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The Immigration Museum is located in Melbourne's CBD.


Opening Times: 10am – 5pm daily
Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day.

Adult $14, Concession* and Child (to 16 years) free entry.
Additional charges may apply for temporary exhibitions.

See What's On for further details.

* Accepted concession cards are: Carer Card, Health Care Card, Pension Card, Student Card (Australian and International), Veterans Affairs Card, and all government-issued Seniors Cards (Australian and International). Photo ID is required for all concession entry.

Companion Card holders can bring their attendant free of charge.


View a list of accessible facilities at Immigration Museum.

Museum Shop
Museum Shop

Visit the Immigration Museum Shop for an extensive selection of unique and educational books, gifts, souvenirs and toys.


The Immigration Museum Café is located in the shop, and offers coffee, soft drinks, snacks, confectionery and much more.

Free Multilingual Tour App

The free Multilingual Immigration Museum Tour App is available for download to your Apple or Andriod device. 

Choose from six languages and be guided through the galleries or enjoy the museum highlights from home. Each stop has audio commentary, historical images and detailed text.

Alternatively borrow a preloaded device from the ticket desk to use during your visit to the museum.

The tour is available in Arabic, English, French, Italian, Japanese and Mandarin. 


To help plan your visit, a map of the Immigration Museum (PDF, 95Kb) shows the location of the main exhibition galleries and facilities.

Maps in Other Languages

Maps of the Immigration Museum are available in a further five languages:

Chinese: 移民博物馆观光地图 (PDF, 223KB)
French: Musée de l'immigration: Plan destiné aux visiteurs (PDF, 80KB)
German: Immigration Museum Besucherkarte (PDF, 76KB)
Italian: Museo dell’Immigrazione: Mappa dei visitatori (PDF, 73KB)
Japanese: 移民博物館 ビジターマップ (PDF, 212KB)

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Conditions of entry

By entering the Immigration Museum, you agree to be bound to these conditions of entry.

Supervision of children

Children under 12 years of age must be supervised by an adult 17 years or older.

Filming and photography

Non-commercial filming and photography is permitted in the museum except where signs specifically prohibit it. Commercial filming and photography is permitted by prior arrangement only. 


Visitors must abide by warnings and instructions. For safety, footwear must be worn at all times. Please ensure that personal items are not left unattended. Museum Victoria will not be liable for lost or stolen property. Museum management reserves the right to refuse entry, to remove any person from the site and to inspect bags.

Smoking, eating and drinking

The Immigration Museum is smoke-free. Food and drink must only be consumed in designated food areas.


Street address:
Immigration Museum
Old Customs House
400 Flinders St
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

Postal address:
Immigration Museum
PO Box 666
Melbourne VIC 3001


Bookings & Enquiries 13 11 02
+61 3 9927 2700 (International)

Education group bookings:
03 9927 2754