Chinese Museum, Melbourne
Main entrance to the Chinese Museum
|Location||22 Cohen Place, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
The Chinese Museum or Museum of Chinese Australian History is an Australian history museum located in Melbourne's Chinatown. The Museum was established in 1985 with a charter to present the history of Australians of Chinese ancestry. An extensive refurbishment funded by the Victorian Government was completed in 2010. Since then, the Museum has also acted as a Chinatown Visitor Centre.
It holds an extensive collection of Chinese clothing and textiles, photographs, documents and artifacts that reflect the social fabric and activities of the Chinese community in Australia from the 1850s. The Museum is also home to Dai Loong and the Millennium Dragon, the largest Chinese dragon in the world.
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