When Merdeka Came to Australia
This pop-up exhibition tells the story of the inspired beginning of the Indonesia-Australia relationship as neighbours whose futures are closely bound to each other.
Refugee Week photography workshop with Zia Atahi
Join us for a special photography workshop with documentary photographer and abstract painter Zia Atahi.
Immigration Museum respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Country on which we stand, and we pay our respects to First Peoples across Victoria and Australia.
Language – Boon Wurrung and Woi Wurrung
Museum at Home. Always open.
Enjoy a world of museum experiences at home, school or anywhere - family moments, cultural moments, learning moments and playful moments, all online!
Online events for families
Engage in our special workshops, get involved in our guided presenter-led sessions and have a go at exciting crafts and experiments.
Online events for adults
Peek behind the scenes with us, wander through our exhibitions and get exclusive access to our museum experts by taking part in live, interactive conversations.
Forbidden objects in the museum's collection
What do a doll, religious text, gun, and surprised-looking cat have in common?
A discovery of stitches: needlework and 19th century girlhood
What can needlework samplers tell us about often forgotten figures from history?
The Pizzini women and their ‘souls of steel’
How three generations of strong women helped build a wine and tourism dynasty
An underground affair
An anti-Vietnam war love story.
Amrita Hepi Dances in the Long Room at the Immigration Museum
One Year On
One Year On – Stories of COVID-19 in Melbourne's Suburbs is a digital display that brings together a snapshot of stories collected across the suburbs of Melbourne in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Plus, members enjoy free museum entry to see Horridus the Triceratops all year-round.