Migration Museum

The Migration Museum tells the stories of South Australians and celebrates cultural diversity. Our exhibition galleries trace the history of migration to South Australia and the impact of colonisation on Aboriginal people. Our education programs address the Australian Curriculum  R-10 and are led by trained facilitators.

 

Address:

82 Kintore Avenue, Adelaide SA 5000

Migration Musuem

82 Kintore Avenue, Adelaide SA 5000

School bookings

ALL school visits must be booked in advance.

To book a visit please contact the Migration Museum.

Please note that all bookings must be made by phone.

Charges:

60 min program:
$5.00 per student/$2.50 equity

90 min program:
$7.00 per student/$3.00 equity

120 min program:
$9.00 per student/$4.00 equity

Organising your visit

For more information and to discuss your student learning needs please contact the Education Manager at the Migration Museum.

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Overview: First Contacts
Overview: First Contacts

1. What was life like for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples before the arrival of the Europeans?
2. Why did the Europeans settle in Australia?
3. What was the nature and consequence of contact between Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples and early traders, explorers and settlers?

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Overview: Contemporary migration to South Australia post 1945
Overview: Contemporary migration to South Australia post 1945

Who is migrating to South Australia right now? Where are migrants coming from, and why? How is migration experienced? How does government policy shape migration journeys?
These simple questions have very complex answers.

HASS - Civics and Citizenship
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Colonial Footprints
Colonial Footprints

Why did the SA government company decide to site Adelaide where it currently is? What tools and instruments were used to plan out the site?

What would you look for? Water supply, ease of accessibility, fertility of land, ease of travel!

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Mathematics
Technologies
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Migration Museum
The Making of Democracy – joint program with the Centre of Democracy

This cross- site education program will develop student’s understanding the impact of colonisation on Aboriginal people, the nature of the colonisation model used in South Australia and the development of democracy in the 1800s culminating in an understanding of women’s suffrage in the late 1800s.

HASS - Civics and Citizenship
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Unpacking Histories
Unpacking Histories

An investigative multimedia assisted workshop that aims to show how the stories of individual lives fit into the local, national and global mosaic of history. Working like historians and curators, students put on white-gloves and unpack, investigate, research and record the lives of several South Australians and their immigration stories.

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If walls could speak: 5 stories from the Destitute Asylum eBook
If walls could speak: 5 stories from the Destitute Asylum eBook

English
HASS - History
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Unpacking Histories
Unpacking Histories

HASS - Civics and Citizenship
HASS - History
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Changing Places Facilitated Workshop
Changing Places Facilitated Workshop

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HASS - History
Technologies
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First Contacts
First Contacts

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HASS - History
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Being a child in the nineteenth century
Being a child in the nineteenth century

HASS - Civics and Citizenship
HASS - History
Technologies
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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.

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HASS - Geography
HASS - History
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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.

HASS - History
Languages
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20th and 21st Century Immigration
20th and 21st Century Immigration

This program looks at key events in South Australian immigration history since Federation. It emphasizes the concept of cause and effect. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives are highlighted.

HASS - Civics and Citizenship
HASS - History
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