EventsLevel 1, Temporary ExhibitionsFinding Gold DisplayLevel 2, Bridge of MemoriesChinese Museum Melbourne Location

Current Exhibition

Image courtesy of the Australian War Memorial, C00429

Chinese ANZACs: Chinese-Australians and World War One

14 July – 19 December 2014

When World War One was declared in 1914, Australia rallied behind the Allied efforts. More than 330,000 mobilised personnel were called to action, of which, a small proportion were Australians of Chinese descent. Billy Sing, Caleb Shang and Hunter Poon are some of the well-known Chinese-Australians who served in the frontline.… Read more

Upcoming Exhibition

29th Anniversary Dinner

18 August 2014

The Anniversary Dinner will be held at 7pm on Monday 18th August 2014, at the Manningham Function Centre, 699 Doncaster Road, Doncaster.  Dress is lounge suit.

Tickets can be purchased at the Museum, $80 per person, VIP ticket $250 per person. Please RSVP to  by Friday 8th August 2014.

All funds raised at the dinner will aid the development of the Gallery of Chinese History and Culture.

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Touring Exhibition


Bridge of Memories

Exploring identity, diversity, community
An Australian touring exhibition in China

Through personal accounts told by contemporary Chinese Australians, Bridge of Memories explores the little told story of migrants of Chinese descent who have come to Australia in the last 50 years. The loosening and then removal of racially discriminatory immigration restrictions from the 1950s onwards has made this the most active period of Chinese migration to Australia since the 1850s gold rushes.… Read more