Travelers are voting Melbourne Museum, Old Melbourne Gaol and Immigration Museum as the best of 12 museums in Melbourne. There are 2 museums in Ballarat a city just 62 km from Melbourne and 1 museum in Castlemaine which is 66 km distant. The most popular of these are Sovereign Hill in Ballarat and Golden Dragon Museum in Castlemaine. You can find 21 museums in Victoria and 67 museums in the country of Australia. Our members favorite in Victoria is Old Melbourne Gaol and Melbourne Museum is the top pick in Australia. Want more? Check out our map of museums in Melbourne.