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There is plenty going on in the city to entertain kids and the whole family, from the aquarium to the zoo, and museums to ice-skating.
Birrarung Marr, Batman Avenue, Melbourne
Let your imagination run wild at ArtPlay – a creative arts studio for kids and their families. At ArtPlay, children and artists have a unique opportunity to come together and imagine, explore and create high-quality art.
ArtVo is an immersive art gallery or ‘trick art’ gallery – the first of its kind in Australia. Unlike normal art museums, visitors are encouraged to touch and interact with the artworks, photographing themselves and becoming part of the art.
Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
Corner of Swanston & Flinders Streets, Melbourne
Discover the world of the moving image in the galleries, cinemas and studios at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) at Federation Square.
Big Swing Golf
126-130 Franklin Street, Melbourne
Big Swing Golf Melbourne is the ultimate indoor golf experience. The likes of Tiger Woods and Jordan Speith include the same type of simulators in their practice routine.
Wellington Parade, East Melbourne
A visit to the historic landmark Cooks' Cottage, situated in the beautiful heritage-listed Fitzroy Gardens, is a must when exploring Melbourne. Built in 1755, Cooks' Cottage is the oldest building in Australia and a popular Melbourne tourist attraction.
Dialogue in the Dark
Dialogue in the Dark is an experience in total darkness through which, led by blind guides, you will learn to interact and communicate by relying on other senses.
Escape Hunt Melbourne
Shop 3, 190 Queen Street, Melbourne
The Escape Hunt experience is a unique adventure based on classic 'escape the room' online games.
Suite 9-10, Level 1, 108 Bourke Street, Melbourne
Escape Room Australia is a simulation game where participants are locked in a themed room with various scenarios and puzzles they have to solve.Using the elements found inside, players need to try escape within 45 minutes.
Eureka Skydeck 88
Level 88, 7 Riverside Quay, Southbank
Eureka is perfectly positioned for a complete 360 degree, floor-to-ceiling views encompassing Melbourne's CBD, sports precinct, Docklands and everything in between.
Family Fun Centres Black Light Mini Golf
UV lighting has transformed good old-fashioned mini golf into an amazing glow-in-the-dark-experience that’s fun for all the family at Docklands. The first of its kind in Australia, Glow Golf features 18 holes of fun, in air-conditioned, indoor comfort.
See Melbourne's attractions from any angle – from the pages of history, across the skyline, on the water, via art or on a big screen.
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Melbourne has loads of events and activities for children. There are family-friendly festivals like Moomba, school-holiday workshops, exhibitions and more.
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