The Centre of Democracy is a collaboration between the History Trust of South Australia and the State Library of South Australia. It showcases the people, ideas and movements that have shaped, and continue to shape, democracy in South Australia. Featuring treasures from the state’s collections, the gallery challenges visitors to think again about people and power.
Located at the Institute Building, The Centre of Democracy offers vibrant public, online and education programs that engage and inform visitors about the ideas behind democratic participation and citizenship.
The History Trust of South Australia
The History Trust of South Australia operates three museums – the Migration Museum, the National Motor Museum and the South Australian Maritime Museum, along with The Centre of Democracy managed in collaboration with the State Library of South Australia. The History Trust’s role is to encourage current and future generations of South Australians to discover this state’s rich, relevant and fascinating past through its public programs and museums including the Migration Museum, the South Australian Maritime Museum, the National Motor Museum, and the Centre of Democracy.