Eat, drink and shop
Refuel in our restaurant and cafes and pick up gifts and souvenirs in our shops.
All our eateries are family-friendly and have tasty, freshly prepared food. You can find vegetarian and dairy-free options, too.
In our shops we strive to source products made from organic, recycled and sustainable materials. All sales support the work of the Museum.
Quench your thirst
Refill your reusable bottle at one of our public water stations located at:
- Red Zone - Mezzanine floor near the toilets
- Red Zone - next to The Kitchen
- Green Zone - Hintze Hall near the main stairs
- Blue Zone - near the toilets by the Mammals gallery
Free drinking water is also available at all of our cafes.
The T. rex Grill
Step back in time and dine with the dinosaurs. Enjoy burgers, steaks, pizzas and puddings. Children are welcome. In the Green Zone. Open 11.00-16.00.
Choose from sandwiches, wraps and seasonal salads, or try our cakes, pastries and muffins. For kids, there are special lunch and activity packs.
In the Red Zone. Open 10.00-17.00.
The Coffee House
Enjoy delicious artisan coffees and indulge in freshly baked pastries and cakes.
In the Red Zone, next to the Lasting Impressions gallery. Open 10.00-17.00.
Take a break and enjoy a selection of sandwiches and salads, or tuck into crisps, cakes, pastries and fruit.
In the Blue Zone. Open 10.00-17.30. High chairs are available for babies and toddlers.
Darwin Centre Cafe
In this light and airy cafe, choose from a range of sandwiches and salads, or indulge in our crisps, cakes, pastries, muffins and sweet snacks.
In the Orange Zone. Open 10.00-17.00.
Find a great range of nature-inspired gifts for all ages. From puzzles and toys to art and homeware, it is a must for all visitors.
Near Hintze Hall and the Cromwell Road entrance.
The Cranbourne Boutique
Elegant fashion ranges, replicas of star specimens, luxury decorations and more.
In the Red Zone, opposite The Coffee House. Open daily, 10.00-17.50.
Models, soft toys, games, puzzles, mugs, onesies - this store is dedicated to all things prehistoric. At the exit of the Dinosaurs gallery.