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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.

New online tools to steer passengers around history

Ever wondered what ship your ancestors boarded to make it to South Australia? Ever imagined what Port Adelaide was really like back in the early days of settlement?


The Australian National Maritime Museum is looking for volunteers to act as guides and shipkeepers when the full-scale replica of Captain Cook’s ship Endeavour

Freedom explored through photographs at Migration Museum

What does it mean to lose your freedom? And then find it in another place?


Living in Port - there's an app for that...

“Living in Port” is the South Australian Maritime Museum’s exciting new FREE walking tour App that explores historic precincts in Port Adelaide.

Climate Century - Our Port 100 years from now...

World wars defined the 20th century. The impact of climate change may well be the defining phenomenon of this one.

  Read more about Climate Century - Our Port 100 years from now... >

National Motor Museum turns 50! 2nd Release

The National Motor Museum in Birdwood, South Australia reaches a significant milestone later this month when it commemorates its 50th anniversary.

  Read more about National Motor Museum turns 50! 2nd Release >

History Festival 2016 Registrations Open

South Australia’s History Festival 2016 will run for the entire month of May and hundreds of events will be on offer. Online registration opened today and all systems are go at History SA to start compiling next year’s program.

National Motor Museum turns 50

National Motor Museum Turns 50

The National Motor Museum in Birdwood holds a special place in the hearts of many Australians. This November it turns 50 and the Museum is inviting all its supporters to celebrate this milestone anniversary.

Near Horizons

Migration Museum presents contemporary Aboriginal art exhibition as part of Tarnanthi Festival… Read more about Near Horizons >

Losing the Plot: food gardening in South Australia

Losing the Plot: Food Gardening in South Australia is a new exhibition opening at the Migration Museum on Saturday 12 September which explores food growing across time and across South Australia. Read more about Losing the Plot: food gardening in South Australia >