Museums and galleries
Exhibiting Australian and international design, architecture and technology.
The Fox Darkroom & Gallery
Gallery showcasing photography through regular exhibitions and workshops.
Medical History Museum
A free museum focusing on medicine's contribution to scientific discovery and community wellbeing.
An independent contemporary art gallery located in the historic Nicholas Building.
A not-for-profit arts space with two galleries and a theatre.
Original and Authentic Aboriginal Art
Fine Aboriginal art from the Central Western Desert, the Kimberley and Arnhemland.
An autobiographical museum of acclaimed musician and composer Percy Grainger.
Kings Artist-Run Initiative
Space for contemporary art practice and gallery showcasing experimental projects.
Encouraging an appreciation of Greece’s cultural legacy in Melbourne.
Explore history, culture, science, and nature at this popular Melbourne attraction.
Magnet Galleries Melbourne
Magnet is a not-for-profit photography gallery celebrating the best of Australian photography.
Celebrating the history, culture, achievements, and survival of Victoria's Aboriginal people.
The Johnston Collection
House-museum showing fine and decorative arts from the Georgian, Regency and Louis XV periods.
An interactive 3D art gallery with optical illusions that visitors can touch and explore.
The Chinese Museum documents, preserves and displays the history of Chinese immigration.
Mission to Seafarers
Melbourne's maritime history is on display in this heritage-listed building.
Children's Gallery Melbourne Museum
This is a wondrous place for young children to explore, play and learn.
Melbourne's Italian migrant heritage and culture is on display at this museum.
Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
The world’s first major gallery dedicated exclusively to Australian art.
Italian Institute of Culture
Promoting Italian language and culture, the IIC hosts a rich program of talks and events.
See exhibitions on art, history and design at one of Melbourne's many galleries and museums.
City Gallery presents free exhibitions from City of Melbourne’s art and heritage collection.
La Trobe's Cottage
Original home of Victoria's first governor Charles Joseph La Trobe from 1839 to 1854.
Gallery for hire with a focus on promoting and exhibiting emerging artists, designers, and curators.
Mailbox Art Space
A series of restored mailboxes exhibiting new and experimental art.
Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
Australia's national museum of film, currently closed for redevelopment.
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Convergence The Art of Zhou Xiaoping in Aboriginal Australia
View a collection of artworks from celebrated Chinese-Australian Artist, Zhou Xiaoping, online.
Sugar Republic's Rainbow Walk
A free art exhibition below the city exploring isolation, resilience and positivity in the pandemic.
Affirmation is a major exhibition that explores truth-telling through a First Nations lens.