Opening Hours

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

Where to find us

Immigration Museum
400 Flinders Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

What's on

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Bilingual Exhibition

From Robe to Chinese Fortunes

A bilingual exhibition exploring the individual stories of early Chinese Australians.

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Person wear a rainbow flag around their shoulders

Marriage Equality

Exploring the stories and experiences of the LGBTQIA+ community during the marriage equality campaign.

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Diwali Up Late

Celebrate the Festival of Lights in this special up-late museum event headlined by The Fifths.

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Postcard - Sitmar Line, Castel Felice, 1957

2017 Seniors Festival: Ten Pound Poms

Stories, research and family history resources relating to the assisted British migration scheme that operated in Australia after World War II.

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a group of musicians

Under the Olive Tree

A celebration of Jewish and Arabic Music Performance presented in conjunction with the Boite.

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A group of people

She’ll Be Right

Students from Brazil, China, Colombia, Iraq, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Vietnam and Australia take to the stage in a powerful hour of storytelling.

A young child looking through a handmade toy magnifying glass.

Immigration Adventures

Become an adventurer and embark on a museum expedition to discover amazing stories from Australia's history.

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British Migrants: Instant Australians?

Between 1947 and 1981 nearly 1.5 British people arrived in Australia. All were expected to easily assimilate and become instant Australians. The reality was not so simple.

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British Migrants Opening Weekend

Celebrate the opening of our latest exhibition, British Migrants: Instant Australians?

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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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