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Bilingual Exhibition

From Robe to Chinese Fortunes

A bilingual exhibition exploring the individual stories of early Chinese Australians.

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Marriage Equality

Exploring the stories and experiences of the LGBTQIA+ community during the marriage equality campaign.

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She’ll Be Right

Students from Brazil, China, Colombia, Iraq, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Vietnam and Australia take to the stage in a powerful hour of storytelling.

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British Migrants Opening Weekend

Celebrate the opening of our latest exhibition, British Migrants: Instant Australians?

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Immigration Adventures

Become an adventurer and embark on a museum expedition to discover amazing stories from Australia's history.

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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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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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One of the exhibition spaces at Immigration Museum

Leaving Home

What would it take to make you leave your homeland and travel thousands of miles to another country?

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Highlights Tour

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

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Discovery Centre

A place to relax, talk to helpful staff, and research family and migration history.

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Immigrant Stories and Timeline

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

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Tribute Garden

Tribute Garden

The Tribute Garden is a public artwork that pays tribute to 7000 people who have made the journey to Victoria.

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One of the exhibition spaces in the Immigration Museum

Getting In

More than 9 million people have migrated to Australia since 1788. Countless others have tried and failed.

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Journeys of a Lifetime

No matter when they arrived, all immigrants are linked by the common experience of a journey.

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Customs Gallery

The story of Customs House, where officials controlled what – and who – could enter Victoria.

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