Migration Museum, Adelaide is one of the famous Tourist attractions in Adelaide. If you visit this famous museum you will come to know about the diverse culture of South Australia. This museum displays a lot of permanent exhibits bearing the immigration history of South Australia. Besides these you can also join different public programs held on the museum’s site.
Migration Museum, Adelaide not only preserves the history and cultural tradition of South Australia but also provides materials for the research works on the experiences and cultural traditions of immigrants. Moreover through these displays, the local people come to know more about the community’s past. This museum was established in 1983 and made open to the public in 1986. Being the first social history museum of immigration and settlement in Australia, it draws many foreign tourists. Migration Museum, Adelaide is a part of the History Trust of South Australia.
Migration Museum, Adelaide is one of the premier Historical museums in South Australia and that’s why near about 155,000 visitors throng to this place in a year. Another special feature of this museum is Settlement Square which proudly carries the history of the museum and the contribution of its founders. We come to know more about this museum from the main galleries which are fully computerized. The site where we see the present Migration Museum was once the Native School and then Adelaide’s Destitute Asylum. The section of the museum “Behind the Wall” carries the remnants of the native school. Besides this some other main galleries of Migration Museum are named as:
- Forum Gallery
- Memorial Wall
- Impact-an illustrated aboriginal history
- Reconciliation Plaque
- Immigration and Settlement
Some of the popular collections preserved in this museum include Lions Head, Lithunian Costume, Rosary, Allegiance Certificate, Devotional Card, Foundation stone with the initials V& ES engraved on it, Tinline Salver and Chinese Proclamation. Besides these the museum displays a number of unique pictorial collections. Do not miss the banner projects with the title name English, Indian, Vietnamese and Greek. These narrate the influence of different culture on the Adelaide’s aboriginal culture.
If you are interested to explore the history and traditional culture of Adelaide, then you are to visit Migration Museum in Adelaide.
Address of Migration Museum:
82 Kintore Avenue
Adelaide, SA 5000
So while you are in Adelaide Tours, reserve one day for visiting Migration Museum.
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