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

11 Nov 2014

Researching your family's child migrant history

27 Feb 2014

Australian-Chinese junks and sampans

24 Feb 2014

Apologies, anniversaries and hidden histories

23 Jan 2014

Waves of migration returns on Australia Day

09 Aug 2013

Suitcases, boats and bridges

27 Jun 2013

History and knitting

15 Jun 2013

Stories of growing up in Australia

31 May 2013

Forgotten stories of Indian servants heard 200 years on

28 May 2013

Film exploring Indian Australian identity – a must see!
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