Opening Hours

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

Where to find us

Immigration Museum
400 Flinders Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000


Five women from Melbourne’s diverse African communities standing against a wall and smiling
Free event

One Beat One Love African Festival

A festival showcasing contemporary entertainment, discussion, film, fashion and food from the diverse African communities of Melbourne.

special event
Mahātmā Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.

Mahatma Gandhi: An Immigrant

Explore the inspirational story of Mahatma Gandhi.

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Woman standing on the side of an unsealed road in the outback, wearing shorts, a t-shirt, sandals and a back-pack. She is sticking her thumb out to indicate she is hitch-hiking.

British Migrants: Instant Australians?

Between 1947 and 1981 nearly 1.5 million 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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Three steamed dumplings on a flat wooden plate with chopsticks resting diagonally across the plate.

The Dim Sim Chronicles

Explore the life and times of Australia's iconic snack, the dim sim, with tastings and talks.

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Young adults from the Indonesian community sitting outdoors smiling, laughing and taking photographs
Free event

Indonesian Film Festival

Join us under the stars for a screening of Galih Dan Ratna (2017) directed by Lucky Kuswandi.

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Black and White photograph of a woman sitting in a small boat

Cuc Lam

We celebrate Cuc Lam’s recent appointment to Mayor of Maribyrnong with a short term exhibition displaying her iconic red suitcase.

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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.

Statue of the Three Wise Monkeys

Three Wise Monkeys

Wise up these school holidays with life lessons from Mahatma Gandhi.

Dino Hodge

Save the Date: Marriage Equality

Save The Date explores the experiences of the LGBTQIA+ community reflecting on what marriage equality would mean to them.

Hand holding a sparkler

Night that changed the world

Celebrate the power of personal transformation with community voices, thought leaders and changemakers, in a night inspired by Gandhi.

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Curator Rebecca Carland presenting rare books at Thinking Without Borders, teacher professional development workshop

MV Teachers

MV Teachers is Museum Victoria's online subscription service for teachers in Victorian schools and education institutions.