Traveljunkieindonesia.com – Hi travel junkies! Today, I bring you to Melbourne Museum precinct.
“I’d like to design something like a city or a museum. I want to do something hands on rather than just play golf which is the sport of the religious right.” – Brad Pitt.
A must see cultural destination located 5 minutes north of the CBD, Melbourne – Victoria.
1). Melbourne Museum
Open daily from 10am – 5pm. Melbourne Museum offers a rich insight into Victoria’s fascinating natural environment, culture and history. The museum’s eight galleries cover the natural and physical sciences, history, and technology.
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3). Carlton Gardens
Designed for Melbourne’s International Exhibition of 1880, the Carlton Gardens are in two parts surrounding the Melbourne Museum and Royal Exhibition building.
4). Bunjilaka Aboriginal Culture Centre
Open daily from 10am – 5 pm. Discover a culture that has survived for more than 2000 generations and experience the rich celebration of culture today. Be immersed in a sound and light cinema experience where you’ll share in the story of Bunjil, the Creator. Take an emotional journey across Victoria and discover the uniqueness of south east Australian Aboriginal culture.
5). Royal Exhibition Building
Completed in 1880 for Melbourne’s first International exhibition and the side of Australia’s first Federal Parliament in 1901. Capture the beauty of the World Heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building on a guided tour. Booking essential.
6). IMAX Melbourne
Open daily from 10am. IMAX Melbourne provides the most immersive cinema experience available; housing one of the largest screens in the world at 32m wide and 23m high, plus 15,000 watts of uncompressed digital sound – IMAX makes the movies amazing! For more info and session times please visit imaxmelbourne.com.au
7). Museum Victoria Tour Apps
Download the new FREE Museum Victoria Tour app to your smartphone or device and explore the Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens and Melbourne’s Golden Mile walking tours. Become immersed in Merbourne’s history as you take a self-guided tour of the City’s older building and precincts. museumvictoria.com.au/apps
Happy Sustainable Travels!