Museums Victoria is Australia's largest public museum organisation.
It is responsible for the care of Victoria's state collections (approximately 17 million items).
Museums Victoria operates
- Three public museums -the Melbourne Museum including the IMAX Theatre; Scienceworks featuring modern interactive exhibition galleries, the Melbourne Planetarium and the Lightning Room; and the Immigration Museum;
- A collection storage facility - Moreland Annexe.
Museums Victoria is also a custodian for the World Heritage-listed Royal Exhibition Building.
Key Facts 2015-16
- Total income - $85.4 million
- Value of assets (land, buildings and equipment) - $484.8 million
- Value of collection - $699million
- Creative Victoria's annual operating appropriation - $42.1 million (including additional project operating funding)
- Creative Victoria's annual capital appropriation - $14.4 million
- Number of attendances - 1.9 million
- Number of website visits - 5.9 million
- Number of participants in youth education programs - 287,460
- Number of employees - 507 full-time equivalent
- Number of members / friends - 16,001
- Number of volunteer hours - 37,685 hours (equivalent to 4,959 full-time days)