Unpacking Histories

Unpacking Histories

Unpacking Histories How are social histories put together? What stories can objects and documents tell?Adopting a constructivist ‘hands-on’ approach to learning about 20th and 21st Century history, Unpacking Histories is a two hour education program which...
Changing Places Facilitated Workshop

Changing Places Facilitated Workshop

Changing Places Facilitated Workshop The Migration Museum is committed to telling the stories of people who live these significant changes. The exhibition Changing Places shares migration stories of some of the newest South Australians.Who is migrating to...
First Contacts

First Contacts

First Contacts This Museum Officer-led program explores the early days of the South Australian colony for both Aboriginal peoples as the first land owners and new arrivals. It is a permanent program that aligns with the Australian Curriculum and Teaching for Effective...
Being a child in the nineteenth century

Being a child in the nineteenth century

Being a child in the nineteenth century In this fun education program students explore the past, focusing on school life and daily life of colonial Australia (1836-1875) before schooling became compulsory in South Australia.What did children learn at school? What...
The Curator’s Table

The Curator’s Table

This is a web-based and iPad compatible resource aligned with Years 6 and 9 Australian Curriculum (AC): History. This website provides primary sources that can be used by teachers to engage students in inquiry based learning related to the treatment of German people in South Australia at the time of World War I.

Immigration: An Overview

Immigration: An Overview

This program looks at key events in South Australian immigration history from 1836 to the present day. It emphasises the concept of cause and effect. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives are highlighted.