Things to do in Melbourne
As a visitor to Melbourne you might be interested to learn what can all be done while on holidays.
Locals as well as international visitors with school going children might want to take note of the following places to go for entertainment and some activities:
For thinking kids, the State Library is the ideal go to place as it is like a large theme park where some additional activities are being planned for children.
State library of Victoria – photography source
The RAAF Museum at Point Cook has various flying displays that are free where your kids and you may examine all kinds of flying machines.
RAAF Museum – photography source
A great place to take your kids during holiday time in Melbourne is the Collingwood Children’s Farm where they can experience farm life within a bushland setting.
Collingwood Children’s Farm – photography source
Other farms are the Bundoora Park in the North and the Westerfolds Park in the East.
While a small entry fee applies to adults visiting the Melbourne Museum, it is free for children. They will love the activity centre that is in the shape of a massive Rubix Cube.
Melbourne Museum – photography source
Rubix cube in Melbourne Museum – photography source
The very popular Icehouse in the Docklands is another go to place as it has plenty facilities that will provide hours of entertainment.
Luna Park that is situated in St. Kilda is another favourite pastime for kids where they can scream at their hearts content.
Luna Park in Melbourne – photography source
Another photo of Luna Park in Melbourne – photography source
There are a lot more fun activities for visitors with kids in Melbourne to do. On to fun things for everyone to do while in Melbourne.
Fun Events and Things To Do During Holidays in Melbourne
Tourists to Melbourne will be intrigued by the various free City Circle tram guides as they get to travel all around the main city centre. You may want to make this your first stop as you will learn much about the inner workings of this great city.
Then there is Flinders St Station as a major landmark in Melbourne. It presents itself with large clock faces and Victorian architecture that is very striking. The station was built in the late 19th century and said to be the busiest suburban railways.
Flinders St Station – photography source
The Australian Centre for the Moving Image is sure to excite its visitors with the large Screen Gallery and collection of exhibits that pertains to screen based art, video, film, interactive installations, television, and animation. Entry is free on Sundays and public holidays.
The Australian Centre for the Moving Image – photography source
Another photo of The Australian Centre for the Moving Image – photography source
Garden lovers will be enthralled by the beauty of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne as it features thousand of plants from around the world and Australia. There are free guided walks that can be enjoyed by all. .
Botanic gardens in Melbourne – Photography source
Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne – photography source
The largest open market known as the Queen Victoria Market offers everyone the chance to obtain fresh farm produce as well as a variety of other merchandise. This market goes back more than 120 years and brings a lot of history with it.
Queen Victoria Market – photography source