Immigration Museum, Melbourne

4.3
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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  • Australia has been a big pull for migration from the very beginning. It had attracted a big mix of those looking for gold rush, mining, agriculture, timber and whaling etc, not to leave Britain choosi...  more »
  • Wanted to go for years as I’m very interested in family history. Two strange exhibitions one on the prophet and another about love??? Big waste of time.  more »
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  • Good place for historians interested in life of people with immigration background. Nothing much spectacular like other museums in Melbourne. Definitely not enjoyable for kids younger than high school. Enthusiastic readers can really find great deals about human emotions and reason why people migrate and how Australia culture was built up. It definitely a must visit for people with reading habits and don't mind too much academy.
  • Super detailed and interesting historical description of Australia's migrant past. I highly appreciated the discussion it prompted about identity and what it means to be someone in a globalizing world. A must visit for those interested in expanding their social horizons.

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