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Knowing the social history of Australia at Migration Museum

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The Migration Museum is one of the few places to understand and sink in the social history of Australia’s migration and settlement. The Migration museum strives to preserve its diverse culture. The museum aims to promote cultural diversity. The exhibit echoes out their stories of how they came to Australia and settled since 1836. A beautifully restored building with a catastrophic story to express, the Migration Museum is retained in what remains of Adelaide's Destitute Asylum, built last century to house South Australia's poor and exiled. Education programs for schools take place. Guided tours, advanced booking essential, with special packages are also available.

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The Migration Museum is one of its kind and is also the oldest in Australia. The migration museum began with the government’s initiation and now maintains both permanent and rotating exhibits. Most of the exhibits reveal the stories of cultural heritage of the settlers of Australia, a large proportion of which is made up of textile and documents.

Entry timing: Monday to Friday – 10 am to 5 pm. Saturday & Sunday- 1pm to 5 pm (Closed on Christmas and Good Friday)

Entry fees: Entry is free.

Address: The Migration Museum, 82 Kintore Avenue, Adelaide, SA, 5000

How to get here: Bus or Taxi. It is just down the hill along Kintore Ave from North Tce.

Contact information: (08) 8207 7580"

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