Try these awesome free events and fun adventures for an epic day of fun. Some age limits may apply, check with venues before visiting.
With more than 70,000 car spaces in the city, you’re never far from Melbourne’s best events. Book ahead at key parking providers to get the best deal.
Free for kids during school holidays
Julian Opie: Studio for Kids
An interactive exhibition designed for children and families.
Journey through a world of wildlife in the heart of Melbourne.
Australian Music Vault
A celebration of Australian contemporary music – past, present and future.
The Story of the Moving Image
An ongoing exhibition that journeys through the past, present and future of the moving image.
Explore history, culture, science, and nature at this popular Melbourne attraction.
School holiday relaxed sessions - bookings required
Special occasion events and workshops - from $25
Last updated on Wed 4 Jan 2023
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