Immigration Museum, Melbourne

4.3
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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  • In 1914, when the ANZAC spirit was being forged at Gallipoli, Australia's population had not even reached 5 million. Now Australia's population is 25 million. The people who made up the difference....  more »
  • I was very surprised to find out that Melbourne has such a museum. When I got there, I was very surprised to see how much amazing information it contains. I learned a lot of new things. I definitely.....  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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