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Migration Museum

82 Kintore Ave, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8207 7570
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82 Kintore Ave, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

I was underwhelmed at the Migration museum. I am interested in migration to Adeide because of my family history. No informative staff on hand , one section roped off and except forr the small colonial display, not much to see in a large building. Adelaide...More

Thank car0leb66
Migration M, Manager at Migration Museum, responded to this review

Thankyou, Carole, for your visit and thoughtful review. We're very sorry you feel you weren't properly assisted on your visit. It sounds from your description that you weren't able to see all of our galleries, which cover migration to SA from the earliest days to...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017

One of the best and most memorable Adelaide museums; a must seem museum in Adelaide. Recommended for its permanent as well as seasonal collections.

Thank Michal R
Migration M, Manager at Migration Museum, responded to this review

Thankyou, Michal for your visit and very kind review, we're glad you enjoyed your time with us :-)

Reviewed 30 March 2017

I visited this museum after visiting the Adelaide markets. After enjoying the variety of ethnic foods at the markets, it was good to see how early and current immigrant Australians influence the community. There was also information about aboriginal tribes of the area and along...More

Thank Soccernerds
Migration M, Manager at Migration Museum, responded to this review

Thankyou, SN, for your visit and kind review, we're glad you enjoyed the good things Adelaide has to offer :-)

Reviewed 28 March 2017

A very good museum, not too large with some really interesting exhibits and information about immigrants from the early days up to the present time. Worth a visit.

Thank Martin H
Migration M, Manager at Migration Museum, responded to this review

Thankyou, Martin, for your visit and very kind review :-)

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

There are three parts to this museum. The first building used to house the asylum for people in the nineteenth century who were no longer able to care for themselves, the poverty stricken, orphans, and unwed mothers-to-be, and others with psychological problems, not immigrant families....More

Thank Annasus2016
Migration M, Manager at Migration Museum, responded to this review

Thankyou Anna for your visit and thoughtful review. We're sorry you feel Germanic culture is under-represented in our galleries, and apologise that you weren't better assisted by our staff. Please be assured there are numerous German/Austrian items and references in our galleries, including a toy...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

A small museum but it is free entry, this gives a fascinating insight into the history of migration into Australia over the recent centuries. If you visit on Sunday then there is a free guided tour at 1500 by a guide who is excellently passionate...More

Thank Peter H
Migration M, Manager at Migration Museum, responded to this review

Thankyou , Peter, for your visit, kind review, and recommendation of our Sunday 3pm tour :-)

Reviewed 13 March 2017

A really interesting and educational museum that covers the migration story for Australia from the beginning right up to now. Excellent presentation of artefacts and individual stories provide a vivid account of the lives of migrants from all over the world. It also covers the...More

Thank irg141
Migration M, Manager at Migration Museum, responded to this review

Thankyou, Irg, for your visit and kind review, we're glad you enjoyed our historic site :-)

Reviewed 7 March 2017

We found the museum really interesting both telling the history of migration into Australia and also the case studies of the people trying to settle in Australia in the present day. Well worth a visit when in Adelaide

Thank JR_Essex
Migration M, Manager at Migration Museum, responded to this review

Thankyou, JR, for your visit and kind review, we're glad you enjoyed our little museum :-)

Reviewed 28 February 2017

Caught the free tour at 3pm and then took another hour to browse the museum. Tour guide was very knowledgeable, used to working with school children and was very clear and animated in his delivery. Most interesting and really brought it to life with real...More

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Migration M, Manager at Migration Museum, responded to this review

Thankyou, June, for your visit and kind review, we're glad you enjoyed the museum.

Reviewed 22 February 2017

I found this quite an interesting museum. Most of the exhibitions require a lot of reading and some are very dated and need some updating but nevertheless I learnt a lot.

Thank travellingbuzz
Migration M, Manager at Migration Museum, responded to this review

Thankyou TB for your visit and thoughtful review. We are in the process of updating some of our galleries, so please do visit again :-) Best wishes

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