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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.

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Three Weddings and A Cook to serve up a ceremony

Culture and culinary traditions will combine in a feast for the senses for Three Weddings and a Cook at the Migration Museum on Sunday 15 September. Read more about Three Weddings and A Cook to serve up a ceremony >

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Forget Father’s Day – what about Father’s Month!

Driving yourself nuts in the search for the perfect Father’s Day gift this year?  All at sea?  We’ve got it sorted.  From 2 - 28 September 2013 take dad to the National Motor Museum and the SA Maritime Museum for FREE!  Read more about Forget Father’s Day – what about Father’s Month! >

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National treasure on show at SA Maritime Museum

A ‘national treasure’, Arnold Colom’s Zee-atlas, will take pride of place in the South Australian Maritime Museum’s new exhibition First Voyages:  Exploring the Southern Coast from Wednesday 28 August. Read more about National treasure on show at SA Maritime Museum >

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Museum ‘ropes in’ maritime trades for tall ships event

Five tall ships will fill Port Adelaide’s Inner Harbor from 28 August to 1 September in what will be the biggest gathering of traditional sailing ships seen in the Port since 1988.  Read more about Museum ‘ropes in’ maritime trades for tall ships event >

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Refugees and Australia 1972-2012

How far would you go to save your children from war, violence, political upheaval or religious persecution? Read more about Refugees and Australia 1972-2012 >

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Sunburnt Country – Icons of Australian Motoring

The 1936 Leyland Badger was the trusted truck used by legendary mail man of the outback, Tom Kruse, to deliver mail and supplies on a fortnightly 500km trek along the Birdsville Track. Read more about Sunburnt Country – Icons of Australian Motoring >

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Crossing Country – John McDouall Stuart

Was John McDouall Stuart the greatest of Australian explorers?  In 1862, after three attempts, he finally succeeded in crossing the continent from sea to sea, and lived to tell the story.  An experienced bushman, he navigated his party on horseback through vast expanses of country unknown to Euro Read more about Crossing Country – John McDouall Stuart >

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Windjammers: The Last Grain Races

“There were English, Finns, Irishmen, Welshmen, Germans and a Canadian aboard; but the largest contingent was from Australia.  Their motive for making the trip was – adventure”, seafarer, Martin Tunstall,

Read more about Windjammers: The Last Grain Races >

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