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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  • 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 »
  • Melbourne's Chinese history is really interesting. The unspoken yellow tax of Australian's history is revealed here. In the heart of China town and free on Chinese New Year.  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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