We research, preserve and present Chinese culture and Australian history, to recognize and celebrate the identity of Chinese Australians

我们研究,保存并展示中华文化和澳大利亚历史,藉此认同及表扬澳籍华人的身份

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

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

Sheng Shen Shimmer: Concert Event

Two very different musicians share evolving musical culture in a concert of collaborative new work.

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Author: Xing Jun Seah

Location: 22 Cohen Place,, MELBOURNE

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

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

  • Fundraising Event | Ah Chan the Cabinet Maker

    A fundraising event that assists the Museum maintain its collection of over 10,000 artefacts and records of Chinese Australian historical significance. Read more

  • Dragon Boat Festival Sunday 5th June 2022

    Chinese Museum FREE Open Day and family activities to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival on Sunday, 5th June 2022. Read more

  • The Arts Collective - Chinese Museum

    The Arts Collective aims to bring together artists and people of creative disciplines who wish to explore the cultural, historical and social dimensions of the Chinese Australian experience in innovative and contemporary ways. Read more

  • Sheng Shen Shimmer: Concert Event

    Two very different musicians share evolving musical culture in a concert of collaborative new work. Read more

  • Lion Dances: Sunday 6th February 2022

    Lion Dances at the Chinese Museum, Sunday 6th Feb, 2022, 1.30pm & 3:10pm. At the main entrance of the Chinese Museum. Read more

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