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.

Using the galleries, Museum Officers will explore the hows and why of people movement to Australia. Topics covered include:

  • The influence of the Industrial Revolution on the movement of peoples throughout the world, including convict transportation
  • Experiences of convicts and free settlers upon their departure, their journey abroad, and their reactions on arrival
  • Changes in the way of life of people who moved to Australia and describing the impact of this group on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

This flexible program can be modified to suit the needs of each individual class and learning focus. 60 or 90 minute program available, please negotiate at the time of booking.

Terms 1, 2, 3 and 4

Year 9


90 minute program: $7.00/ equity $3.00
60 minute program: $5.00/ $2.00
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.