Present-day Australia is a country based on immigration. This fascinating and unmissable museum tells the stories of the migrants who came from all over the world to make South Australia their home - where did they come from, why, and how did they get here? There's information on over 100 nationalities in their database, along with poignant personal stories displayed to full effect including some hands-on displays.
Paying respect to the indigenous people of the country, there are also displays of Pre-European Australia and the impact that immigration has had on Indigenous people. Through its education service, the museum actively works to teach about cultural diversity and tolerance.
Dennis was a super guide
I absolutely thoroughly enjoyed my morning tour of Adelaide City highlights, our coach driver, Dave was very funny, entertaining and knowledgeable. My most favourite section of the morning was a visit to the Haigh's chocolate factory.
I convinced my 18 year old daughter that we should see more than the One-Day Cricket match and shops, and we weren't disappointed. Very easy going and relaxed tour that gave us a chance to see and become familiar with Adelaide. The visit to Light's Tower and Glenelg were the highlights. Our driver (and guide) was very knowledgeable and eager to share this. Highly recommended.
Catch bus 241, 248, or 99C to the museum which is next to the University of Adelaide. Admission is free but they do ask for donations to support their ongoing program.