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Adelaide Tours – In The Steps of Stella Bowen

sa 13 May 0019
What’s the link between quiet 1890s North Adelaide and the radical world of 1920s European art and literature? Meet Stella Bowen. One of Australia’s great war artists, Bowen was a remarkable South Australian who abandoned the home she dismissed as a “queer little backwater of intellectual timidity” at the age
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Pirate Day at Polly Woodside (2019)

vic 5 Feb 2017 - 1 Dec 2019
Next Pirate Day – Sunday 5 May (FREE for kids) Bring along your scallywags and buccaneers and join us at Polly Woodside for a day of adventures. There are a variety of activities throughout the day including treasure hunts, scrubbing the decks, pirate games and arts and craft. Join our
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The Whiteley at 20

nsw 2 Apr 2019 - 5 May 2019
The Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship was established by Ms Beryl Whiteley (1917-2010) who generously allocated funds for the scholarship in memory of her son, Brett Whiteley, to provide young painters the opportunity to travel to Paris and explore Europe in order to develop their artistic practice.  Since its inception
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Save the Date: Australian Heritage Festival 2019

qld 18 Apr 2019 - 19 May 2019
Are you ready to celebrate Australian heritage for another year? Then we are excited to welcome you to the 2019 Australian Heritage Festival!
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Stories behind the Death Masks

vic 20 Apr 2019 - 18 May 2019
The Old Melbourne Gaol has one of the largest collections of Death Masks in the world, extending from the 1850’s to 1900. Each one tells a diverse story of crime, a life lost and the hardships of the 19th century. We invite you to join a tour with one of
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Burra Heritage Passport

sa 18 Apr 2019 - 17 May 2019
Burra Visitor Centre & Burra Branch. Burra Heritage Passport Unlock the secrets of Burra’s heritage with our unique Passport Key. Cost: Adult $30, Concession $25, Member $20, Child free (if accompanied by an adult) Throughout the Festival: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat & Sun 10am-4pm
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Digital History – #loveyourlocalheritage

sa 18 Apr 2019 - 19 May 2019
Win a great prize, just by sharing what you love about your local heritage? What’s not to love about that? Let us know why you think heritage matters, and add your voice to the growing chorus of people who stand up for their local heritage. Book now
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Farm Shed Museum – Bringing History to Life

sa 18 Apr 2019 - 17 May 2019
Something for Everyone! The Farm Shed Museum brings together some of the fascinating developments and practices of dryland farming. Exhibits include Matta House, Vintage Tractors and Vehicles, Her Side of the Story and a collection of farming and mining displays. Time: Throughout the Festival: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm; Sat & Sun 10am-4pm
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Riversdale: Georgian Glass Travelling Exhibition

nsw 3 Mar 2019 - 25 Apr 2019
Old Government House played host to a beautiful celebration of the 40 pieces from the Havelberg–Smith collection of Georgian era glass bequeathed to the National Trust (NSW) in 2018. This year, the collection will travel to National Trust properties throughout the state in 2019.
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Old Favourites – An homage to all things cherished

nsw 20 Mar 2019 - 12 May 2019
With Old Favourites Artists of the Round Yard Inc. bring you a few pieces each that have been kept safe and sound.
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Whyalla Branch – Ellison Museum of Radio & Magnetic

sa 18 Apr 2019 - 17 May 2019
Ellison Museum of Radio & Magnetic Recording. Pop-Up Exhibition of Vintage Magnetic Recording Equipment. A pop-up exhibition in the Telecommunications Museum of vintage magnetic recording equipment including wire recorders and a range of disc and tape-based recorders, many of which were manufactured in Australia in the 1940-50s Cost: Adult $5,
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Renmark Branch – Discovering Renmark’s History

sa 18 Apr 2019 - 16 May 2019
Charles Chaffey’s log cabin style homestead is the hub of a complex of four museum buildings, with outside displays and orchards. Follow the development of Renmark, from establishment of the irrigation colony to later businesses. Many collection items will take you down memory lane or show you the past. Time:
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Ardrossan Museum – The Changing Face of Ardrossan

sa 18 Apr 2019 - 19 May 2019
Ardrossan is a popular destination for holiday makers. Even in 1909, the SS *Kooringa* made return trips twice weekly from Adelaide. The Ardrossan visited then would have been quite different. How has it changed? We will endeavour to trace the changes time has made on some of the original buildings.
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Whyalla Branch -Unearthing Whyalla’s History.

sa 19 Apr 2019 - 31 May 2019
Discover Whyalla’s history from 1901 to 2019 through a free pop-up display (fees apply for Museum entry). Exhibition features Whyalla’s unique social, industrial and civic history. Celebrate Mother’s Day at our annual Open Day (gold coin donation for adults) with Devonshire teas, entertainment and activities for the whole family! Cost:
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Moonta Branch – Must See Moonta

sa 18 Apr 2019 - 25 May 2019
Known as Australia’s “Little Cornwall” visiting Moonta is a fascinating journey back into the mining history and heritage of the area. Explore the Moonta Museum, ride the tourist train, see road trams, and visit the old fashioned sweet shop, miner’s cottage and garden, heritage mining sites and School of Mines.
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Digital History – #whatsbehindthedoor

sa 18 Apr 2019 - 19 May 2019
From the imposing to the mundane, doors can let us in or keep us out. Do you feel curious about what goes on behind some of the doors in your part of the world? Let you imagination loose this May, and send us your favourite door to win great prizes.
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Dundullimal Homestead: Our Voices, Our Future! The Schools Reconciliation Challenge Regional Tour

nsw 16 Apr 2019 - 18 May 2019
This year’s theme is Our Voices, Our Future! Our Voices, Our Future is about celebrating the voices of young people and empowering students to recognise that their voices matter. Young people are our future and every young person has a unique and important role to play in contributing their voices
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Lindesay Open House Tours

nsw 16 Jan 2019 - 15 May 2019
Tickets are available at the door for the Open House Tours at 10am, 11am and 12 noon. Cost: National Trust Members – free Friends – $10   Join us for a morning or afternoon tea on the first Wednesday of each month only. Tours run from 10am to 3pm on
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Archaeology Open Day

wa 24 Apr 2019
Archaeology students from the University of Western Australia have been working with the National Trust to investigate parts of Perth’s oldest burial ground to help us better understand its layout and use over time. Come along to the free open day to see first-hand what they have been doing. Talk to
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Grandparents Day at Old Tuggeranong Schoolhouse

act 24 Apr 2019
Looking after the grandchildren or other little ones during the school holidays?  The Old Tuggeranong Schoolhouse Museum is having a special day for you during the Heritage Festival! The National Trust (ACT) and Elizabeth Burness invite you to visit this unique house museum in Canberra.  Join in ‘class’ with Miss
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Australian Heritage Festival: Como’s Women

vic 20 Apr 2019 - 19 May 2019
Wednesdays – 2.00pm Saturday and Sunday – 11.00am, 12.30pm, and 2.00pm From the Mistress to the Cook, these women’s stories are a fascinating window to a golden age in Melbourne society in both the 19th and 20th centuries. Come with us as we explore the house that has a multitude
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