Frequently asked questions

Migration Museum staff receive a large number of public enquiries each year. The Museum provides a fantastic resource for people with an interest in a wide range of migration and history related topics.

The frequently asked questions below are aimed at answering some of the more common questions we are asked. Please have a look and see if you can find what you are looking for. If more information is required you can send your enquiry to one of our Museum staff.

What happens if I offer to donate an item to the Migration Museum’s collection?

When the Museum receives an offer of an item for the collection, the offer is either accepted or refused by the Museum’s Acquisition Committee. Read more about What happens if I offer to donate an item to the Migration Museum’s collection? >

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What is the scope of the Migration Museum’s collection?

The Migration Museum preserves, documents and interprets the cultural diversity of the people of South Australia. Read more about What is the scope of the Migration Museum’s collection? >

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How are items donated to the Migration Museum’s collection used?

Once an item is accepted into the Museum’s collection it is then:

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