland and underwater worlds. Don't miss the zookeeper talks and feeding times!
Wildlife, zoos & farmsSEA LIFE Melbourne
Dive deep to discover life beneath the Southern Ocean; walk under tunnels filled with sharks and rays, or ride a simulated underwater rollercoaster.
Wildlife, zoos & farmsWerribee Open Range Zoo
Join a wildlife safari, Melbourne style, and spot rhinos, cheetahs, giraffes, zebras and monkeys as they roam freely through the grounds of the zoo.
FamilyMelbourne Star Observation Wheel
Take a 30-minute ride on Melbourne's newest star attraction for extraordinary views and a unique bird's-eye perspective of the city and surrounds.
History & heritageOld Melbourne Gaol
Sentence yourself to a day of fun or a spooky night at Victoria's oldest prison, which housed tough criminals and the infamous bushranger, Ned Kelly.
LiteratureState Library Victoria
Leaf through tomes and browse exhibitions in the Domed Reading Room at this grand library and enjoy the great program of events for kids and adults.
Journey to the stars and beyond at the Melbourne Planetarium, travel through space and time, and have a hair-raising encounter with lighting volts.
Explore the real-life stories of people who have migrated to Victoria from all over the world, through moving images, voices, memories and memorabilia.
MuseumsThe Australian Music Vault
Created by Arts Centre Melbourne in collaboration with the music industry, the Australian Music Vault is a celebration of Australian contemporary music...
MuseumsNational Sports Museum at the MCG
Become part of Australia's sporting history through sporting artifacts and multimedia displays at the home of Australian sport, the MCG.
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Light up your January with the first tennis Grand Slam of the year. Be there as the biggest names in the game try to start the season off with a bang.
SportsCommBank Women’s T20 International Tri-Series: Australia vs England
This could be the clash that determines which teams make the final, and with Australia taking on England it is sure to be a match you will not want to...
SportsCommBank Women’s T20 International Tri-Series: Final
Who will make the final for the Commonwealth Bank T20I Tri-Series? In what is going to be an exciting preview to the ICC T20 World Cup, this is a match...
Motor sportFormula 1 Australian Grand Prix 2020
Get the motor running and enjoy a long weekend of F1 action on and off the track including motor shows, air displays and of course, the big race.
Plays & musicalsHarry Potter and the Cursed Child
Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is playing exclusively in Melbourne's Princess Theatre.
SportsICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020
Headlined by hosting the final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on International Women’s Day, Melbourne will see a series of blockbuster matches for...
ExhibitionsKAWS: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness
Brian Donnelly a.k.a KAWS, is one of the most prominent and prolific artists of his generation. His body of work straddles the worlds of art, fashion and...
ExhibitionsKeith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines
In an unprecedented, world premiere exhibition, the National Gallery of Victoria presents the work of two of the most significant and influential artists...
FestivalsMelbourne Food and Wine Festival
Raise a toast to regional producers and savour a meal and a glass of wine at delicious food festival events, including the World's Longest Lunch.
ComedyMelbourne International Comedy Festival
Laugh, chortle, giggle and snort at everything from wry young hipsters and slapstick heroes to musical comedy and good ol’ timey cabaret stars.
Gardens & agricultureMelbourne International Flower and Garden Show
Sprout green thumbs in response to the sensory explosions of colour and design to be dug up at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.
Moomba is back again with an exciting program of free events and family entertainment.