Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne

(4.4/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
Featuring interactive exhibits, large-scale projections, computer animations, and digital media, Australian Centre for the Moving Image 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. Arrange your visit to Australian Centre for the Moving Image and discover more family-friendly attractions in Melbourne using our Melbourne trip itinerary maker.
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  • We spent a couple of hours here enjoying the diverse range of displays throughout the centre that provided a fantastic overview of the history of the moving image through film, television, even comput...  more »
  • Great, free museum that we visited on a rainy day in Melbourne. Lots of interactive games, videos, great for children of all ages. The exhibition on the bottom floor (20 min film) was completely lost ...  more »
  • The main exhibition here is an amazing collection of the communication world we live in. From the beginning of still photography through to the age of crazy social media. It is right in the middle of ...  more »