Things to do in Melbourne this Autumn 2016

With the cooler autumn months descending on Melbourne, we've chosen some events and entertainment around Melbourne to keep the whole family busy.

Andy Warhol & Ai Weiwei Art Exhibition
National Gallery of Victoria | Until 24 April 2016
Explore the influence of these two exemplary artists on modern art and contemporary life. View over 200 of Warhol's most celebrated works, including film, photography, music and publishing, including previously unseen work.

Opera Australia's Melbourne Autumn Season
Art Centre Melbounre | 3-28 May 2016
Get your culture on at the Opera this Melbourne autumn season with one of these three divine show performances.
La Bohème | 3-28 May
The Pearlfishers | 7-28 May
Luisa Miller | 16-27 May

Jurassic World: The Exhibition
Melbourne Museum | Until 9 October 2016 | Between $16 - $90
Based on one of cinema's biggest blockbusters, the exhibition immerses audiences of all ages into scenes inspired by the film. The exhibition is infused with interactive educational elements so visitors of all ages can learn all about these incredible prehistoric creatures. After the exhibition, you can choose to view Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D in IMAX for $10.

ANZAC Day Raceday
,b>Flemington Racecourse | 25 Apr 2016 Racegoers of all ages can join Flemington Racecourse on ANZAC Day for their traditional tribute to all ANZAC's of Australia and New Zealand.
There will be a moving ANZAC ceremony in the Mounting Yard to commemorate the centenary and acknowledge the roles horses and jockeys played in the war.
Free children's activities will take place in the Kids’ Zone, located at the West End of the Public Lawn including various outdoor games, pony rides and arts and craft activities.

Iron Maiden – The Book of Souls Tour
Rod Laver Arena Melbourne | 9 May 2016
Dig out your leather pants because rock legends Iron Maiden are flying in to town on their very own Boeing 747-400 'Ed Force One' for a one off Melbourne show.

The Sound of Music
Regent Theatre Melbourne | 12 May - 26 Jun 2016

The worlds most popular musical is coming to Melbourne. Treat the whole family to Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music, with an unforgettable score that is sure to touch the hearts of all ages.