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

An exhibition exploring the individual stories of early Chinese Australians.

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Woman

From Asia Literacy to Australia Literacy

Panel conversation with acclaimed creative writers Rebecca Lim Dr. Michelle Aung Thin and Alice Pung

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Red Chinese dragon

Happy Happy Joy Joy

Celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival with craft, storytelling and energetic workouts that promise to bring double the happiness and luck to the whole family.

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band on stage

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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Smiling child

Diwali Kids Fest

Bring your family to a special kid’s festival to celebrate Diwali with dance performances and workshops, music, food and family fun activates.

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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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Norm Smith Medallist Jason Johannisen, Western Bulldogs Football Club.

Game Changers: Diversity in Football

An exhibition developed in collaboration with the Western Bulldogs Football Club exploring diversity and representation in the AFL.

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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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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.

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Two children touch a brilliantly illuminated display at Melbourne Museum

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