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Pearls scattered over an oyster shell.

Lustre

Uncover Saltwater Country's natural treasures.

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Image montage of rowing boat with mountains in the background

From Volcanoes we Sailed

Celebrate the Aeolian community of Victoria.

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Aged photo of families standing outside a house

Italians in Australia

Hear the stories and research the history of Italians in Australia before 1945.

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Two men and a woman (a son with his mother and father) standing in front of a white railing. To the left of the picture is a life preserver ring with the words “London / Esperance Bay” printed on it.

A Picture Speaks A Thousand Words

Contribute a snapshot of your own immigration story in this interactive activity for all ages.

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Blue print

Swallows

A story about building a new life in a new country.

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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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Visitors speaking with a CSO officer

Highlights Tour

Take a journey through Immigration Museum and uncover stories of migration to Australia.

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Visitors in a museum

Discovery Centre

A place to relax, talk to helpful staff, and research family and migration 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.

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Exhibition display

Immigrant Stories and Timeline

Immigration is about us all - those who were here and those who came.

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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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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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Journeys Gallery in big room

Journeys of a Lifetime

No matter when they arrived, all immigrants are linked by the common experience of a journey.

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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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Two men and a woman (a son with his mother and father) standing in front of a white railing. To the left of the picture is a life preserver ring with the words “London / Esperance Bay” printed on it.

School holiday activities

Discover graphic novels and family portraits at the Immigration Museum. 

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Museum Members

Make wonder a part of every visit. Join Museum Members.