Reopening 11 Feb 2021

Get ready to explore a universe of screen culture in our renewed museum.

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Love & Neon: The Cinema of Wong Kar Wai

11–27 Feb 2021

We’re showing eleven heartachingly gorgeous films by the peerless Hong Kong director in our cinemas when we reopen. Tickets are on sale now.

Explore the program
Zhang Ziyi in 2046

Don't miss

The Story of the Moving Image

Welcome to our free online experience

Discover how screen culture has shaped who we are, how we see ourselves and how the world sees us.

Mad Max vehicles
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Cinema 3

Fuel your passion for film. Rent and stream new releases, classics and revivals of our past programs on demand.

Enter Cinema 3
Still from 'content' - Matthew Griffin selfie kitten

Gallery 5

Explore art that reflects, celebrates and interrogates the internet and digital culture through a series of free virtual exhibitions and performances.

Enter Gallery 5
Student playing Tetris at ACMI


Our current education program features virtual lessons, exhibition visits, professional learning for teachers, and learning resources for use at home or the classroom.

Schools & Teachers
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Stories & Ideas

Explore the themes behind the screens with articles, interviews, recorded talks and more.

Explore all

We can't wait to welcome you back on 11 Feb 2021

In 2019 we embarked on a $40million redevelopment project to reimagine our museum and create a more open and welcoming environment, enhance our learning spaces and showcase new innovations in moving image technology.

Our renewal

The ACMI story so far

From humble beginnings to a universe of screen culture, learn how we became the most visited moving image museum in the world.

Our history
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Dr Christian Thompson AO

ACMI on YouTube

Tune into discussions on screen culture with some of the world's leading watchers, makers and players.

Watch now
Film over a lightbox

Collections & Preservation

Delve into our collection and find out how we are preserving Australia’s digital culture and moving image history.

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Food & Drink

We've teamed up with acclaimed Melbourne chef Karen Martini and HospitalityM to open the city's newest dining destination, Hero, at Fed Square – launching early 2021.

Learn more about Hero
Browsing through a David Bowie exhibition catalogue in the ACMI Shop


Melbourne's favourite shop dedicated to all things moving image. Every purchase supports your museum of screen culture.

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