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Migration Museum, Adelaide

Migration Museum, Adelaide - entrance

The Migration Museum is a social history museum that focuses on the immigration and settlement history of South Australia. The museum aims to promote cultural diversity and multiculturalism.

Among the many historical objects and exhibits in the Migration Museum, Adelaide, the following are some highlights:

  • Colonel Light’s surveying chain
  • Charles Sturt’s paintbox
  • ‘White Australia’ Exhibits

To help you better appreciate the Migration Museum, Adelaide, the following guides will be helpful:

  • Historical Objects and Exhibits of the Migration Museum, Adelaide

Essential Facts:

  • Name:                       Migration Museum, Adelaide
  • Established:            1986
  • Type:                         Social history museum
  • Location:                  82 Kintore Ave, Adelaide
  • City:                           Adelaide


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