Time for a natter?

Special program: 27 April – 3 July 2020 (Term 2 only)
90 minute program – $7.00 per student
Bookings essential, please call: 8207 7580.

Exploring the galleries of the Migration Museum and the current exhibition: British Migrants Instant Australians?, students use relevant sources to investigate the making of Australia as a nation using a range of  key inquiry questions of  that align with year 6 and year 10.

  • How did Australian society change throughout the twentieth century?
  • Who were the people who came to Australia and why did they come?
  • What contribution have significant individuals and groups made to the creation of Australia?
  • How did the nature of global conflict change during the twentieth century?
  • What were the consequences of World War II? How did these consequences shape the modern world?
  • How was Australian society affected by other significant global events and changes in this period?

After exploring the galleries and gaining an understanding of historical timelines, students will be invited to:

  • Have a (structured) natter over a cup of tea in the Chapel
  • Write a post card home using the Greetings from Migration Museum postcards reflecting on how life has changed since migrating to Australia.

Please download the British Migrants: Instant Australians? British Migrants-Before-During-After-Visit-Education pack education pack.

For information about South Australia’s multicultural story visit: https://migration.history.sa.gov.au/resource/south-australias-multicultural-story/

British Migrants Instant Australians curriculum links

Museums Victoria and the History Trust of South Australia wish to acknowledge that this exhibition was developed on the lands of the Boonwurrung and Woi Wurrung peoples and is shown on the lands of the Kaurna people. We recognise First People’s continuation of cultures and connections to Country, in the face of over two centuries of migration.

Exhibition dates: 22 February – 12 July 2020