Museo Italiano

A special place for Italian culture in Australia
– right in the heart of Melbourne's Carlton

Plan your visit

Museo Italiano is a permanent exhibition which draws on and displays the records, images and objects from CO.AS.IT.'s Italian Historical Society. It is open to the public and features a special program for school groups.

About the themes   Visits by school groups               

Education
Educational programs
Offering a special education program for teachers of Italian, English and SOSE – with self-guided or staff-led options – Museo Italiano is the perfect place for your next excursion!
School visits
Explore
Exhibitions and cultural events

Complementing the Museo's permanent collections, CO.AS.IT. regularly hosts temporary exhibitions and cultural events.
(Photo: ©Emilio Cresciani)

Cultural program
Research
The IHS Collection
The Italian Historical Society has a extensive collection of historic material documenting the Italian presence in Australia which is a useful resource for researchers.
Research

 

Opening hours

Monday closed
Tuesday to Friday: 9am to 5pm
Saturday: 12noon to 5pm

Closed on public holidays | Groups by appointment

General admission is free

Contact us  Plan your visit

What's on? CO.AS.IT. cultural and community events

  • Italian Cinema Forum (4)

    Italian Cinema Forum (4)

    CO.AS.IT., in collaboration with the University of Melbourne and Dr Mark Nicholls presents

    ITALIAN CINEMA FORUM, session 4:

    Il conformista / The Conformist (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1970)

    Tues 27 Aug 2019, 6.30-8PM, CO.AS.IT., 199 Faraday St, Carlton, VIC 3053

    FREE EVENT – RSVP essential

    Read More
  • Italian Matriarchy & Queerness: Exploring

    Italian Matriarchy & Queerness: Exploring "La Nonna"

    An evening of theatre and conversation with
    Samuel Dariol & the Cast of "La Nonna" and
    Dr Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli (Deakin University)

    Wed 4 Sep 2019, 6.30-8pm
    CO.AS.IT. 199 Faraday St, Carlton, 3053
    Free entry – RSVP essential below
     
    Enjoy readings and conversation around
    Read More
  • Italy (in 349,247 steps). A photographic exhibition by David Collopy

    Italy (in 349,247 steps). A photographic exhibition by David Collopy

    You are invited to the opening of

    Italy (in 349,247 steps). A photographic exhibition by David Collopy

    Opening: Tuesday 13 August 2019, 6.30-8PM, CO.AS.IT., 199 Faraday Street, Carlton.

    FREE EVENT RSVP below.

    Exhibition dates: 13 August – 4 October 2019. Tuesday

    Read More
  • 1
  • 2