Opening Hours

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

Where to find us

Immigration Museum
400 Flinders Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000




Multi-generational, multidisciplinary arts festival celebrating cultural diversity and new ways of belonging.

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Group, 2019
Now showing

Our Bodies, Our Voices, Our Marks

Our Bodies, Our Voices, Our Marks is a suite of exhibitions and experiences exploring the art of tattoo, alongside themes of identity, self-expression, culture and community.

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A seated audience listens to a talk.

Artists at the Threshold: Culture, Community, Change

Maxine Beneba Clarke leads an inter-generational panel of diverse artists who consider the role and influence of those who’ve come before and those who follow, in their work and culture.

Blue Black Beatz

Blue Black Beatz

Blue Black Beats returns to Immigration Museum for its second year.

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Let's Dance!

All day dance slam for young and old!

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Row of books on a shelf

Banned Books Week display

Find out why books have been banned, in Customs House – where contraband was held for decades.

Musicians seated and standing playing a variety of instruments.

Under the Olive Tree

Embark on a far-ranging journey of sound and musical traditions at a concert of Arabic and Jewish music.

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Visitors speaking with a CSO officer

Highlights Tour

Take a journey through Immigration Museum and uncover stories of migration to Australia.

visitors viewing the Identity exhibition

Identity: yours, mine, ours

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

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Immigrant Stories and Timeline

Immigration is about us all - those who were here and those who came.

Detail of zinc etching

Acknowledgement of First Peoples

Museums Victoria acknowledges the Woi Wurrung (Wurundjeri) and Boonwurrung peoples of the eastern Kulin Nations where we work, and First Peoples language groups and communities across Victoria and Australia.

Our organisation, in partnership with the First Peoples of Victoria, is working to place First Peoples living cultures and histories at the core of our practice. Visit the Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre website for more information.