Unpacking Histories

How are social histories put together? What stories can objects and documents tell?

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. A constructivist ‘hands-on’ approach to 20th and 21st history, with a recent migration story added.

Migration Museum

Term 1-4

Level: 6, 8
Area: HASS - History

Type: Special Program
Cost: $9.00 per student/$4.00 equity
Participants: 30 maximum
Duration: 2 hours

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.


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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