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From our collection
Migration-related objects from our extensive online collection.

Harvest scroll

Harvest of Endurance scroll
From collection interactives
Two centuries of relations between China and Australia.


From exhibitions
Personal stories highlighting Australia's connections with the world.


  Collection highlights

Made in London and brought to Australia by the wealthy Blaxland family in the early 1800s.
A 23-stringed bamboo instrument handcrafted by a Vietnamese refugee.
Migrant Guna Kinne's link with her homeland, sewn by hand over 30 years.
John Konrads' medals and memorabilia from the 1960 Rome and 1956 Melbourne Olympics.
An 1850s children's game produced in England after gold was discovered in Australia.
A handmade wall-hanging which illustrates a powerful story of postwar migration.
A treasured toy pig won by a girl on the way to meeting her father after the Second World War.