Journeys to Australia
Immigration is a vital feature of Australia's history and national identity. Celebrate the journeys that changed Australia forever.
A pathway for First Nations identity and meaning in the GLAM sector
In April this year the Honourable Princess Salote Maumautaimi Tuku’aho of Tonga visited Melbourne Museum's First Peoples and Te Pasifika exhibitions.
10 peculiar and splendid masks
Masks might come to symbolise 2020. But they have a rich and often strange history.
Fusipala: a Tongan princess, a costume and a community that keeps her memory alive
Who was the princess behind the costume?
Burlesque dancing and basket weaving: the incredible life of Aunty Veronica Barnett
Step into the adventurous past of one of the Melbourne Museum's public faces.
Significant Mi'kmaq regalia crosses oceans and time to return home after 150 years in Melbourne
A unique regalia from Canada has finally returned home, in a major international repatriation from Museums Victoria’s collection.
Stool, Papua New Guinea
A stool made from a single piece of wood with a standing figure forming the back.
Maori Feather cloak
Kahuhuruhuru is the name for this type of cloak made of fine fibres made from flax or whitau.
What are your origins? Where have Victorians come from? Why did they come? This website presents government census information on Victorian communities from 85 countries of origin.