Melbourne City Guide
For sources of general information
about Melbourne, including various attractions and events and you
might wish to check out while youre here, we highly recommend
the following websites:
For a print-friendly Melbourne City Map, please click
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Attractions of special interest
Scienceworks Museum and the Melbourne
Through hands-on exhibits, live demonstrations, tours, activities
and shows, you'll find science has never been quite this much fun.
You can have fun exploring the mysteries of science and technology
at Scienceworks Museum. It's a great value day out for curious minds
of all ages. Encompassing the only digital planetarium in the Southern
Hemisphere, the Melbourne Planetarium is located within the museum
complex. Using the latest digital technology, the night sky is recreated
on a 15 metre domed ceiling. Immerse yourself in deep space!
Address: 2 Booker Street, Spotswood
Scienceworks Admission: Adult $6.00, Children & Concession
Planetarium Admission: Adult $5.00, Children $3.50, Concession
Lightning Room Admission: Adult $5.00, Children $3.50, Concession
Times: 10.30am 4.30pm daily
for the Moving Image (ACMI)
ACMI is a world first, state-of-the-art facility for the exhibition,
promotion and preservation of Victorian, Australian and international
screen content. It is about the moving image in all its forms -
film, television, games, video and digital media. Travel underground
and immerse yourself in the worlds largest screen gallery.
Marvel at the southern hemispheres most revolutionary cinemas.
Create your own moving image productions and take part in regular
talks and tours.
Address: Federation Square, Melbourne
(enter from Flinders St)
Admission: Entry to the ACMI building and screen gallery
is free, as are some regular screenings. Admission costs for special
cinema programs and special events vary.
Explore a rain forest. See Phar Lap. Touch a dinosaur bone. Live
a life-time in no time at all at Melbourne's award winning Museum.
Situated in Carlton Gardens and next to the historic Royal Exhibition
Building, Melbourne Museum is an exciting and innovative attraction
- including permanent and touring exhibitions, dynamic performances
and events, cafés, IMAX Theatre, gift shop, and undercover
Address: 11 Nicholson Street, Carlton
Admission: Adults $6, Children & Concession Free
Times: 10.00am 5.00pm daily
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Tours runs a number of weekly tours of Melbourne open to
the general public, including Murders & Mysteries, Melbourne
by Lamplight, and Melbourne General Cemetery. For more information,
please visit their website.