Thursday 31st August to Sunday 3rd September

Special promotion for City of Melbourne residents to appreciate the role Chinese people played in establishing Multicultural Melbourne of today. All City of Melbourne Residents visit the Chinese Museum free!*

Virtual Mural

Submit a short video to appear on our online Melbourne Day mural and win a prize!#

Chinese Museum Free Entry

All city of Melbourne Residents visit free

*Eligible postcodes: 3000, 3002, 3003, 3004, 3005, 3006, 3008, 3010, 3031, 3032, 3050, 3051, 3052, 3053, 3054, 3141, 3207. Must show proof of residential address at the door of the Museum to gain free entry. 

Chinese Museum Free Entry includes:


Explore the rich history of Chinese Australians from 200 years ago until now!


Discover fascinating aspects of the precinct’s culture, architecture and cuisine.

This event is sponsored by:

Terms and Conditions:

*City of Melbourne residents must show proof of residential address at the door of the Museum to gain free entry.  Proof of address may be in the form of a driver’s license, a utilities bill or similar.

#The Melbourne Day Mural is created and published online by the Museum of Chinese Australian History (the Museum).
By submitting your content, you agree that this can be placed on the mural.
The Museum has the sole editorial right to include or exclude content provided. No correspondence will be entered into.
Three prizes of 2 bottles of wine and 3 prizes of a meal for 2 at the Chinese on Paramount Restaurant will be provided to six lucky entrants who will be contacted by email.

Booking for this event has now closed.