At the Melbourne Museum, get an insight into life in Victoria through the exhibits showing natural environment, cultures and history. View the Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, filled with the living traditions and knowledge of the Koorie people and other cultures from around Australia that shaped the country into what it is today. See fossils from pre historic animals that roamed the land.
Explore Melbourne’s history through stories of people from across the world who migrated to Victoria and arrived from other parts of the world and decided to call Melbourne home at the Immigration Museum. Learn about why they came to Melbourne, what it was like arriving in a new country and the impact that it had on the local Indigenous communities.
The Chinese Museum has five floors showcasing the culture and history of the Australian Chinese community.
Once Australia’s largest inland port in the late 1800’s, the Port of Echuca is an authentic working river port. Home to the oldest paddlesteamers that still operate, you can learn about the rich maritime and cultural history of the Port through the Wharf Walk.
Discover Flagstaff Hill and gain a glimpse into the Warrnambool region’s maritime heritage. It is a living and historical village that displays what life was like in the 19th century port town and is the holder of Victoria’s largest maritime shipwreck collection.
Sovereign Hill brings to life what it was like during Australia’s great 1850s gold rush. All staff are dressed like as townsfolk from the era. Pan for gold, take a coach ride, go deep underground into a mine or learn how to make a candle or sweets.