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Tuesday, 9 August 2022

Not that we're encouraging you to go gaming anymore than you should, but if you're after a warm and free indoors spot to bunker down or somewhere cool in Summer, then Screen Worlds will intrigue the youngest of players.

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With no x-box, nintendo or gaming device etc in our own home, Screen Worlds is a bit of fun where the kids can sit for as long as they like and play games and there's the new addition of Minecraft. Maybe they want to challenge you, a friend or a sibling, its certainly got its place in the City.

Apart from the playing games bit, Screen Worlds is the Story of Film, Television and Digital Culture. The exhibition contains 220 screen-based displays, over 30 hours of moving image content, including specially commissioned works, and fascinating artefacts and memorabilia.

Screen Worlds gives everyone the opportunity to think critically about the moving image, to create work and manipulate its forms and to understand the integral role it plays in our lives.

Screen Worlds Orientation Tour

Daily 11am + 2.30pm > Free
Free guided orientation tours are the perfect way to begin your Screen Worlds experience. Tours for individuals and families run for approximately 30 minutes and operate on a first come, first served basis, with a maximum of 15 people per tour. Note: subject to change without notice.

little TIPS

  • it's lovely and dark indoors (great for sleepy babies)!
  • free wi-fi available
  • check out the winter school holiday workshops - we can vouch for these, we're always at ACMI
  • for coffee and a bite to eat ACMI Cafe & Bar is upstairs


Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Federation Square


Open daily 10am-5pm (Closed Christmas Day)






Melbourne, Australia


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