Days Out: Northern Suburbs

Melbourne Museum
Located in Carlton Gardens and showcasing life in Victoria, from the natural environment to the local culture and history. Also home to the Melbourne IMAX cinema. Open daily from 10:00-17:00. 11 Nicholson Street, Carlton 3052.
Heide Museum of Modern Art
Museum of modern and contemporary art, architecture and landscape. Various events and exhibitions throughout the year. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00-17:00. Closed Mondays. 7 Templestowe Road, Bulleen 3105.
Flemington Heritage Centre
Museum located at Flemington Racecourse with sporting and fashion exhibits. Open Wednesday to Sunday from 09:00 to 17:00. 448 Epsom Road, Flemington 3031
Melbourne Zoo
Various animals and attractions for children and adults. Free entry for children under 16 on weekends and Victorian school and public holidays. Open 09.00-17.00 every day of the year. Elliott Avenue, Parkville 3052
CERES Community Environment Park
Not-for-profit, environment and education centre and urban farm located by the Merri Creek in East Brunswick. Offers tours, workshops and volunteer opportunitie. Corner Roberts and Stewart Street, Brunswick East 3057
Carlton Brewhouse
The home of some of Australias most popular beers including Carlton Draught, VB and Pure Blonde. Brewery tours, tastings and functions. Cnr Thompson & Nelson Streets, Abbotsford 3067