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Pearls scattered over an oyster shell.

Lustre

Uncover Saltwater Country's natural treasures.

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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 group of Cambodian dancers posing together

Cambodians in Victoria

Celebrate 40 years of Cambodian culture

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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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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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Asia TOPA

Celebrate our relationship with contemporary Asia with the Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts.

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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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Group of children with the magnify glasses

School holiday activities

Search for amazing stories at the Immigration Museum.

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What's In My Backpack?

Discover special museum objects and stories in this treasure-hunt activity for visitors of all ages. 

Master Yau Wun Wah

Kung Fu Motion

Kung Fu meets cutting edge technology for an evocative video installation.

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People dancing in a large courtyard

Asia Pop Courtyard

Synthesise your summer with Asia Pop!

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Melbourne-based artists and performers.

Traces of Becoming

Be mesmerised with a series of solo and ensemble contemporary dance performances by Melbourne-based artists.

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Melbourne-based artists and performers.

Choreographers in Conversation

Hear stories of cultures, connection and creative practice through movement.

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