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The Chinese Museum in Melbourne, Australia, houses a collection of artefacts and exhibits that detail the rich history and contributions of the Chinese in Australia. The Chinese Museum was opened in 1985 in Melbourne's Chinatown, located within the Central Business District, and features five floors of historical artefacts, interactive exhibits, and art galleries. Various special events and festivals like the Moon Lantern Festival and the Mid-Autumn Open Day are hosted by the Chinese Museum throughout the year. Visitors to Melbourne are encouraged to visit the museum to experience the rich cultural impact the Chinese have contributed to modern Australian life.

  • See the history of Melbourne’s Chinatown come to life with a Guided Chinatown Heritage Walk, where an expert in Chinese culture from the Chinese Museum will explain the area's fascinating history.
  • Experience life as a Chinese immigrant working in a 19th century Melbourne gold mine at the Chinese Museum's interactive "Finding Gold" exhibit.
  • Marvel at the museum's Dragon Gallery that houses over three generations of processional Chinese dragons, including the Dai Loong Association's Millennium Dragon, one of the largest Chinese dragons in the world.

Melbourne is known throughout Australia for its efficient public transportation, and the Chinese Museum is easily accessible via public transit from just about anywhere within the city. One of the best ways to see the sights of Melbourne is aboard the Melbourne Visitor Shuttle, a free tour bus that takes visitors to many local attractions, including Chinatown, with a stop at the Chinese Museum. There are also several bus and tram stops within a block of the museum, including the Parliament Railway Station, the Exhibition Street station, and the Russell Street station. Parking is limited, so public transit is preferred.

Hotels near Chinese Museum

256 hotels near Chinese Museum

1 Space Hotel Melbourne

3 stars
4.3 / 5 79 reviews

380 Russell Street Map

Space Hotel Melbourne provides quality accommodation and friendly services in the heart of Melbourne CBD. Famous attractions of the city, such as Chinese Museum, Princess Theatre and Queen Victoria... More

2 Hotel Windsor Melbourne (The)

5 stars
4.6 / 5 156 reviews

111 Spring Street Map

The Hotel Windsor Melbourne invites travellers to a luxurious 19th-century architecture with plush amenities and lavish Victorian-inspired furnishings. Tourists at this Melbourne hotel learn more... More

3 Fraser Place Melbourne

4 stars
4.6 / 5 506 reviews

19 Exploration Lane Map

Fraser Place Melbourne is a chic business and leisure haven offering travellers self-contained residences near Melbourne CBD. While in the city, vacationers can take leisurely strolls along Carlton... More

4 Citadines on Bourke Melbourne

4 stars
4.6 / 5 298 reviews

131-135 Bourke Street Map

Citadines On Bourke Melbourne features modern spaces and is ideally located in Melbourne central business district and close to area attractions. The convenient location of this chic hotel places... More

5 Mantra 100 Exhibition

4 stars
4.2 / 5 51 reviews

100 Exhibition Street Map

Discerning travellers staying in the vibrant city centre for quick trips or long visits find suitable base at Mantra 100 Exhibition Melbourne. Guests at the contemporary and tastefully appointed... More

6 Mantra On Russell

4 stars
4.5 / 5 97 reviews

222 Russell Street Map

Mantra On Russell Melbourne offers discerning corporate travellers and holidaymakers comfortable self-contained apartments conveniently set in a central business location, near entertainment and... More

7 Stamford Plaza Melbourne

5 stars
4.6 / 5 139 reviews

111 Little Collins Street Map

Stamford Plaza Melbourne Hotel offers stylish self-contained spaces set in a central location in the Victoria capital. Tourists exploring Melbourne should not miss venturing to the shopping and... More

8 Rydges Hotel Melbourne

4 stars
4.2 / 5 152 reviews

186 Exhibition Street Map

Rydges Hotel Melbourne welcomes business and leisure travellers with chic accommodations set in an ideal location in the heart of Melbourne. From this sophisticated hotel, tourists can venture to... More

9 Grand Hyatt Melbourne

5 stars
4.6 / 5 67 reviews

123 Collins Street Map

Grand Hyatt Melbourne provides quality accommodation in the heart of Melbourne's central business, shopping, theatre and restaurant district. Some of the popular city attractions are Parliament... More

10 Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne

4 stars
4.5 / 5 79 reviews

189 Queen Street Map

Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne welcomes travellers to a plush retreat within an enviable entertainment and business precinct location in this Victoria state capital. Holidaymakers in this chic... More