Make Believe: The Story of the Myer Christmas Windows

Exhibition and Shows

20 Dec 2018 to 9 Feb 2019

Make Believe is a magical, glittering experience for children and adults alike, inviting visitors to reconnect with a cherished Melbourne tradition or experience it for the very first time.

Meet over 250 characters from quirky and kitsch windows past, along with sketches, prototypes, props and animatronics. Marvel at the skill and artistry of the makers and creators behind miniature worlds of wit, wonder and whimsy based on beloved children’s storybooks. This is the rich heritage of the Myer Christmas Windows.

Make Believe: The Story of the Myer Christmas Windows is a truly unmissable experience this festive season. Plus, what is your tradition? Share your memories.

Since 1956, the Myer Christmas Windows have been delighting visitors to Bourke Street Mall. Melbourne Museum are seeking memories, stories and/or photos of your experiences of the magical Myer Christmas windows. If you remember visiting the windows, Melbourne Museum would love to hear from you.


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Event Times

20 Dec 2018 to 9 Feb 2019

Once Only Event


Melbourne Museum

11 Nicholson Street, Carlton, 3053

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