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Opening Hours

Immigration Museum is closed as of
Monday, 16 March.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Where to find us

Immigration Museum
400 Flinders Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000


Woman with short cropped red hair looking at black and white photographs

Immigration Museum at Home

Explore Victoria’s diversity and culture from the couch! Whilst the Immigration Museum is closed, we've curated our best online content for you to enjoy from home.

Field site, Camp Cooinda Burrong, Grampians National Park.

Climate change, sustainability and bushfire response

Following this summer’s unprecedented bushfires, Museums Victoria has begun directing its expertise, research and collections towards supporting recovery and sustainability efforts.

Becoming You: An incomplete guide

Exploring the unpredictable process of leaving childhood and becoming an adult.

Portrait of a woman and child

Atong Atem: To be real

As part of PHOTO 2020 International Festival of Photography, award-winning artist Atong Atem has created a new series of large-scale photographic works for the Immigration Museum.

visitors viewing the Identity exhibition

Identity: yours, mine, ours

An exhibition about identity – who we are and who others think we are.

Exhibition display

Immigrant Stories and Timeline

Immigration is about us all – those who were here and those who came.

One of the exhibition spaces at Immigration Museum

Leaving Home

What would it take to make you leave your homeland and travel thousands of miles to another country?

One of the exhibition spaces in the Immigration Museum

Getting In

More than 9 million people have migrated to Australia since 1788. Countless others have tried and failed.

Exhibition showcase

Customs Gallery

The story of Customs House, where officials controlled what—and who—could enter Victoria.

Visitors speaking with a CSO officer

Highlights Tour

Take a journey through Immigration Museum and uncover stories of migration to Australia.


Museums Victoria Store now open online!

Shop our handpicked favourites of unique and contemporary products, including designer pieces from the highly acclaimed Tiff Manuel, Minna Gilligan, Mazdevallia and Haus of Dizzy. As well as a range of products and rare prints exclusive to Museums Victoria.