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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.

Download the latest releases and alerts below.

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

SA Maritime Museum welcomes 80,000th visitor

The South Australian Maritime Museum notched up a significant milestone today, welcoming its 80,000th visitor so far this financial year- an impressiv

Open House Adelaide springs forth - About Time we hear

Following its success in this year’s About Time: South Australia’s History Festival,

Read more about Open House Adelaide springs forth - About Time we hear >

Once Upon a Time: Stories of South Australian Childhood

Do you have a teddy bear, toy, photograph or other item important to your childhood? You're invited to show them off as part of an About Time: South Australia’s History Festival pop-up museum at the Drill Hall this Saturday 24 May. Read more about Once Upon a Time: Stories of South Australian Childhood >

Rough Medicine: Life & Death in the Age of Sail

ROUGH MEDICINE: Life & Death in the Age of Sail is a new exhibition opening at the South Australian Maritime Museum on F

About Time & Open House Adelaide launched

Last night saw the launch of one of the largest community events in the state: About Time: South Australia’s History Festival.  Officially launched by The Hon. Read more about About Time & Open House Adelaide launched >

About Time to grab a program packed full of events

May is the month for history in South Australia as the state once again looks forward to About Time: South Australia’s History Festival from 1 to 31 May 2014.

Rock up for a Rendezvous at Birdwood

Grab the brill creme or maybe back-comb that bee-hive as the Rock & Roll Rendezvous is fast approaching on Sunday 13 April at the National Motor Museum, Birdwood. Read more about Rock up for a Rendezvous at Birdwood >

Want to know about Adelaide’s history? There’s an app for that: adelaidia

If you’ve been wondering what lies beneath several layers of brown paper on North Terrace this week, then artist Peter Drew has just unveiled the answer. Read more about Want to know about Adelaide’s history? There’s an app for that: adelaidia >

The Bhutanese spread a little happiness at the Migration Museum

This week sees the start of an 8 week exhibition about the Bhutanese community of South Australia. Read more about The Bhutanese spread a little happiness at the Migration Museum >

About Time to register your building or event

Online registrations are now open for this year’s About Time: South Australia’s History Festival and Open House AdelaideAbout Time will run for the w Read more about About Time to register your building or event >

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