Opening Hours

Daily 10am–5pm
Closed Good Friday
and Christmas Day

Where to find us

Immigration Museum
400 Flinders Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

What's on

Portrait of a woman

Stories from Detention

An exhibition that explores personal stories from people who have sought or are seeking, asylum and refuge in Australia.

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Film Screenings

Join us in the theatrette for a screening of short films specially selected by Behind the Wire to compliment the Stories from Detention Exhibition.

Black and white portrait of a woman

Images of Sri Lankan Australians

A photographic display celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relations between Australia and Sri Lanka.

John Gulzari

Stories from Detention: The Story Tellers

Meet the people behind the exhibition and speak about their experiences of immigration detention.

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A hooded man (Luka Lesson) seated, with hands joined

Spoken word poetry workshop

Join Luka Lesson, award-winning spoken word artist, slam poet and author for a 1 hour long workshop.

A hooded man (Luka Lesson) seated, with hands joined

Luka Lesson Live

The Immigration Museum proudly presents renowned spoken word artist, writer and slam poet Luka Lesson.

View looking out to sea from a mountain side.

Our Odyssey

Celebrate the stories and achievements of Melbourne's Ithacan community.

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A young child looking through a handmade toy magnifying glass.

Immigration Adventures

Become an adventurer and embark on a museum expedition to discover amazing stories from Australia's history.

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visitors viewing the Identity exhibition

Identity: yours, mine, ours

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

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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