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Immigration Museum

Corner of Flinders and William Streets | 400 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9927 2754
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Nice Museum

I think it wonderful to have something like this for school groups and people who are history... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
Extremely interesting museum

This museum shows the different lines of immigration from the rest of the world. It also gives a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Brussels, Belgium
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Explore Australia's history and culture. Journey through Melbourn's history and explore stories of people who have migrated from all reaches of the world. From the reasons for making the journey, to the impact on indigenous communities, these stories are sometimes sad, sometimes funny, but always engaging. Located in the Old Customs House in the heart of the city - an easy walk from Flinders St Station or Southern Cross (or catch the free City Circle Tram).
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Corner of Flinders and William Streets | 400 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 3 9927 2754
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I think it wonderful to have something like this for school groups and people who are history buffs, It gives a wonderful history of Australia before settlement and it is wonderful to know where our forefathers came from, I highly recommend this and take visitors...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This museum shows the different lines of immigration from the rest of the world. It also gives a critical view on the Australian Government's attitude towards immigration along the years. Very impressive is reproduction of a ship dedicated to the transport of immigrants. One comes...More

1  Thank corrado l
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really good introduction to the thinking of Australians and what had happened in the past. Appears that there had been a great deal of discriminatory practices in the past which has largely been addressed with new laws and changes in attitudes. Melbourne has a...More

Thank jacksewhoy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Something quite different to the usual museum. Such an interesting look at Australia's history. Very enjoyable.

Thank Wendy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Apart from the interesting and informative permanent section on journeying to Australia, there are several special feature displays a year. I pop in whenever I notice there is something 'happening'. A real insight into the backgrounds of many of our varied ethnic groups.

1  Thank oldaussieiady
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was short of time so my visit was hurried. But I left with a good impression of how the administration is approaching, in a good way, multiculturalism in modern Melbourne. Some of the exhibits related to stereotyping made me stop and think, for example,...More

1  Thank 22Senior_travels
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is housed in a spectacular 19th century building. The museum has a great collection of the migration to Australia. Plenty of history. Would be a great place for students. You need a few hours to do it justice.

1  Thank Chris K
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very enjoyable place of interest to visit, great displays also interactive & very informative :) Make the effort & check it out :) remember to grab the "what's on in Melbourne" for discount entry...Enjoy :)

1  Thank griswalds2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Immigration Museum, just had to pop in to see this one as its so different to most we visit. Yes the history of the Aussie Govt dept, well laid out over a couple of floors. I knew that they had a couple of strange laws...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was pleased to see this museum as Melbourne was a hub for many, many immigrants over the last century. It's interesting to read and investigate family history and is well laid out. I would have loved to have an area where you could search...More

1  Thank FINDER22
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Firah N
22 April 2017|
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Response from Dale M | Reviewed this property |
10 am to 5pm all week
2 January 2017|
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Response from Beattie999 | Reviewed this property |
Hello K Gane, it looks like your question has been answered, except to say that children are also free to enter. and as previously stated Concession Card holders are also free. It is open almost every day of the year from... More