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Keep up-to-date with what’s happened, or about to happen with all things historical in SA.  Subscribe to our newsletters, social media and read our latest media releases below.

Our marketing team is happy to assist with information, images and expert comment on exhibitions, public programs and events at all of our venues – Migration Museum, National Motor Museum, South Australian Maritime Museum and the History Trust's various corporate activities.

As well as presenting world-class exhibition content, the History Trust hosts major events including South Australia’s History Festival, the Rock and Roll Rendezvous and Bay to Birdwood.  Our highly experienced curators can offer comment on various aspects of South Australian history as well as contemporary history-related issues. In addition to many other activities and online initiatives the History Trust stages a program of regular public lectures called Talking History - click here to view last year's program.

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For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact Kristy Rebbeck, Marketing, Communications & Partnerships Manager on 8203 9869 or 0403 017 676.

Exhibition launch to mark 400 years since Dutch landing

The South Australian Maritime Museum, sponsored by Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and supported by the Royal Geographical Society, will open a special exhibition, The Dutch Reconnaissance

Migration Museum calling for connections to Destitute Asylum

Were you or a family member born at Adelaide’s Destitute Asylum? The Migration Museum is looking for elderly people with a direct connection to this important South Australian site. 

SA Maritime Museum will fly flags at half-mast to mark explorer Nicolas Baudin’s death 213 years on

The South Australian Maritime Museum will honour notable explorer Nicolas Baudin’s death 213 years ago. Baudin died on 16 September 1803 and on Friday 16 September 2016 the Museum will fly both the Australian and French flags at half-mast. 

Dads and Carers for Free on Father’s Day

Celebrate Father’s Day with a trip to the National Motor Museum and the South Australian Maritime Museum. Read more about Dads and Carers for Free on Father’s Day >

Espionage on the high seas during Baudin’s Australian voyage 1800-1804

The South Australian Maritime Museum is offering guests the special opportunity to hear from two world renowned Baudin experts. This exciting event uncovers the spying tactics used during the voyage to Australia more than 215 years ago. 

New Artist in Residence for the Migration Museum

Mita Chakraborty is a self-taught visual artist and will be the new Artist in Residence at the Migration Museum as part of a 6 week program.

Migration Museum welcomes new arrivals to SA with social tour

Everyone who is new to South Australia, and would like to find out more about the history of this place and the people who already call this place home, is invited to join a Welcome to SA tour at the Migration Museum.  Read more about Migration Museum welcomes new arrivals to SA with social tour >

Learn some Granny and Grandpa skills!

Remember what you learnt in the kitchen with Yiayia? Or out in the garden with Nonno? On Sunday 28 August at the Migration Museum, you can have your chance to share and explore what Granny & Grandpa know best.

New appointments at History SA

Greg Mackie OAM, who commenced as CEO with History SA in late April, has announced the appointments of Mandy Paul as Director, Migration Museum and Allison Russell as Director, History Festival and Community Programs.  Read more about New appointments at History SA >

SA Museums embrace virtual and augmented reality

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.