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Immigration Museum at Home

Explore Victoria’s diversity and culture from the couch! Whilst the Immigration Museum is closed, we've curated our best online content for you to enjoy from home.

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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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

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

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

Customs Gallery

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

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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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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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Group, 2019

Our Bodies, Our Voices, Our Marks

Our Bodies, Our Voices, Our Marks explores the art of tattoo, alongside themes of identity, self-expression, culture and community.

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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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Get involved

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.