HISTORY FESTIVAL – tours at the Migration Museum

Discover Adelaide’s Destitute Asylum
Sunday 28 & Monday 29 April, 11am-12pm & 3-4pm
and Sunday 12 May, 11am-12pm & 3-4pm
Bookings essential. Cost: $10 per person

At its height, Adelaide’s Destitute Asylum consisted of over forty buildings housing the elderly and infirm, unmarried mothers, people with disabilities, orphaned or deserted children and girls with criminal convictions. Today, only a few buildings remain. Join curators on a tour of the site and hear some of its stories. Bookings via Eventbrite

Greetings from…The Power of Souvenirs: A Curators’ Tour
Friday 3 May, 11am-12pm
Bookings essential. Cost: $10 per person

Celebrate the power of souvenirs with a guided tour of Greetings from… by exhibition curators. Hear behind the-scenes tales from the making of this exhibition and learn why souvenirs are so important in memory making and our relationship with people and places. Bookings via Eventbrite

International Museum Day: Greetings from…The Power of Souvenirs
Friday 17 May, 11am-12pm
Bookings essential. Cost: $10 per person

For International Museum Day celebrate the power of souvenirs with a guided tour of Greetings from… by exhibition curators. Hear behind-the-scenes tales from the making of this exhibition and learn why souvenirs are so important in memory-making and our relationship with people and places. Bookings via Eventbrite

Fallout: The Human Impact of Scientific Discovery
Saturday 18 May, 2-3pm
Bookings essential. Cost: $10 per person

Explore the galleries and discuss how the understanding and misunderstanding of scientific truths has influenced society throughout the modern world, with a focus on South Australia. Examine questions including: what have we learned and what are we ignoring? Families welcome! Children 15 years and under are free. Bookings via Eventbrite

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