Programs for schools

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 do yo...

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Cawthorne Sketch 1843

Overview: First Contacts

The following inquiry questions will be addressed: What was life like for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples before the arrival of the E...

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Exploring the concept of white civilisation

Overview: Australia’s colonization, migration and democracy in the 1800s

The Inquiry question that will be addressed is: How have individuals and groups in the past and present contributed to the development of Australia? T...

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Peg Dolls

A day in the life of a child in the 19th century

In this joint program between the Migration Museum and Ayers House, students will explore daily life for children in the 19th Century. Migration Museu...

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Unpacking Histories

How are social histories put together? What stories can objects and documents tell? An investigative multimedia assisted workshop that aims to show ho...

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Image: Children playing with hoops

Being a child in the 19th century

In this fun education program students explore the past focusing on school life and daily life of colonial Australia before schooling became compulsor...

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Overview: Movement of Peoples 1750-1901

Overview: Movement of Peoples 1750-1901

Focussing on people’s lives and using the galleries, this Museum Officer led education program will provide a study of the modern world 1750-1901. U...

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Statue of family migrating to Australia

Overview: Australia as a Nation

What were the changing features of the movements of people from 1750-1918? This Australian Curriculum linked program will investigate the history of A...

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Immigration Overview (tailored)

Explore the early immigration days…. This flexible Australian Curriculum informed program provides students with an overview of the immigration ...

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