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Established in 1986 and built on the site of the former Adelaide Destitute Asylum, the Migration Museum was the first museum dedicated to the social history of migration in Australia. The Museum works towards the preservation, understanding and...more
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82 Kintore Ave, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to see the social history of migration in South Australia. Lost of old photos and story's. Worth the time to visit

Thank Adelaide5250
Migration M, Manager at Migration Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou A for your generous review and for visiting :-)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to access from North Terrace. A wide range of fixed and periodic exhibits. Very friendly staff.

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Migration M, Manager at Migration Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou CB for your visit and kind review :-)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the couple of hours we spent here it was so interesting and informative. Loved it

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Migration M, Manager at Migration Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thankyou, T, for your visit and kind review :-) We're glad you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited this museum many times over the past few years to catch their latest exhibition, the main museum has a nice experience and is well laid out, and then the changing exhibits have proved to be an interesting insight into the history of...More

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Migration M, Manager at Migration Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thankyou Dave for your visit and generous review :-)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we entered the court yard we saw a statue of two people migrating. They were hoping for a better world. The original migration house still exists. It wasn’t easy to take a boat to Australia. There were storms, diseases They also had to leave...More

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Migration M, Manager at Migration Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thankyou Robby for your visit and kind review :-)

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Though this museum has been well documented, I detected a couple of omissions. My interest was piqued at the entrance to the museum reading several plaques heralding groups representative as migrants to South Australia and the nation. On further reading within the museum, it was...More

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Migration M, Manager at Migration Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thanks Toni for your visit and detailed review. Both the items you mentioned are indeed on the 20th century timeline in Gallery 5, and until very recently we had a lovely Czech costume on display. It has now gone back into storage to preserve it...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018

This is an extremely interesting place to learn about the various people who made Adelaide their home! If you are like me, one of those people, you may purchase a paver in the courtyard and have it inscribed. Our paver reflects my mother and I...More

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Migration M, Manager at Migration Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Thanks for your kind review and visit, Susi :-)

Reviewed 19 June 2018

We didn't know much about australian history so were keen to learn about the aboriginal community. This is a small museum, but still perfectly formed.

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Migration M, Manager at Migration Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Thankyou Mike for visiting and your very kind review :-)

Reviewed 1 May 2018

We spent quite some time at this museum. The historical content was extremely informative. Well placed in Adelaide

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Migration M, Manager at Migration Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thankyou M for your visit and kind review, we're glad you enjoyed your time with us. All the best :-)

Reviewed 25 April 2018

From the original occupants of the land to the current day migration trends, this museum wonderfully documents the arrival of various waves of people onto our shores, with particular focus on those making South Australia their home. Pictorials, descriptions, stories, exhibits and interactive displays all...More

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Migration M, Manager at Migration Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thankyou FK for your visit and generous review, we're glad you enjoyed your time here :-)

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Helen H
17 July 2018|
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Response from Migration M | Property representative |
Helen, it depends on what you're looking for. Our sister museum, the SA Maritime Museum, has many passenger lists, and you can search them - you'll need to google 'passengers in history' to find the website, as adding links... More
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