Digging up the Past

The South Australian Maritime Museum and surrounding streets hold many clues to the history of the Port Adelaide area. Working with an education presenter, learners take on the role of an archaeologist looking at objects excavated from a local dig site, discovering how primary sources enable us to understand the way people lived in the past.

Consolidate student learning with a self-facilitated trail through the museum to find objects that have been uncovered from archaeological sites.

Further information

South Australian Maritime Museum Education Programs

South Australian Maritime Museum

Term 1-4

Between 10:00am – 2:00pm

Level: F, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Area: HASS - Geography, HASS - History

Type: Program
Cost: $5 per student, $4 equity
Participants: Can cater for up to 90 students in one day.
Duration: To be negotiated on booking

School bookings

ALL school visits must be booked in advance.

School visit booking form

(Link to website)

Organising your visit

See the South Australian Museum web site for information on how to support your visit.


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