Opening Hours

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

Where to find us

Immigration Museum
400 Flinders Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000


crates of records

Summer Courtyard: 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.

Lunar New Year of the Dog

Kickstart a prosperous Lunar New Year at Immigration Museum with a one-day fest to celebrate the Year of the Dog.

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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.

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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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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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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Mahātmā Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.

Mahatma Gandhi: An Immigrant

Explore the inspirational story of Mahatma Gandhi.

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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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The Unending Absence

An audio series imagines the world of migration from an alternative point of view.

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

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