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

Tea Heaven Experience - Now extended to 11th Apr

Our Tea Heaven experience traces the story of tea culture over 5000 years. Learn about its impact in modern history then relax and enjoy the rituals of a tea ceremony and the tastes and aromas of various teas. Book your small group experience now!

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Author: Ivy Wang

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.

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Author: Rose Zheng

Digital Cultural Adventures: Awakening the Dragon

This digital program allows students to visit the Chinese Museum from their classroom. Students will learn about the Chinese dragon, its role in the Chinese New Year parade and other important symbols in Chinese culture.

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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.

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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

  • Moomba Festival Open Day

    Visit the Chinese Museum for on Monday 8th Mar 2021 and experience the spectacular Moomba Festival in Chinatown. Free admission all day, with thanks to our major Sponsor Central Equity. Read more

  • Tea Heaven - Tea Connoisseurs' Night

    Delves a little deeper into the art of Chinese Tea. Guided by our Tea Master, extend your knowledge of tea varieties, admire Yixing tea ware, tantalise your palette through tastings and learn how to perfect the art of tea preparation Read more

  • Tea Heaven Experience - Now extended to 11th Apr

    Our Tea Heaven experience traces the story of tea culture over 5000 years. Learn about its impact in modern history then relax and enjoy the rituals of a tea ceremony and the tastes and aromas of various teas. Book your small group experience now! Read more

  • Book Launch: For Honour and Country in 2021

    Chinese Museum is to publish a book "For Honour and Country" about Chinese Australian who served in WWII. Read more

  • Painted: The Immigrants' Self Portrait

    ‘Painted: The Immigrants' Self Portrait’ is an art and documentary series featuring immigrant families that uses the process of portraiture to explore the diaspora and definition of home for immigrant families. Read more

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