Our mission is to enrich the understanding of Chinese Australians through the presentation and celebration of our history, heritage, and culture.

Chinese Museum School Tour

Learn about Chinese migration to Australia, as well as the Han Dynasty and see the world’s largest processional dragon.

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Author: Rose Zheng

The Museum Collection

The Chinese Museum collects material that contributes to the history of Chinese Australians and the cultural and historic interaction between the people of Australia and China.

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Author: Erin Blackman

One Million Stories: Chinese Australians 200 years

The first nationwide story of the 200 year journey from the first migrant until today.

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Author: Erin Blackman

Location: 22,Cohen Place, Melbourne, VIC

Our impact

400,000

school students have visited to learn about multiculturalism, immigration history, arts & culture.

1.26M

Chinese Australians form part of our contemporary Australian Society whom the Chinese Museum represents.

8,000

precious artefacts form the basis of our valuable collection – the tangible heritage of our 200-year history.

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Events & Public Programs

  • Asian Women in Leadership

    This is event hosted by the Asian Australian Alliance, Museum of Chinese Australian History as part of the Asian Heritage Week Read more

  • Dragon Boat Festival Day 2024

    16th June 2024 10am-5pm Kids 12ys & under are free. Adults get discounted entry. Enjoy special Dragon Boat festivities for the whole family. Read more

  • International Museum Day

    Chinese Museum offers free entry for children & students 17ys and under to celebrate International Museum Day Read more

  • Artist's Insights: Zhou Xiaoping (Mandrain Only)

    Together with the launch of contemporary artist Zhou Xiaoping’s book, From Crowds to Wilderness. Read more

  • In the Path of the Dao: Find out about your fortune in 2024

    “At the beginning of this new year full of hope, we convey blessings from the wisdom of the I Ching of traditional Chinese culture to everyone in the community through fortune telling.” Read more

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