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.
Join us in honouring Cuc Lam on International Migrants Day.
We celebrate Cuc Lam’s recent appointment to Mayor of Maribyrnong with a short term exhibition displaying her iconic red suitcase.
Save The Date explores the experiences of the LGBTQIA+ community reflecting on what marriage equality would mean to them.
Enter the realms of children's games and teenage fandom from the British 'youthquake' era and beyond.
A bilingual exhibition exploring the individual stories of early Chinese Australians.
Belt out a British pop culture karaoke hit from your past or present.
Become an adventurer and embark on a museum expedition to discover amazing stories from Australia's history.
This summer our Courtyard is dedicated to Brit tunes! We've collaborated with the city's most notable record stores for anyone who is interested in record collecting.
Come celebrate the Lunar New Year of the Dog with us.
Explore the life and times of Australia's iconic snack, the dim sim, with tastings and talks.
Hop, skip and jump through the summer holidays with fun and games at the Immigration Museum.
What was your life like before this happened? What is it like to have no home?
An exhibition about identity – who we are and who others think we are.
What would it take to make you leave your homeland and travel thousands of miles to another country?
Take a journey through Immigration Museum and uncover stories of migration to Australia.
A place to relax, talk to helpful staff, and research family and migration history.
Immigration is about us all - those who were here and those who came.
The Tribute Garden is a public artwork that pays tribute to 7000 people who have made the journey to Victoria.
More than 9 million people have migrated to Australia since 1788. Countless others have tried and failed.
The story of Customs House, where officials controlled what – and who – could enter Victoria.