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

What's on

Black and white photo of a girl in parade costume
Bilingual Exhibition

From Robe to Chinese Fortunes

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

exhibition Until
Person wear a rainbow flag around their shoulders

Marriage Equality

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

exhibition
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.

show
Two men and two women looking in a shop window

British Migrants Opening Weekend

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

special event
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.

activity Until
Family gathered in front of the house

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.

exhibition
visitors viewing the Identity exhibition

Identity: yours, mine, ours

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

exhibition
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?

exhibition
Visitors speaking with a CSO officer

Highlights Tour

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

tour
Visitors in a museum

Discovery Centre

A place to relax, talk to helpful staff, and research family and migration history.

exhibition
Two children touch a brilliantly illuminated display at Melbourne Museum

Join & support

Become a member, make a donation or volunteer at our museums!