Chinese Museum, Melbourne

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#12 of 31 in Museums in Melbourne
Located in the heart of Melbourne’s Chinatown, Chinese Museum’s five floors showcase the heritage and culture of Australia’s Chinese community. The purpose is to operate a museum, to promote and preserve Chinese culture and history, especially of Australian-Chinese history in Australia. To visit Chinese Museum on your holiday in Melbourne, and find out what else Melbourne has to offer, use our Melbourne trip generator.
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  • July 20, 2017
    Had plenty of time to wander through the exhibits and take it all in. The museum was well laid out and had informative plaques through out  more »
  • July 19, 2017
    Museum of Chinese Australian History is in the heart of Melbourne's famous Chinatown which should not to be missed. it is a great place to visit in Chinatown (Little Bourke St.) Featuring of the histo...  more »
  • July 15, 2017
    There have been Chinese in Australia for over 200 years. This museum tells the story of the Chinese in Australia -- how at first they struggled, then they thrived. The Museum has many interesting arte...  more »
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  • The most impressive part of the museum is the incredibly long Chinese dragon - supposedly the longest in the world. Otherwise there is no cohesion or narrative or logical timeline in the exhibits - they tell you to start at the top floor and work your way down to the basement - when the basement is really where the timeline of chinese immigrants in Australia actually begins. Not worth the $11 per person entry fee.
  • Good Comedy venue but killer stairs to tea room. Nice, compact museum.
  • Great museum. Very interesting and the basement level is awesome. Worth visiting.
  • Detailed history of the Chinese community in Australia. Beautifully presented and is really a labour of love. Occasionally has new exhibits as well.
  • Went to see comdey festival. Good night out

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