Eat, drink and shop

The Deli cafe at the Museum

Refuel in our restaurant and cafés 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, gluten-free 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.

Diners enjoying their meals in The Restaurant

The Restaurant

Enjoy burgers, pizzas, pasta and puddings. There's a special kids' menu and microwaves to warm baby food.

In the Green Zone. Open 11.00-15.30 weekdays and 11.00-16.00 weekends and school holidays.

Some of the fresh sandwiches and salads available in the Deli Café

Deli Café

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.

Some of the cakes, pastries and other sweet treats on sale in the Central Café

Central Café

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.

Sandwhiches and baguettes, prepared fresh every day, at the Darwin Centre Café

Darwin Centre Café

In this light and airy café, 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.

The main Museum shop, just off Hintze Hall

Museum Shop

Find a great range of nature-inspired gifts for all ages. From puzzles and toys to art prints and homeware, it is a must for all visitors.

Near Hintze Hall and the Cromwell Road entrance.

The Earth shop and its countless crystals and gemstones

The Cranbourne Boutique

Elegant fashion ranges, replicas of star specimens, luxury decorations and more – buy exclusive pieces at The Cranbourne Boutique.

In the Red Zone, between the Earth Hall and the Lasting Impressions gallery.

A selection of plush dinosaur toys

Dino Store

Models, soft toys, games, puzzles, mugs, T-shirts and onesies: this store is dedicated to dinosaurs and perfect for lovers of all things prehistoric.

At the exit of the Dinosaur Gallery.