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Museums and art galleries
Children's Gallery Melbourne Museum
This is a wondrous place for young children to explore, play and learn.
An exploration of the stories of people from all over the world who have migrated to Australia.
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An interactive 3D art gallery with optical illusions that visitors can touch and explore.
The Johnston Collection
House-museum showing fine and decorative arts from the Georgian, Regency and Louis XV periods.
Museum dedicated to the moving image through events, film screenings and exhibitions.
Explore history, culture, science, and nature at this popular Melbourne attraction.
Mary MacKillop Heritage Centre
A place of inspiration and vitality, that promotes the spirit and charism of Saint Mary MacKillop.
ARC ONE Gallery
A commercial gallery in Flinders Lane showing contemporary Australian art.
A contemporary art gallery on the city fringe with a focus on solo exhibitions.
Stephen McLaughlan Gallery
Curated contemporary art space in the iconic Nicholas Building.
Kings Artist-Run Initiative
Space for contemporary art practice and gallery showcasing experimental projects.
Commercial art gallery exhibiting a diverse range of contemporary art throughout the year.
Discover Greek art, history and culture, both ancient and contemporary.
An autobiographical museum of acclaimed musician and composer Percy Grainger.
West End Art Space
A contemporary art gallery with a focus on living artists that strive for excellence.
Alternative art gallery specialising in lowbrow, pop surrealism and underground art.
Mission to Seafarers
Melbourne's maritime history is on display in this heritage-listed building.
Aperture f/1.2_Shallow Inlet
A billboard-sized outdoor artwork by James Geurts on the Hero Apartment Building.
Anna Schwartz Gallery
The gallery represents over 30 established and emerging artists on individual projects.
Australian Music Vault
A celebration of Australian contemporary music – past, present and future.
Australian Sports Museum
Housing Australia’s largest sporting collection, including interactive zones and memorabilia.
See exhibitions on art, history and design at one of Melbourne's many galleries and museums.
One of Australia’s most stimulating exhibitors of contemporary art and design.
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