Opening Hours

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

Where to find us

Immigration Museum
400 Flinders Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000


Spirit of Ramadan

The Spirit of Ramadan

Visit the Immigration Discovery Centre to learn more about this holy month, an important cultural tradition for the Muslim community.

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Barangaroo Ngangamay

Celebrating the strength, diversity and creativity of the Aboriginal women who come together for ceremony, healing and remembering.


Iftar dinner

The museum will host its first Iftar dinner, the traditional meal breaking fast at the end of each day during Ramadan.

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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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Mahātmā Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.

Mahatma Gandhi: An Immigrant

Explore the inspirational story of Mahatma Gandhi.

Chinese square dancers on the Melbourne Museum plaza

Chinese Square Dancing

Join us each Thursday of the school holidays for free participatory lunchtime Chinese Square Dancing performances.

Black and white image of 12 ballet dancers on stage during a performance of the political ballet Hai Luo Sha. The dancers form two groups, five to the left, five to the right, all holding swords and guns and facing into two central dancers. One of the central dancers is on the ground, the other (Li Cunxin) is being held in an elevated position by this dancer. The dancers are costumed in military style uniforms.

Mao's Last Dancer the Exhibition

Discover the incredible journey from poverty to world-famous artist. Features rare interviews, footage and personal artefacts in this intimate portrait.

Ballerina dancing

School holiday activities

Join us these winter school holidays for family fun activities and workshops inspired by the incredible journey of Mao's Last Dancer, Li Cunxin.


The Unending Absence

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

visitors viewing the Identity exhibition

Identity: yours, mine, ours

An exhibition about identity – who we are and who others think we are.

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.