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Raiders of the Lost Archives | State Library of SA | 17, 19 & 22 Jan 2017

[ January 17, 2017; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. January 19, 2017; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. January 22, 2017; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
Raiders of the Lost Archives | State Library of SA
Get a team together for this high-stakes curatorial adventure!
Raiders of the Lost Archives in the State Library of South Australia takes the escape room trend a step further with a richer cast of characters, a high energy challenge and the whole library as the game world.
Created […]

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FREE Entry for Kids to Curious Beasts: Animal Prints from Dürer to Goya | South Australian Museum | Jan – 5 Feb 2017

[ October 21, 2016 to February 5, 2017. ]
Looking for things to do these school holidays? The South Australian Museum are offering FREE entry for kids (under 5 years old) to their current exhibition Curious Beasts: Animal Prints from Dürer to Goya during the January holidays.
This is your last chance to see the beautiful and bizarre collection before it’s packed up and sent […]

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Minecraft at the Museum | 9 – 13 Jan 2017

[ January 9, 2017; January 10, 2017; January 11, 2017; January 12, 2017; January 13, 2017; ]
The Minecraft workshops are back by popular demand!
Over the course of an action-packed day, explore the Curious Beasts exhibition and discover how you can create your own curious creatures in Minecraft. Experienced facilitators from Hackerspace Adelaide will guide participants through a variety of activities and introduce them to basic coding techniques.

Tickets: Museum Members $60 per child […]

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National Trust Holiday Programs | Ayers House | 13, 17 & 25 Jan 2017

[ January 13, 2017; 10:30 am; January 17, 2017; 10:30 am; January 25, 2017; 10:30 am; ]
These two National Trust holiday programs both involve tours of the beautiful Ayers House Museum and interesting craft activities.

Shadow Play – Make your own shadow puppet theatre | 13, 17 & 25 Jan
For kids who love making things and putting on shows.

Ayers House Museum is a beautiful Victorian-era mansion located on North Terrace. From its gloomy basement to […]

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Curious Christmas at the South Australian Museum | 3 Dec 2016

[ December 3, 2016; ]
Curious Christmas at the South Australian Museum
Feeling Curious? Drop into the South Australian Museum to find out all about the Curious Beasts!
Want to step away from the bustle of Christmas preparations? Join in the fun at the South Australian Museum for free, drop-in craft activities in the Museum’s main foyer. Make a Christmas card using […]

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Neo – Art from Everything | 3 Dec 2016

[ December 3, 2016; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Neo – Art From Everything!
Join in this December at the final Neo for 2016 as the Art Gallery of South Australia creates art from everything!
Take a tour of the Gallery’s latest exhibition, Sappers & Shrapnel, which features works of art made from the detritus of war and contemporary art that revels in materiality and ingenuity.

Be inspired by […]

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Costume Exhibition | Ayers House | On now – 11 Dec | 2016

[ October 20, 2016 to December 11, 2016. ]
Ayers House – Costume Exhibition
Ayers House Museum is currently  welcoming families to view The Dress Maker Costume Exhibition. The exhibition features almost 50 costumes appearing over two floors of the beautiful Ayers House.  Hot on the heels of the hit Australian film, The Dressmaker, the National Trust in association with Film Art Media proudly presents […]

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Art Class for Kids | Migration Museum | 4 & 7 Oct 2016

[ October 4, 2016; 12:30 pm; October 7, 2016; 12:30 pm; ]
Get creative with the Migration Museum during School Holidays!
Join Mita Chakraborty, the Migration Museum’s Artist in Residence and new arrival to South Australia, for an art class for kids in the October School Holidays. The Museum will provide families with everything they need to participate in this class designed just for kids. The class will cater […]

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Fabulous Old Fire Engines | Willunga | 10 Sep 2016

[ September 10, 2016; ]
Celebrate our firefighting history!
Some of South Australia’s oldest fire engines and the Fire Chiefs 1950s Jaguar XK120 Roadster are coming to the Willunga Courthouse. There will be displays of Fire Service memorabilia, vintage weapons and old tools to see.

Entry is by gold coin. A sausage sizzle will be on hand to dispel your hunger.

The Willunga Courthouse […]

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Neo- teenLab | Art Gallery of South Australia | 7 Oct 2016

[ October 7, 2016; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Neo- teenLab
‘Neo’ is a new program for 13–17 year olds, proudly presented by The Balnaves Foundation.’Neo’ means new, youthful, fresh, lately and now. It suggests the spirit of the contemporary, so it is an ideal name for the Gallery’s program of activities and talks led by artists and art lovers just for teen audiences.
Teens can now […]

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South Australian Museum Open Day | 21 Aug 2016

[ August 21, 2016; ]
Come along to the Museum during National Science Week for your chance to see the South Australian Museum in a whole new light.
The museum is opening its doors and sharing treasures, stories and hands-on experiences inspired by their collections. Tour the Science Centre (usually closed to the public); meet the scientists and researchers; learn more about the treasures on […]

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Granny & Grandpa Skills-Fest | 28 Aug 2016

[ August 28, 2016; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Granny & Grandpa Skills-Fest: Sharing Tradition, Skills & Knowledge

Remember what you learnt in the kitchen with Yiayia? Or out in the garden with Nonno?

