Eat, drink and shop

The Deli cafe at the Museum

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.

Diners enjoying their meals in the T. rex Grill

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.

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

The Kitchen

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.

Cakes and drinks at The Coffee House

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.

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

Central Cafe

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 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.

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 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.

In the Red Zone, opposite The Coffee House. Open daily, 10.00-17.50.

A selection of plush dinosaur toys

Dino Store

Models, soft toys, games, puzzles, mugs, onesies - this store is dedicated to all things prehistoric. At the exit of the Dinosaurs gallery.