Opening Hours

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

Where to find us

Immigration Museum
400 Flinders Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000


Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World.

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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Woman and child from ELF Karen Play and Learning Group from Berry Street reading the book 'I Want To Go To The Museum'


Multilingual story time for children and their adults, each month featuring a different language and theme.

Urban Tactility

Urban Tactility

Explore the courtyard at the Immigration Museum through tactile indicators.

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External view of Immgration Museum from Flinders Street in early evening.

Open House Melbourne

Step inside one of Melbourne's most important 19th century public buildings.

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Photo of a hand with temporary tattoos on it.

Map Your Body & Make Your Mark

Explore your identity with tattoo inspired activities.

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Paul Stillen, Annie, 2019

Salon X

Explore the power of our bodies, our voices and our marks  to create new narratives and identities.

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Urban Tactility

Urban Tactility Talk

A discussion with OoPLA about the rationale behind Urban Tactility.

Two performers reciting spoken word poetry.

Common Ground Finale 2019

Join us for a night of poetry and spoken word performances.


Urban Tactility Talk: Rights to the City

Whose rights? Whose city? What role does design play in addressing urban inequality?

Urban Tactility

Urban Tactility Talk: Sensory City

A discussion about the growing awareness of a multi-sensory approach to design in our cities.

Detail of zinc etching

Acknowledgement of First Peoples

Museums Victoria acknowledges the Woi Wurrung (Wurundjeri) and Boonwurrung peoples of the eastern Kulin Nation 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.