Immigration Museum, Melbourne

4.3
#6 of 45 in Museums in Melbourne
History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
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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  • Housed in the beautiful Customs House, make sure you look at the impressive Long Room on your visit. The Museum offers a fascinating insight to many aspects relating to the subject of immigration...  more »
  • 2nd time here and still interesting. There are a lot of exhibits that will reward spending a bit of time at. Some of the displays were even updated for Covid.  more »
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  • I wish I had left a bit more time to visit here! All of the exhibits are really beautifully put together so it's a pleasure to spend a couple of hours wandering through. The love exhibit was awesome, I found it really moving and cried about four times. The mix of audio and visual was great and there's something about wearing headphones that makes you feel like you're the only person in the room.
  • Spent close to two hours in the Love exhibit. It is amazing! So well done and touching, and showcases a wide variety of people and relationships. I rarely participate in audio tours, but I really enjoyed this one, both for the music and the spoken stories.

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