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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 Event

Chinese ANZACs Guided Tours – Bookings Now Available

22 October – 18 December 2014

Chinese ANZACs, an exhibition commemorating the Chinese-Australian soldiers who participated in combat during World War One.
Due to popular demand, we are now accepting group bookings for Chinese ANZACs guided tour.

Dates: every Wednesday from 22 Oct to 18 Dec 2014
Time: available between 12 pm and 3 pm
Duration: 1 hour
Group Size: Minimum of 12, Maximum of 25
Cost: Adult $10, Concession $8

To book, please contact the Museum on (03) 9662 2888 or email: info@chinesemuseum.com.au

Touring Exhibition

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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

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