Read more

Museum Quarterly Newsletters

Museum stories. Read more

Help us purchase collections care equipment

We need your help to ensure that we can continue taking care of these materials that hold important stories of Chinese Australian culture and history. Donate now to enable us in keeping these stories alive! Read more


Many government agencies, corporations, institutions, Chinese-Australian community organisations, families and individuals are ongoing supporters of the Museum. Read more

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. Read more


One important role of the Museum is in fostering a research community interested in Chinese-Australian history and heritage in Australia. We do this by hosting and participating in conferences, seminars and workshops, providing research resources, and through engagements with the research communities. The Museum maintains a research library (hyperlink Research Library) and archive. We also undertake in-house research to further understand our collection and as part of the development of exhibiti Read more

Our COVIDSafe Protocols

An outline of our COVIDSafe Protocols, which follow Victorian Government advice and provide a safe and comfortable experience for all of our visitors and staff. Read more


We are temporarily closed due to the snap 5 day lock down. We can't wait to re-open again, 10am-4pm, everyday, except public holidays. Located at 22 Cohen Place, Melbourne, VIC Australia 3000. Read more