Located in the Carlton Garden in Melbourne, the Melbourne Museum is a popular attraction in the city. Opened for public in the year on October 21st 2000, the museum is built in the modern style of architecture and was designed by Denton Corker Marshall Architects.
The Melbourne Museum is the largest museum in the Southern Hemisphere and has a total of seven mail galleries. There is a temporary exhibit gallery located on the upper, ground as well as lower level and also includes a Children’s Gallery. Besides the exhibits and cultural edifices, the museum also has various other facilities such as the Sidney Myer Amphitheatre and The Age Theatre. The Discovery Center, located on the lower level is a free public research center.
A café and a souvenir shops too are available inside the museum. The main permanent exhibits in the museum are – Science and life Gallery, where the main highlight is the skeletons of dinosaurs and the skeleton of Diprotodon. The Melbourne Gallery, Mind and Body Galley, Evolution Gallery, Forest Gallery, Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Te Pasifika Gallery, Children’s Gallery and touring hall are some of the permanent exhibits that tourists should not miss.