Museum of Chinese Australian History, Melbourne

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Art Museum · Educational Site
Located in the heart of Melbourne’s Chinatown, Museum of Chinese Australian History’s five floors showcase the heritage and culture of Australia’s Chinese community. The purpose is to operate a museum, to promote and preserve Chinese culture and history, especially of Australian-Chinese history in Australia. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Museum of Chinese Australian History and many more Melbourne attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Melbourne trip planner.
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  • There have been substantial numbers of Chinese people in Australia, at least since the Great Australian Goldrush in the 1850s. This fascinating museum has many artefacts that will interest people of.....  more »
  • Melbourne has a long history of Chinese habitation, which began in the Great Australian Gold Rush of 1851. There are many artefacts here, it is well worth a visit if you have an interest in Chinese.....  more »
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  • A beautiful museum that we stumbled across by accident! I'm so glad to have have found it. It houses a very interesting and informative collection showing the history behind Chinese Australians and their journey to Australia and more. Not to mention a giant dragon used at Chinese new Years parades! The staff there were really friendly and knowledgeable to talk to. Overall, it's worth the visit when in Chinatown!
  • I was surprised when I discovered the Chinese Museum down a little Lane off of Chinatown. When I did get a chance to go back I really enjoyed reading all the information and stories. Would like to see more things happening out of there, workshops, performances, activities for the younger generation would be great.

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