We’ve wrapped up the best free and cheap events for school holidays that you just can’t miss.
Free for kids
Don’t miss these iconic Melbourne moments – all free for kids during the school holidays.
Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
Attraction in Docklands providing panoramic views of Melbourne.
Worlds Immersive at Melbourne Museum
Art and science collide with mesmerising imagery and soundscapes in this 5-minute film.
Becoming You: An incomplete Guide
An exhibition of Australian coming-of-age stories.
The Story of the Moving Image
An ongoing exhibition that journeys through the past, present and future of the moving image.
Journey through a world of wildlife in the heart of Melbourne.
Explore history, culture, science, and nature at this popular Melbourne attraction.
An exploration of the stories of people from all over the world who have migrated to Australia.
The ultimate guide to Melbourne's best markets
The best night markets, foodie markets, book markets and more.
You don’t have to splurge to keep the kids entertained. The best things to do for under $15.
Great Barrier Reef 3D at IMAX Melbourne
Dive into the world's greatest living wonder with Great Barrier Reef 3D.
Where to find the best ice cream in Melbourne
Where to find Melbourne's best gelato, fro-yo, ice cream and more.
A creative arts centre for children to share unique experiences with professional artists.
Looking to treat the kids (and yourself), don’t miss these activities.
Charlie and the War Against the Grannies
A musical comedy for kids by Alan Brough.
An interactive 3D art gallery with optical illusions that visitors can touch and explore.
Jurassic World by Brickman
An adventure 6 million LEGO® bricks in the making.
Escape the Gaol – For Kids
Kids can become inmates on a mission to hatch the perfect escape plan.
The best cheap eats for the whole family.
Melbourne's best lunches under $15
Fuel up on pho, ramen, stacked sandos and more without breaking the bank.
Where to find Melbourne's best sandwiches
These tasty sandwiches put a gourmet spin on an old favourite
The ultimate dumpling guide to Melbourne
Steamed, fried, baked or boiled – there’s no such thing as a bad dumpling.
Last updated on Wed 14 Apr 2021
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Disney: The Magic of Animation
Discover the creativity and innovation of almost 100 years of Disney Animation.
River Connections at Melbourne Museum
River Connections is a journey which celebrates the life of Victoria’s river environments.
Find the sky’s stories mirrored by a glowing eel and hundreds of lanterns.