Australia: Things to Do in Melbourne with Kids

Australia, Melbourne Guide (B): Australia: Things to Do in Melbourne with Kids

The grungy laneways; the multi-cultural residents; the vibrant cultural scene; the bold mix of heritage and modern architecture; the independent fashion; the ever-changing street art. The Australian city of Melbourne has heart and soul! But what about entertainment for young visitors? Visiting families will love the many exciting things to do in Melbourne with kids and here are my top tips:

No doubt you’ll be visiting Federation Square during your time in Melbourne (the Melbourne Visitor Centre is there) and you’ll probably make sure you take time to dip into one of the five museums, including the National Gallery of Victoria (also known as the Ian Potter centre or the NGV). But Melbourne has many more museums to offer and these are well set up for entertaining and educating children.

One of my favourites is Scienceworks and the Melbourne Planetarium – just a short drive (five kilometres) from central Melbourne in Spotswood – a revolutionary interactive museum that brings science to life. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Australia: Things to Do in Melbourne with Kids
Guide Location: Australia » Melbourne
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Federation Square   National Gallery of Victoria   Scienceworks   Melbourne Planetarium   Immigration Museum   Old Melbourne Gaol   Birrarung Marr   Federations Bells   Tiamo   Luna Park   Bolte Bridge   Hoosier Lane   Stevenson Lane   Corrs Lane   Croft Alley   Royal Melbourne Botanic Gardens   Olympic Museum   MCG  
Author: Natasha Von Geldern
Read it on author's website: http://www.worldwanderingkiwi.com/2015/03/australia-things-to-do-in-melbourne-with-kids/

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