South Australian Maritime Museum

The South Australian Maritime Museum is an ideal learning environment for students to explore South Australia’s unique history, maritime culture and the marine environment. The museum offers exciting and varied exhibits in the historic Bond Store, an original lighthouse and Port River cruises on board the Archie Badenoch.

Education programs align with the Australian Curriculum and cater for learners in all year levels. Through hands-on, inquiry-based learning experiences students develop understandings in a range of learning areas. Speak with a member of the education team to ensure a rich and successful learning experience with a program tailored to your students’ needs.

An educational experience with a salty difference!

Address:

126 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide SA 5015

South Australian Maritime Museum

126 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide SA 5015

School bookings

ALL school visits must be booked in advance.

To book a visit, please contact the Booking Officer:

To discuss your student learning needs, or for more information, please contact Maritime Education.

Organising your visit

Please familiarise yourself with the following documents:

Include a ½ hour Port River cruise on-board the Archie Badenoch for an additional $2.50 per student.

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The First Fleet
The First Fleet

A facilitated 45 minute workshop in which students consolidate their learning about the rationale for sending the First Fleet to NSW in 1788, the experience of different groups, the voyage and the impact of  European settlement for the  Aboriginal people  of  the  region. Particular emphasis is placed on the experience of the convicts below decks as students explore our Life On Board exhibition and unpack their rations and conditions.

HASS - Geography
HASS - History
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Teachers' Big Days Out
Teachers’ Big Days Out

South Australia’s major cultural institutions, along North Terrace and beyond are preparing for an exciting three day program for the second Teachers’ Big Days Out in 2020. Loaded with professional learning opportunities for educators across multiple learning areas, this event will provide you with strategies of how to incorporate a variety of cultural institutions and their collections into your teaching programs!

English
HASS - Civics and Citizenship
HASS - Geography
HASS - History
Mathematics
Science
STEM
Technologies
The Arts
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Bound for South Australia Digital iPad Inquiry
Bound for South Australia Digital iPad Inquiry

Students use iPads to engage with the Bound for South Australia exhibition. This digital inquiry explores the concept of migration and examines the conditions people experienced voyaging to Australia between 1836 and the 1950s.

English
HASS - Geography
HASS - History
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Exploration Digital iPad Inquiry
Exploration Digital iPad Inquiry

Students use iPads to engage with the First Voyages, Exploring the Southern Coast exhibition as they learn about the Europeans that charted the South Australian coast in the early 19th century, their discoveries and how these contributed to the way Australians live today.

HASS - Geography
HASS - History
Mathematics
Science
Technologies
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Wrecked
Wrecked

This program uses the analysis of sources to gain an understanding of how people lived in the past. Discover the techniques marine archaeologists use to explore and uncover mysteries of the deep.

HASS - Geography
HASS - History
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Dolphin Discovery
Dolphin Discovery

This program explores the scientific concepts of responsibility, conservation, environment, habitat and living things. Students think critically and ethically about how their actions affect the marine environment.

HASS - Civics and Citizenship
HASS - Geography
Science
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Dolphin Detectives
Dolphin Detectives

This program explores the scientific concepts of responsibility, conservation, environment, habitat and living things. Students think critically and ethically about how their actions affect the marine environment.

HASS - Civics and Citizenship
HASS - Geography
Science
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Day at the Port
Day at the Port

The historic Port Adelaide precinct and Maritime Museum offer a rich learning environment for students to explore, discover and make connections through authentic learning experiences. Engage in a variety of experiences to support learning outcomes identified in the Australian Curriculum.

HASS - Geography
HASS - History
Mathematics
Science
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Biodiversity at Sea
Biodiversity at Sea

This program introduces the eight coastal bio-regions of South Australia. Learn about our unique marine environment and how the features and adaptations of animals enable them to survive.

HASS - Geography
Science
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Digging up the Past
Digging up the Past

This program aims to develop historical understandings and geography skills as identified in the Australian Curriculum. Examine artefacts from a local archaeological dig to discover how people lived in the past.

HASS - Geography
HASS - History
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Life Onboard
Life Onboard

This learning experience makes links to the Australian Curriculum: History. Exploring the historical concepts of significance, evidence, continuity and change and empathy. A strong focus on historical skills, including questions and research, analysis and use of sources, perspectives and interpretations.

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Explorers
Explorers

This program focuses on the early European explorers that charted the southern coast of Australia in the early 19th century. View our exhibition, First Voyages, Exploring the Southern Coast and enjoy your 30 minute facilitated workshop.

HASS - Geography
HASS - History
Mathematics
Science
Technologies
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