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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
Come […]

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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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Family Fun Fair | National Railway Museum | 21 – 24 Jul 2016

[ July 21, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. July 22, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. July 23, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. July 24, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Family Fun Fair at the National Railway Museum.
Lots of children’s entertainment, music, singing and dancing, street theatre, Aussie Wildlife tent and face painting. Plenty of catering and BBQ for food and drink.
Three separate train rides – all rides included in the admission fee. Steam trains Peronne, and little green steam train Bill and also the Redhen railcars will […]

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Steampunk Festival | National Railway Museum | 17 & 18 Sep 2016

[ September 17, 2016; 10:00 am to 9:00 pm. September 18, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. ]
Steampunk Festival ‘16!
Head to the National Railway Museum for two days of great fun at the Steampunk Festival. There will be a mixture of antique dress up, weird science, live music, merchant stalls and artists exhibitions. There will be plenty of food and drink available and lots of photo opportunities. Best dressed competition, prizes and more!
Steam train Bill, […]

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Shields: power and protection in Aboriginal Australia | South Australian Museum | May 2016

[ March 24, 2016 to May 22, 2016. ]
Come on a journey with Jack Buckskin, Kaurna and Narrunga man, and discover the power of Aboriginal shields as symbols of cultural survival, regeneration and continuity.
The South Australian Museum’s exhibition Shields: Power and protection in Aboriginal Australia is a fascinating exploration of the role of shields in Aboriginal culture and history. Shields are not only […]

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History Day | Adelaide Gaol | 22 May 2016


Get a taste of history at the Adelaide Gaol.
The Adelaide Gaol will be hosting it’s Annual History Day with a slight twist! Prepare for history to be recreated as you wander through one of the oldest public buildings in Adelaide. The Gaol will be full of people dressed in period costume to recreate 175 years ago […]

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The Air Outside | Z Ward Glenside | 15 May 2016

[ May 15, 2016; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
This two hour self-guided tour reflects upon the history of Z Ward’s architect, Edward John Woods but goes beyond his role as Architect-In-Chief and explores other passions in his life.
Along the tour you will collect clues that will lead you to the day room and to creating your own piece of art and relax for […]

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Finger Puppet Fun | SA Migration Museum | 23 & 30 Apr 2016

[ April 23, 2016; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. April 30, 2016; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
Visit the Migration Museum between 1:30pm and 3:30pm on Saturday 23 and 30 April to have a go at making Russian finger puppets.
Explore the exhibition ‘Russians In South Australia’ on display in the Museum’s Forum Gallery. Then visit the Learning Space to listen to audio clips of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra’s rendition of Petrushka, a famous […]

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Polskie Kwiaty | Polish Flowers | Migration Museum | 10 Apr 2016

[ April 10, 2016; 1:30 pm; ]
Head to the Migration Museum on Sunday 10th April to experience the rich and diverse culture of the Polish community in South Australia.
Enjoy showcases of Polish culture including a performance by Polish Choir, Cantores and a costume display.

All of the Polish Community and Australian friends are invited to celebrate at the Museum. Among the guests […]

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Museum Bites: Tasty Tacos | 4 Mar 2016

[ March 4, 2016; 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
Family cooking workshops at the Migration Museum
Join in on the first Friday of each month to explore South Australia’s cultural diversity through food. Discover the exciting flavours, textures and colours of the foods that represent the many diverse communities in SA.
The Mexican Community in South Australia is small, but vibrant. Join members of the Community at […]

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Harmony Day in The City | 20 Mar 2016

[ March 20, 2016; 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ]
Join in and celebrate Australia’s cultural diversity and learn more about the amazing world we live in at Harmony Day in the City.
Harmony Day in the City is a free fun event for the whole family. There will be loads happening including cooking demonstrations, music, dance and talks by people from difference cultural backgrounds.
Delicious food […]

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START | Art Gallery of SA | 3 Jan 2016

[ January 3, 2016; 11:00 am; ]

START at the Gallery and START Art Club are presented free thanks to the Balnaves Foundation

START at the Gallery offers an exciting introduction to visual art for children and families. Held on the first Sunday of every month, START is free and includes art activities, tours, live performance and entertainment.

START is recommended for children aged 5–10 years […]

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Upcycled Food Gardens | Migration Museum | 5 Dec 2015

[ December 5, 2015; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
‘Losing the Plot’ at the Migration Museum!
Join the Migration Museum on Saturday 5 December to celebrate their exhibition ‘Losing the plot: food gardening in South Australia’ as they hold a workshop about using the contents of your recycling bin to create fun, innovative upcycled mini gardens.  Learn how to make fairy herb pots from glass jars, dinosaur lettuce gardens from milk […]

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Modelling with Clay | migration museum | 17 October 2015

[ October 17, 2015; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. ]

Visit the Migration Museum on Saturday 17 October to meet Christina Gollan, a ceramicist with Ngarrindjeri heritage, and watch her in action. Check out Near Horizons, an exhibition part of Tarnanthi Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art, featuring work by four South Australian artists

Get a glimpse of how Christina works and models […]

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Turkish Community Festival | 18 Oct 2015

[ October 18, 2015; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Join the Turkish Community in South Australia to celebrate their rich culture, history and heritage at the Migration Museum.
On Sunday 18 October head to the museum and experience the dance, music and food of the Turkish Community. Participate in various hands-on activities for the whole family.

-Enjoy live performances including belly dancing, folk dancing and Turkish […]

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Dads go free on Father’s Day | National Motor Museum | 6 Sep 2015

[ September 6, 2015; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
Every year families everywhere face the difficult task of deciding what to get their ‘old man’ for Father’s Day and Dads are left with a flood of socks and jocks, barbecue aprons and chocolate coated cashews!
To make up for this, the National Motor Museum is inviting all dads to celebrate their day enjoying a trip […]

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SALA event | Bring the Baby Art Tour with Sera Waters | 21 Aug 2015

[ August 21, 2015; 10:00 am to 11:30 am. ]

If you are wanting to enjoy some of the amazing exhibitions that SALA has to offer this month, but are worried about taking your baby to an art gallery this is for you!

Yes! Babies are welcome at this special tour to baby-friendly galleries and venues around the city.

The ‘bring the baby art tour’ is free […]

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Adelaide Gaol | Step Back in Time

The Adelaide Gaol is one of the oldest remaining colonial public buildings in Adelaide and is the site of some of the State’s more interesting past. Open for business from 1841 to 1988, the Gaol was one of Australia’s longest continuously operational prison facilities.

Over those gruelling 147 years, the Gaol housed some of the state’s […]

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