School holidays at the Melbourne Museum

The kids will love all the dinosaurs, fossils, insects, and wildlife that fill this wondrous museum.

Creepy-crawlies are taking over the Melbourne Museum this school holidays, as the Bug Lab exhibition rolls into town. Plan your visit to see what all the buzz is about!

Bug Lab: Little Bugs, Super Powers takes kids of all ages into the world of insects, filling the halls of the museum with ten huge roaming critters, including a mantis, spider, wasp, and bees.

Explore the world beneath our feet by meeting live specimens and learning how bugs have inspired new technologies, while younger children will love the pre-school activity tables and beetle slide.

And if your little critters still haven’t got enough of insects, catch the Bugs Alive! display and watch Bugs: Mighty Micro Monsters 3D on the giant IMAX screen, just next door, for only $10.

And the school holiday fun at the Melbourne Museum doesn’t end there. Don’t miss the Children’s Gallery, designed for babies to five-year-olds to play and learn, as well as the 600 birds, reptiles, mammals and amphibians from every corner of the planet in the Wild exhibition, and the prehistoric skeletons of the Dinosaur Walk.

The Melbourne Museum is open from 10am-5pm every day, and admission is free for kids (under 16) and $14 for adults.

The Bug Lab Exhibition opens 23 June 2017 and runs until 15 October 2017 – tickets include entry to the rest of the museum and cost $14 for kids, $28 for adults, and $70 for families (two adults and two children or one adult and three children).

For more info and to book tickets, visit the Melbourne Museum’s website

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