Migration

Discover stories behind the latest exhibitions, fascinating explorations into migration, and the surprising details of what happens inside (and outside) a modern working museum.

 

Highlights

 

Articles

Cane farmers

06 Aug 2018

Operation Kangaroo

26 Jun 2018

The Staging Post

18 May 2018

The saga of Skaubryn

09 May 2018

Welcome Wall May 2018

28 Mar 2018

Migration and photography: The Skaubryn archive

14 Feb 2018

Two centuries of Chinese migration

29 Nov 2017

Two invasions, two nations and a solitary carving

28 Nov 2017

The beautiful Balts – 70 years on

07 Nov 2017

Remembering the White Russians
Britain's Child Migrants

Online exhibition – On Their Own: Britain's Child Migrants

From the 1860s, more than 100,000 children were sent from Britain to Canada, Australia, and other Commonwealth countties through child migration schemes. 
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At the museum

Statue of boy, Passengers Gallery exhibition

Exhibition

Passengers
Habitat

Vessel

Tu Do
Welcome Wall
Australia’s National Monument to Migration

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We Are Many - Stories of Australia's Migrants
Waves of Migration
A fishing boat called Freedom: the story of Tu Do

Videos

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The Strange Big Canoe
Australian National Maritime Museum & The Sea
Timelapse - Sea Monsters exhibition install