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.
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.
An audio series imagines the world of migration from an alternative point of view.
Hop, skip and jump through the summer holidays with fun and games at the Immigration Museum.
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.
Immigration is about us all - those who were here and those who came.
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.