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Chinese Museum, Melbourne

Chinese Museum, Melbourne - - exterior

The Chinese Museum is a museum of Chinese Australian History with a charter to present the history of Australians of Chinese ancestry. It holds an extensive collection of Chinese clothing and textiles, photographs, documents and artefacts that reflect the social fabric and activities of the Chinese community in Australia.

The Museum is also home to Dai Loong and the Millennium Dragon, the largest Chinese dragon in the world

Among the many exhibits and historical objects in the Chinese Museum, Melbourne the following are some of the highlights:

To help you better appreciate the Chinese Museum, Melbourne, the following guides will be helpful:


Essential Facts:

  • Name:                      Chinese Museum, Melbourne
  • City:                          Melbourne, Australia 
  • Established:            1985
  • Collection:               History Museum
  • Location:                 22 Cohen Place, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


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