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

Convergence: The Art of Zhou Xiaoping in Aboriginal Australia

Convergence: Zhou Xiaoping’s work reflects an intersection between two cultures and two peoples.


Author: Mian 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.


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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Latest News

  • While We Were Closed

    Collections care never ceases, especially during a pandemic. Read more

  • Photography Webinar with Ryan Ni - Recap

    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

  • Chinese Australian Queens Birthday Honour Recipients

    The Chinese Museum proudly congratulates Chinese Australians who have been honoured with the 2020 Orders of Australia in the Queens Birthday Honours list. Read more

  • 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