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Becoming You: An incomplete guide

Exploring the unpredictable process of leaving childhood and becoming an adult.

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Portrait of a woman and child
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Atong Atem: To be real

As part of PHOTO 2021 International Festival of Photography, award-winning artist Atong Atem has created a new series of large-scale photographic works for the Immigration Museum.

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The Unending Absence

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

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visitors viewing the Identity exhibition
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Identity: yours, mine, ours

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

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Exhibition display
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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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One of the exhibition spaces at Immigration Museum
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Leaving Home

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

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One of the exhibition spaces in the Immigration Museum
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Getting In

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

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Exhibition showcase
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Customs Gallery

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

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Visitors speaking with a CSO officer
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Highlights Tour

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

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Visitors in a museum
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Discovery Centre

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

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Tribute Garden
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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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External view of a 19th Century building

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We work in active partnership with and for Victoria’s diverse communities to present exhibitions and experiences, and to explore, document and share your stories.