A private viewing of our exhibition Terre Napoleon and join in the discussion as some of Australia's major scholars of French history unpack the fascinating story behind French exploration of our coastline.
Meet The Ghosts of Memory Cove in a highly interactive adventure that features dancers, actors, puppets, and a spectacular (and spooky) video projection, The Ghosts of Memory Cove is a wistful and magical re-telling of one of South Australia's most important sea-faring adventures.
First Voyages: Exploring the southern coast charts a history of exploration from the Greek geographer Ptolemy's ancient speculation about an unknown south land,Terra Australis Incognita,to the completion of the map of Australia.
Terre Napoleon presents a rare and beautiful collection of artworks capturing some of the first European views of South Australia. They were published in Paris in 1807 to document the fauna, flora, people and places encountered by Nicolas Baudin’s voyage of 1800 to 1804.
Nine ships, 546 people, on the journey of a lifetime. What was it like to leave your home for a new life on the other side of the world 175 years ago? Re-live this extraordinary journey, told in their own words from journals, letters and diaries and through the things they brought with them.