Join in at the Migration Museum to celebrate and share the heritage, culture, skills, knowledge and traditions of our elders – passing down what granny and grandpa know best. Shed, gardening, kitchen and […]

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What is Science? | Young Explorers | 8 – 19 Aug 2016

[ August 8, 2016 1:00 pm to August 19, 2016 1:00 pm. ]
You’re never too young to get to know the Museum! During National Science Week, the South Australian Museum is inviting children to come and explore what science is and why it’s so important. Discover why we have museums and how museums choose what goes in the galleries!
The Young explorers program is designed especially for children aged […]

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SA Museums Embrace Virtual and Augmented Reality | Jul 2016

Everyone is going Pokémon Go crazy in Adelaide and both the South Australian Maritime Museum and National Motor Museum are getting in on the act.
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MARITIME MUSEUM AUGMENTED REALITY APP
A new app created especially for The Art of Science: Baudin’s Voyagers 1800 -1804 exhibition at the South Australian Maritime Museum provides an extra special […]

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Bastille Day at the SA Maritime Museum | 14 Jul 2016

[ July 14, 2016; ]

Celebrate Bastille Day at the SA Maritime Museum with a special offer for French nationals

Make a date with the South Australian Maritime Museum on Thursday 14 July 2016 to celebrate Bastille Day. Embracing the Francophile in all of us, Adelaideans can experience the exquisite illustrations by French artists made during Nicolas Baudin’s exploration of Australia […]

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Persian Tirgan Festival | CultureSpace | 10 Jul 2016

[ July 10, 2016; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
CultureSpace – Persian Tigan Festival

Come to the Migration Museum on Sunday 10th July from 1 to 3pm to celebrate the Persian Tirgan Festival as part of the CultureSpace program of community celebrations. The event has been developed in partnership with the Persian Cultural Association of SA Inc. The Migration Museum is all about celebrating the diversity […]

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Fun and Fantasy | Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum | 17 – 24 Jul 2016

[ July 17, 2016; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. July 18, 2016; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. July 19, 2016; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. July 20, 2016; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. July 21, 2016; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. July 22, 2016; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. July 23, 2016; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. July 24, 2016; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
In this school holiday adventure, children and adults will discover merriment and make-believe in classic children’s books.
Head to the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum where, in every room, you will find our elves, fairies and minions, who will lead you through lots of hands-on activities, a delight for all. This is an exciting, hands-on display […]

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School Holiday Activities | South Australian Museum | Jul 2016

Have a whale of a time with the South Australian Museum July school holiday program!
SeaStar Rock | Wednesday 13 July
It’s a giant party when the SeaStar Rock team hit the stage! Kids will sing, dance and play games with the SeaStar Rockers as they help navigate sustainability of our oceans. This performance, delivered by LER Productions, brings […]

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Stinky Science | 11 – 22 Jul 2016

[ July 11, 2016 to July 22, 2016. ]

Join in as the producers of ‘Gory Stories from the Putrid Past’ present, yet another horrible holiday adventure…  In 1800, and with great fanfare, the ships Naturaliste and Geographe sailed from France on a grand voyage to map the southern continent. Along the way, Captain Baudin’s scientists collected hundreds of thousands of animal specimens that had […]

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Channel 9 Adelaide 1959 to now

Channel Nine Adelaide 1959 to Now Exhibition | 9 Apr – 19 Jun 2016

[ April 9, 2016 to June 19, 2016. ]

Come on a journey as Adelaide City Council takes you back to the beginnings of Channel 9 in South Australia in 1959. Reminisce at some of the iconic shows that went to air –Adelaide Tonight, The Channel Niners, Here’s Humphrey or the Country and Western Hour – and the personalities on our screens – Lionel Williams, […]

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CultureSpace: Mexican Fiesta | Migration Museum | 12 Jun 2016

[ June 12, 2016; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
What is CultureSpace at the Adelaide Migration Museum?
CultureSpace is an exploration of culture and community at the Migration Museum. You can drop in and experience the diverse and exciting cultures of the people who call South Australia home, and enjoy various activities and displays. Each month will celebrate the vibrancy of a different community group.
CultureSpace Mexican Fiesta
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Rail in War | National Railway Museum | 16 May – 13 Jun 2016

[ May 16, 2016 to June 13, 2016. ]
Come and see the significant part railways played in Australia’s war effort.
From the transport of war equipment, to troop trains transporting soldiers and nurses; railways played a significant part in Australia’s war effort. The National Railway Museum is hosting the Workshops Railway Museum travelling exhibition Railways 1914-18, which complements their latest exhibit South Australian Railways and the World […]

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A Fascinating Insight into First Aid Equipment and Much More | 25 & 29 May 2016

[ May 25, 2016; 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. May 29, 2016; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
St John Ambulance Australia Historical Society of SA invites you to a fascinating insight into first aid equipment and much more.
Much has changed since litters were the ambulances of the day.  See the Eve’s rocker, once used for resuscitation and an early heart-start machine, view the development of first aid treatments over the years, many […]

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War at Sea: The Navy in WWI | Unley | May – Aug 2016

Over 100 years ago Australia’s first submarine disappeared while on patrol near New Guinea.
This exhibition from the Australian National Maritime Museum, along with rare archival footage of the Navy during WWI, tells the story.  Fun activities for children include designing a war medal and creating a war ship disguise.
The exhibition will be held throughout May […]

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CultureSpace: Bhutanese | Migration Museum | 22 May 2016

[ May 22, 2016; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
Explore the Bhutanese culture and community at the Migration Museum.
An exploration of culture and community at the Migration Museum. Drop in and experience the diverse and exciting cultures of the people who call South Australia home. Enjoy various activities and displays. Each month will celebrate the vibrancy of a different community group.
Come to the Migration […]

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