IMMIGRATION MUSEUM

Opening Hours

Daily 10am–5pm
Closed Good Friday
and Christmas Day

Where to find us

Immigration Museum
400 Flinders Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

Featured

Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World.

Our Bodies, Our Voices, Our Marks

Our Bodies, Our Voices, Our Marks is a suite of exhibitions and experiences exploring the art of tattoo, alongside themes of identity, self-expression, culture and community.

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Salon X

Explore the power of our bodies, our voices and our marks  to create new narratives and identities.

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Woman and child from ELF Karen Play and Learning Group from Berry Street reading the book 'I Want To Go To The Museum'

Storylands

Multilingual story time for children and their adults, each month featuring a different language and theme.

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Woven grass mat with customary tatatau tools and bowl.

Tatatau, Tatau, Tattoo

Sione Napi Francis, lead curator of Museums Victoria Te Pasifika Gallery, discusses customary and contemporary art forms of tattoo from the Pacific.

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Three women smiling at the camera.

Sharing Space

How do we share space, share words and share positions in an increasingly divided and divisive world?

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visitors viewing the Identity exhibition

Identity: yours, mine, ours

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

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Exhibition display

Immigrant Stories and Timeline

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

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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?

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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.

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Photo of a hand with temporary tattoos on it.

Map Your Body & Make Your Mark

Explore your identity with tattoo inspired activities.

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Detail of zinc etching

Acknowledgement of First Peoples

Museums Victoria acknowledges the Woi Wurrung (Wurundjeri) and Boonwurrung peoples of the eastern Kulin Nation where we work, and First Peoples language groups and communities across Victoria and Australia.

Our organisation, in partnership with the First Peoples of Victoria, is working to place First Peoples living cultures and histories at the core of our practice. Visit the Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre website for more information.