Old Treasury Building and Victoria Square

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The Old Treasury Building facing Victoria Square is one the most significant historic places in Adelaide. Our guided school tours include some of the famous rooms in this fascinating building and a trip underground to the tunnels below where gold from the Victorian diggings was smelted and stored during the 1850s gold rush.  These tours are
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Willunga Schoolroom

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Mr Bassett’s Schoolroom is a school learning program that has been developed to support teaching of Year 3 History in an authentic heritage setting. The program focuses on continuity and change in the Australian experience of school over 150 years.  It has been designed to enable teachers and students to reflect on how
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Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum

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Teachers can choose from eight different modules based on the National Curriculum: History for Reception – Year 2. Volunteer guides lead groups through activities including wash day, old school room experience, agriculture, blacksmith Shop, local area development, family life, Post Office/Hotel and games. Three modules can be presented per museum visit. A self-guided walking tour of local
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Gawler Museum

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Two school programs are offered at the Gawler Museum in the ‘Old Telegraph Office’.  One is tuned to the Year 5 History curriculum. It’s hands on and includes Gawler’s local history of migration, discovery of mystery objects, MP3 guided trail through the museum, and the technology of daily  living, entertainment and communication. The second is aligned to Years 2 and
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Ayers House: Adelaide’s finest Victorian-era home

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Two new school programs are being offered at the magnificent mansion of Sir Henry Ayers on North Terrace.   The Daring and Dancing program caters for Year 5 students and investigates the dispositions and skills required for social success in the colonial era. Year Two students and above can also try the Spit and Polish program which focuses on the  experience of domestic
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