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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.

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Norm Smith Medallist Jason Johannisen, Western Bulldogs Football Club.

Game Changers: Diversity in Football

An exhibition developed in collaboration with the Western Bulldogs Football Club exploring diversity and representation in the AFL.

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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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Black and white photo of a girl in parade costume

From Robe to Chinese Fortunes

An exhibition exploring the individual stories of early Chinese Australians.

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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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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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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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Old Customs House

Open House Melbourne

Step inside one of Melbourne's most important 19th century public buildings.

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Woman

Melbourne Writers Festival Schools Program

Annual program for schools in partnership with Melbourne Writers’ Festival – Writing workshops

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A group of different sizer golden cats

Chinese Fortunes Festival

Be delighted by live demonstrations of Chinese Arts and Crafts and delicious Chinese Street food.

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Painting of tall ships

Genealogical Society Victoria Members Day

GSV members are invited to visit the Museum for free!

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Painting of tall ships

Museum Members Day at Genealogical Society Victoria

Discover a world of family history.

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