Opening Hours

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

Where to find us

Immigration Museum
400 Flinders Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000


Image of a male ballet dancer (Li Cunxin)

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.

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Sunday Salon

Sunday Salon

Celebrate the multiplicity of language, storytelling and identity at our inaugural salon in partnership with Melbourne Writers Festival.

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A pile of black books

Collected Odysseys – Black Sea

Encounter epic poem The Odyssey as never before in this installation and durational writing performance by Illimine, in partnership with Melbourne Writers Festival.

Irvine Welsh

Book Club

As part of the Melbourne Writers Festival, special guests will discuss some of their favourite books. 

Melbourne Writers Festival

Melbourne Writers Festival

Melbourne Writers Festival 2018 events at Immigration Museum

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Man standing at a dance bar

In Conversation with Li Cunxin

Join us for a one hour live discussion with Queensland Ballet Artistic Director, and subject of Mao’s Last Dancer, the Exhibition, Li Cunxin.

Ballet Dancers in white costumes.

Costume Conversations

Hear from experts from the Australian Ballet and Museums Victoria as they reveal the intriguing processes behind costume design, construction and conservation.

Three woman looking at the camera with head scarves on

Turkish Festival

Join us for one day festival celebrating Victoria’s Turkish Community. Featuring live performances, music, crafts, history and culture.

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Women dressed in red, white, black and gold costumes, dancing in a circle


What does it mean to be Turkish in Australia today?

Ballet dancers on stage

Queensland Ballet at the Immigration Museum

Celebrate the final weekend of Mao's Last Dancer, the Exhibition with a special visit from Queensland Ballet and Artistic Director Li Cunxin.

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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.