Opening hours
Tuesday to Friday: 10am to 5pm
Saturday: 1pm to 5pm

Closed on public holidays | Groups by appointment


General admission free

School visits
Self-guided school visits are free
Staff-led school visit are $3.30 per student (inclusive of GST)

Group bookings

Groups of more than 10 people require an appointment. Please contact Museo Italiano on phone 9349 9019 to make a booking. 

School groups
School groups have the option of a staff-led presentation or self-guided tour. For bookings click here.

Getting here

199 Faraday Street, Carlton VIC 3053

Public transport

Museo Italiano can be conveniently reached by trams and buses – refer to PTV's Journey Planner to plan your trip.


Limited street parking is available at the front of the museum and in surrounding streets. There are several commercial car parks in the area.


Museo Italiano is a fully accessible venue. If additional assistance is required, please contact us in advance.

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
Further research
The IHS has extensive collections of historic materials documenting the Italian presence in Australia. These are made available to scholars, writers and the community to assist them in family and community research.
Temporary exhibitions and events

Complementing the Museo's permanent collections, Co.As.It. regularly hosts temporary exhibitions and cultural events.
(Photo: ©Emilio Cresciani)

Cultural program