Museums - Melbourne is often proclaimed the
cultural centre of Australia. Therefore it is worth
a visit to one or more, if times allow, of the excellent
and interesting museums. That way you’ll get
to know the history and culture of Melbourne City
and learn a lot about the background and heritage
of this country.
1) Melbourne Museum
Telephone: 13 11 02
Exhibits Aboriginal culture and learn about the story of Melbourne. Have a Living Forest Gallery and Interactive Cinema Experience. Also have a brightly coloured Children’s Museum.
2) Immigration Museum
Old Customs House,
400 Flinders Streets, Melbourne
Telephone: (+61) 03 9927 2700
Relate and bring it to life the stories of immigrant who made their journey to Melbourne and planted their roots here. A 17 metres ship that re-enact the travelling scene.
3) Scienceworks museum
2 Booker Street
Telephone: (+61) 03 9392 4800
Science and technology rule here. Hands on exhibitions, tours and live show are the main attractions.
4) Chinese Museum
22 Cohen Place
Telephone: (+61) 03 9663 1797
Display history of Chinese in Victoria. The highlight
of the museum is the world's longest processional
5) Jewish Museum of Australia
26 Alma Road,
Telephone: (+61) 03 9534 0083
Australia's rich Jewish heritage, arts, customs and
religious are on display here.
6) Olympics Museum
Melbourne Cricket Ground,
Telephone : (+61) 03 9657 8879
International Olympics Committee endorsed museum. Showcase history of the Games and Gold medals.