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

Family gathered in front of the house

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.

Photos from the British Migrants exhibition

British Migrants Opening Weekend

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

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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.

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.

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A microphone stand with headphones draped over it in the middle of a room that has walls covered with posters.

You Really Got Me! Bedroom Karaoke

Belt out a British pop culture karaoke hit from your past or present.

girl playing with a hoop

Courtyard Capers

Hop, skip and jump through the summer holidays with fun and games at the Immigration Museum.

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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crates of records

Summer Courtyard: A-sides & B-sides

This summer our Courtyard is dedicated to Brit tunes! We've collaborated with the city's most notable record stores for anyone who is interested in record collecting.

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Face of a pug dog with tongue sticking out.

Year of the Dog

Come celebrate the Lunar New Year of the Dog with us.

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A woman in hijab laughs with two adults and a baby, who have their backs to the camera.


What was your life like before this happened? What is it like to have no home?

Two children touch a brilliantly illuminated display at Melbourne Museum

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