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ACMI, Melbourne

#1 of 7 in Childrens Museums in Victoria
Science Museum · Hidden Gem · Children’s Museum
Featuring interactive exhibits, large-scale projections, computer animations, and digital media, ACMI offers a detailed look at contemporary and historic screen-based Australian art. Located on the iconic Federation Square, this modern gallery is dedicated to the moving image in all forms. The center includes two state-of-the-art movie theaters, where you can attend regular screenings of restored classic films and new releases. You can also time your visit programs such as film festivals, exclusive screenings of independent movies, and budget movie presentations aimed at families with small kids. Make sure to drop by the site's store, located on the entry level, where you can purchase books, DVDs, toys, and souvenirs. Make ACMI part of your personalized Melbourne itinerary using our Melbourne online route maker.
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  • I used to visit here a lot before it moved/closed for renovations. This was my first time back. There are now 3 areas to look through and a 4th opening soon, which I heard will be good. It is a...  more »
  • Being interested in photography and the "moving image" ACMI was irresistible on a recent visit to Melbourne. We lucked in, as the museum was about to close for refurbishment -search "ACMI Melbourne...  more »
  • Guaranteed a good time. Lots of interactive exhibits. I have been to ACMI several times and it is totally different every time. Always varied and engaging. Would be good for families.
  • Next level interactivity. There were so many interesting things to see, read and interact with. Loved every minute of it and could've easily spent more time here.

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