Science Gallery Melbourne

Gorgeous Mediators

Exploring the collision of art and science, and playing a vital role in shifting our understanding of science, art and innovation, Science Gallery Melbourne is part of the acclaimed Global Science Gallery Network pioneered by Trinity College Dublin. Science Gallery Melbourne builds on the success of the Network, bringing a southern hemisphere flair to its innovative models of engaging 15-25 year olds with science.

Science Gallery Melbourne is located in Melbourne Connect – a new innovation precinct being developed by the University of Melbourne on the corner of Grattan Street and Swanston Street. 

Admission to Science Gallery Melbourne is free.

getting to the gallery

Tram: Melbourne University Tram stop, Trams 1, 3-3a, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67, 72.
Train: Closest station Melbourne Central then a 10 minute walk up Swanston Street.
Bus: 402 Footscray - East Melbourne loops past Science Gallery Melbourne. See PTV website for more information.
Car: Limited on-street parking is available or Cardigan House Parking or Eastern Precinct Underground Car Park are a short walk away.
Bike: Plenty of bike parking available.


cultural commons

The Grainger Museum is part of the Museums & Collections department at University of Melbourne, forming connections with other collections, galleries and museums at the university as part of the Cultural Commons




Ian potter museum of art
old quad

Image: External view of Science Gallery Melbourne. Photo by Toby Welch.

Science Gallery Melbourne
700 Swanston Street
Enter via Grattan street
Parkville Melbourne VIC 3053
E: mc-visitorservices@unimelb.edu.au
W: melbourne.sciencegallery.com

Opening Hours
Tuesday - Saturday, 11am - 5pm
Entry is Free

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Galactica V.2 Dharma Garden (2023) by The House of Natural Fiber
SCI-FI: Mythologies Transformed
3 Aug 2024 – 30 Nov 2024
Science Gallery Melbourne

The Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV) acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the lands where our office is located, and all Traditional Owners of country throughout Victoria and Australia. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples enduring traditions and continuing creative cultures. We pay our respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

We are an LGBTQIA+ friendly organisation and celebrate cultural diversity.