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Our marketing team is happy to assist with information, images and expert comment on exhibitions, public programs and events at all of our venues – Migration Museum, National Motor Museum, South Australian Maritime Museum and the History Trust's various corporate activities.

As well as presenting world-class exhibition content, the History Trust hosts major events including South Australia’s History Festival, the Rock and Roll Rendezvous and Bay to Birdwood.  Our highly experienced curators can offer comment on various aspects of South Australian history as well as contemporary history-related issues. In addition to many other activities and online initiatives the History Trust stages a program of regular public lectures called Talking History - click here to view last year's program.

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For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact Kristy Rebbeck, Marketing, Communications & Partnerships Manager on 8203 9869 or 0403 017 676.

Stand-up comedy at the Migration Museum

Do you want to see something different at this year’s Fringe Festival? Every Friday night of the Adelaide Fringe the Migration Museum is hosting two shows, Celebrating cultural diversity in comedy and local comedian Loc Tran presents Loc & Lol: no need to call the police. Read more about Stand-up comedy at the Migration Museum >

Celebrate all Australians this Australia Day at the Migration Museum

 

Celebrate all Australians this Australia Day at the Migration Museum

Major Funding announcement for Bush Mechanics exhibition

The History Trust of South Australia, through the National Motor Museum, has recently been awarded significant funding of $300,000 through the Australian Government’s Visions of Australia regional touring program to develop and present a national touring exhibition that explores the popular early Read more about Major Funding announcement for Bush Mechanics exhibition >

Australia Day Eve Outdoor Screening of an Australian Classic

Back by popular demand! The National Motor Museum is pleased to present another Outdoor Cinema screening of one the best feel good Aussie comedies of recent years, Last Cab to Darwin. Read more about Australia Day Eve Outdoor Screening of an Australian Classic >

Sharing the Road – Tour Down Under meets the Bay to Birdwood

When the Tour Down Under passes through Birdwood at around midday on Friday 20 January the riders will be welcomed by a guard of honour of up to 150 vintage, veteran and classic vehicles. Read more about Sharing the Road – Tour Down Under meets the Bay to Birdwood >

Visitors invited to celebrate SA Maritime Museum’s 30th birthday with sparkling and cake

The South Australian Maritime Museum celebrates its anniversary this weekend, marking 30 years since it opened in 1986 as a new state museum in a precious collection of refurbished heritage buildings. Read more about Visitors invited to celebrate SA Maritime Museum’s 30th birthday with sparkling and cake >

National Motor Museum featuring in the Adelaide Motorsport Festival this weekend

The Classic Adelaide Rally returns this weekend and the National Motor Museum is an official stop. Read more about National Motor Museum featuring in the Adelaide Motorsport Festival this weekend >

Now is your chance to register an event for the 2017 History Festival in May.

Do you have a South Australian story to share? Now is your chance to register an event for the 2017 History Festival in May. Read more about Now is your chance to register an event for the 2017 History Festival in May. >

Chasing Baudin: French researchers educating France about their neglected navigator

Chronometer no 31 takes pride of place in The Art of Science: Baudin’s Voyagers 1800-1804 exhibition at the South Australian Maritime Museum.

Unwanted Australians – at the Migration Museum

The Migration Museum is holding a panel discussion ‘Unwanted Australians’ which will examine what it meant to be ‘unwanted’ in post-WWII Australia; the often severe consequences for individuals, their families and communities; and the contemporary paralle Read more about Unwanted Australians – at the Migration Museum >

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