Free Kids Activities in Melbourne

I'm BORED Mum!! ....Well, no longer.... Here are loads of free kids activities in Melbourne......

Keep them amused in the school holidays or at weekends......

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......Impress your neighbours with your creativity in finding these fun new places!.......


....most importantly..... yourself a fortune on those horrible things called 'entrance fees'!!

This list is not in any particular order by the way - I've been to them all with my daughter and they're all good fun.

Fitzroy Gardens 
Your children will love this park.

Kids Activities Face Painting

Ian Potter Foundation Childrens Garden
This is another superb place for Melbourne kids.

Dymocks Bookshops
Free monthly story sessions.

Prahran Market
Prahran market is a nice place to spend a few hours anyway but there are also free kids things to do.

NGV International
Kids trails and other entertainment.

A children's art centre.

Riverslide Skate Park
A great day out for the kids with their bikes, scooters or skateboards.

Birrarung Marr
A really good city centre playground.

Rockpool ramble

Crown Entertainment Complex
There's a few good free things to see here.

State Library of Victoria
So much more than books - kid friendly computers, games consoles, storytimes, colouring in, watching DVD's, playing chess, listening to music and probably other kids activities too!

Australian Centre for the Moving Image
Computer games, consoles and free movies.

RAAF Museum
Check out all the planes here and don't miss the flying display.

Polly Woodside
An historic ship.

Summer by the Sea
300 free events around Port Phillip Bay every summer.

St Kilda Penguins
Watch these cute creatures coming home to bed.

Discover Sailing Day
Take the kids for a free sail.

Abbotsford Suppermarket
Forget the stalls, check out the circus performers, magicians etc.

St Kilda Adventure Playground
This is the best playground I've ever been to........Don't miss it!

Myer Christmas Window Display
This is a famous annual Melbourne event. Over one million people saw it last year.

Brighton Beach
This is where you'll find those famous colourful bathing boxes. Your kids will love them!

City Library
More storytime and song sessions for the younger kids to enjoy.

AFL Football Family Day Events
Check out these great Family Day events held by the AFL football clubs every February/March time just before the start of the season.

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