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Immigration Museum, Melbourne

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The Immigration Museum, Melbourne, is a museum focused on Australia’s immigration history. It is located in the Old Customs House with its notable piece of Renaissance Revival architecture.

The museum was founded in 1998, and works on documenting immigration history, the museum also hosts various travelling exhibitions.

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

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


Essential Facts:

  • Name:                       Immigration Museum, Melbourne
  • Established:             1998
  • Collection:               Immigration history
  • Location:                  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


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