Immigration Museum, Melbourne

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Visit the Immigration Museum to understand the history of one of the world's most diverse cities and countries. In the architecturally significant Old Customs House, learn about how immigrants have arrived in Melbourne and Australia from all around the world. Read the general history, discover the various immigrant communities that exist around the country, and listen to personal stories of arrival and integration into Australian society. To visit Immigration Museum on your trip to Melbourne, use our Melbourne online trip itinerary planner .
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  • The man on reception informed us that entrance was 15 Aus $ unless we were over 60 years of age and we were, so we were free to enter. Whoopee! There are several areas, plus a research room. It was in...  more »
  • Here you get a background for why people immigrate. A good video shows conflicts from different places in the world. It is also the interview with several immigrants. Where is oil items that people have brought from their homeland.
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  • Speaking about the history of immigration in Australia, we can see how the 蕪 from a pristine wasteland to one of the most important cities in the southern hemisphere now. The immigration history of the people is particularly impressive, the gold rush is full of pain and hard, the most successful person in the end of the flexor, and for most people, immigration means back well from the lonely.
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  • This was a great place to visit. Its free if you have a seniors card. There is a lift for those who cannot manage 2 flights of stairs. The long room was not open. I enjoyed the migrant stories the best.
  • I spent a brilliant afternoon here. The guided tour gives you a good idea about the history of the building itself. It's very well curated and sensitively addresses the issue of immigration. Highly recommend it!
  • We were very excited to go to that museum and it was very interesting at the beginning. In the first three rooms there were so many interesting facts about the actual immigration history. However after a while it got more boring somehow. Doing the quiz about Australian systems, rules and regulations was a nice idea to check the own knowledge.
  • It's a good place to learn the immigration history, but maybe boring for kids. It has a dedicated Chinese section which is rare to see. The elevator experience wasn't good, feels like it's going to fall.
  • Very good small but super interesting. I'm not a big museum fan but this one is great kept me indoors for 3.5 hours on a summers day. Great exhibition on what migrants are doing in Melbourne today. Love the Chinese migration exhibition explained alot.

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