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

We Are Strong Within Anti-Racism Program

We Are Strong Within program aims to empower Chinese Australians to manage and resolve their personal conflicts and to educate and equip vulnerable Chinese community groups with knowledge and skills to respond to racism.

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Tickets: From $0.00

Author: Ivy Wang

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

  • We Are Strong Within Anti-Racism Program

    We Are Strong Within program aims to empower Chinese Australians to manage and resolve their personal conflicts and to educate and equip vulnerable Chinese community groups with knowledge and skills to respond to racism. Read more

  • Creative Laneways Installation

    Seven new lightboxes, featuring the work of artist Ruofan Lei, will be installed in Smythe Lane as part of the Flash Forward program. Read more

  • The Real Face of White Australia Transcription Project

    The Real Face of White Australia is a series of projects aimed at increasing awareness and use of a powerful set of historical documents created in the administration of the White Australia Policy in the first half of the twentieth century. Read more

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