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Immigration Museum, Melbourne

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by Gypsy Rose (subscribe)
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Published March 19th 2014
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The Immigration Museum is primarily displaying Australia's immigration history. It is famous for its most important space, Long Room, which is a notable piece of Renaissance Revival Architecture.

In addition to documenting immigration history, the museum also hosts various travelling exhibitions and also provides educational programs.

The front view of the museum...


The museum re-creates the real-life stories of coming to Australia with a rich mix of moving images, personal and community voices, memories and memorabilia.

The permanent exhibitions are Identity: yours, mine, ours, Journeys of a lifetime, Customs Gallery, Immigrant Stories and Timeline, and Getting In.

From time to time the museum also displays temporary exhibitions as well.

There are festivals and other events held here too, information on this can be found on the website.

The museum is interesting and informative; it also offers a thought-provoking and moving experience.

A cafe is on site, to fulfil those hunger sensations.

There are many ways to get to the museum, tram, train, car & by foot.

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

One of the views of the museum...

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Why? For a moving experience
When: Open daily 10am 5pm- Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day.
Phone: (03) 9927 2700
Where: Immigration Museum ,Old Customs House, 400 Flinders St, Melbourne
Cost: $10 Adults, Concession and Child (to 16 years) free entry.
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