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


One Million Stories: Chinese Australians 200 years

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


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.


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.


Author: Erin Blackman

Our impact


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


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


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

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Events & Public Programs

  • Mid-Autumn Festival 2022 Museum Open Day

    Our 2022 free Mid-Autumn Festival Open Day will feature fun festivities for the whole family, including moon cake making demos and lantern making. Read more

  • Artist's Insights: Grace Feng

    Join Grace Feng on Sunday 31st of July for a free talk about her practice and her identity as a Chinese Australian creative practitioner. 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

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