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 Museum: explore school life, games, chores.

Ayers House: home life comparing the life of a child of a servant or the child of person who owned the house.

Explore connections between the past and the present, family life, home life and memories.

This program addresses Australian Curriculum outcomes:

  • Personal and Family Histories
  • Present and past family Life
  • The past in the present

Year R – 4

Please note

Joint program is offered is each term on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays only.

Migration Museum: $7.00/Equity price $4.00 per student

Ayers House: $8.00 per student

Bookings are essential,  please call 8207 7580


The History Trust of South Australia’s Migration Museum is committed to keeping our visitors, our people and our volunteers safe.

As corona virus restrictions begin to ease the full range of programs listed here may not be available as we take steps help keep you and other  visitors COVIDSafe. Please continue to contact us with education inquiries and stay in touch to find out about our digital education programs as they develop.