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


Dragon Gallery

Wonder at the world's largest Dragon and revisit the last 3 processional Chinese dragon's used during Melbourne's parades over the last century.


Author: Erin Blackman

Location: 22,Cohen Place, Melbourne, VIC

Classic Chinese Painting Reproduction Display

Reproductions of classic Chinese paintings from the Song, Ming, and Qing Dynasties, showcasing three main painting styles: landscapes, close-ups on nature, and narrative paintings.


Author: Erin Blackman

Location: 22,Cohen Place, Melbourne

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: Erin Blackman

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

  • Online Photography Seminar with Ryan Ni

    Online Photography Seminar with Ryan Ni, presented by Phase One and the Chinese Museum. 与中国摄影师Ryan Ni在墨尔本的线上研讨会。 与澳华历史博物馆合作。 Read more

Latest News

  • United Nations declares May 21 as “International Tea Day”

    The ritual of tea drinking brings happiness, harmony and well-being throughout the World. Celebrate this day with us and spread the good feeling! Visit the Chinese Museum next February and become immersed in Tea Culture at our TEA HEAVEN Exhibition - this promises to be a blissful experience! Read more

  • An Open Letter from the Chinese Museum

    An open letter from the Chinese Museum about our shared values and the contributions the Chinese communities have made towards charitable appeals over the years. Read more

  • “Melbourne Friends of China" Gathering

    At the height of outbreak of Coronavirus in China, this event was held at the Melbourne Town Hall. Read more