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