An exhibition that explores personal stories from people who have sought or are seeking, asylum and refuge in Australia.
Join us in the theatrette for a screening of short films specially selected by Behind the Wire to compliment the Stories from Detention Exhibition.
A photographic display celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relations between Australia and Sri Lanka.
Meet the people behind the exhibition and speak about their experiences of immigration detention.
Join Luka Lesson, award-winning spoken word artist, slam poet and author for a 1 hour long workshop.
The Immigration Museum proudly presents renowned spoken word artist, writer and slam poet Luka Lesson.
Celebrate the stories and achievements of Melbourne's Ithacan community.
Become an adventurer and embark on a museum expedition to discover amazing stories from Australia's history.
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.
No matter when they arrived, all immigrants are linked by the common experience of a journey.
The story of Customs House, where officials controlled what—and who—could enter Victoria.
Admission to the Immigration Museum will be free to mark World Refugee Day.
As part of Refugee Week, SBS Journalist Kristina Kukolja will host a panel conversation discussing issues of migration, settlement and national security.
A large-scale art installation by Belgian artist collective, Shellekens & Peleman.
Artists Schellekens and Peleman will discuss their artistic practice and how the Inflatable Refugee became the global art project it is.
Artists Schellekens and Peleman will share ideas and their practice with local refugee artists.