Immigration Museum, Melbourne

Currently Closed
  • Address: 400 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-399272700
  • Ticket Price: 14 AUD
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Educational Site, Family And Kids, Specialty Museum
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About Immigration Museum, Melbourne

Hosting exhibitions and educational programmes in addition to it’s function of keeping a record of Australia’s immigration history, the museum beautifully displays the personal stories of various immigrants. It carefully studies the influx, the time of the influx and the way the colony slowly developed into a nation. A fascinating part of the museum is the Interview Room, where visitors are encouraged to act as immigration officers interviewing potential immigrants from the 20’s, 50’s and the 90’s. Another curiosity is the Faith, Fashion and Fusion exhibit that explores the dressing habits of Muslim women in Australia. If you’re even the slightest bit of a history buff, this place is a treasure trove. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Melbourne Itinerary 6 Days.

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Immigration Museum Information

  • Don’t bother with the cafe here.
  • Might not be the most exciting place to take your kids.
  • Wheelchair access available.
  • Online ticket booking is available.

Immigration Museum Ticket Prices

  • Child up to 16 years of age: free entry
  • Temporary exhibitions have separate tickets

How To reach Immigration Museum by Public Transport

  • Trams on Flinder’s Street
  • Free City Circle Tram to cnr Flinders Street & Market Street. Tram 48, 55, 70 or 75 to cnr Flinders Street & Market Street
  • Train to Flinders St or Spencer St Stations
  • Stop #11 of the Melbourne Visitor Shuttle

Restaurants Near Immigration Museum

  • Maha
  • Bluestone
  • Pure South

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Things to Know Before Visiting Immigration Museum

  • 95% of people who visit Melbourne include Immigration Museum in their plan

  • 46.99% of people plan their visit to Immigration Museum between 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Immigration Museum

Monday, Thursday and Sunday

73.64% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Immigration Museum

People normally club together National Gallery Of Victoria and Rod Laver Arena while planning their visit to Immigration Museum.

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Immigration Museum, Melbourne Reviews

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Nice place if you want to spend some time in Melbourne. Entry is free for students, staff is friendly and even if I'm not interested in Australia immigration, the exposition was quite good. You can expect to spend 2 good hours inside, and it's quite a kid/family friendly place. The only black point is that the shop inside the museum is not interesting.

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