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Barossa
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Knuckle Bones to Techno

Tucked away in the Valley of Eden is a small chapel built in 1928, and during the History Festival, this unique building will host an intriguing...
When: Every Fri, Sat & Sun in May, 10am-3pm
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By donation
Adelaide City
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Jack and the Beanstalk at Ayers House Museum

Tour a nineteenth-century mansion looking for story clues. Then go up to the nursery and hear a traditional English tale of cunning and courage...
When: Sat 1 May, 10.30am (approx. 75 mins)
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Adult: $15.00 Concession: $13.00 Member: $10.00 Child: $8.00 Family: $25.00
Adelaide South
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Glenelg Air-Raid Shelter Open Day

Explore the Glenelg Air-Raid Shelter! Built in 1942 as part of Adelaide's wartime communication network, the shelter now houses a display of...
When: Sun 16 May, 1-3pm
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By donation
Adelaide West
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Labour of Love Pasteup Artworks

The Workers Memorial is an iconic feature of Port Adelaide. Over the last 100 years, the memorial has honoured 136 people who devoted...
When: 1-30 May
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Free
Riverland
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Loxton Historical Village: A Treasure Trove of Memories

Experience what life was like in the early days of Loxton, Mallee and surrounding Riverland area. See over 45 exhibits, including original and...
When: Throughout May: Tue-Sun 10am-4pm (can open for groups on Mondays by arrangement)
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Adults: $12 Concession: $10 Family: $30 Child: $6 Group (15 or more): $8 per person Member: Free
Adelaide West
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Guided Tours of St Bede's Church, Semaphore (1879 Building)

St Bede's Church opened in April 1879, less than a year after a committee was formed to raise the funds, buy the land, and build the church.
When: Sun 16 May 16, 11am-4pm. Guided tours: Every hour between 11am and 3pm (approx. 30 mins)
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Free
Fleurieu Peninsula
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Using a Steam Traction Engine to Clear the Milang Scrublands for Farming

Come to the Port Milang Museum and see displays depicting Milang’s early fishing and boat building industry, and the role agriculture played...
When: Sat 15 May, 10am-4pm & Sun 16 May, 10am-2pm
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Per Person: Gold coin donation
Riverland
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Greetings From...The Power of Souvenirs

Greetings From... celebrates the power of souvenirs, from the poignant to the marvellously kitsch and eccentric. Souvenirs are often seen as...
When: Opening event: Sun 2 May, 2pm, Throughout May: Mon to Fri 10.30am-2.30pm; Sat 10am-1pm
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By donation
Murray River, Lakes & Coorong
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Round House Revamp!

The Round House is offering free guided tours to History Festival patrons, showcasing the exciting changes being made as part of the revitalisation...
When: Every Sat & Sun in May, 11am-3pm
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Free
Adelaide City
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SANFL Football History Tour at Adelaide Oval

Join us at the iconic Adelaide Oval to view the largest collection of Magarey Medals ever assembled, as well as historic honour boards and SANFL...
When: (BOOKED OUT - JOIN WAITLIST) Thu 20 May, 1pm (approx. 60 mins). The tour will start 1pm sharp, please arrive by 12.50pm
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Riverland
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Loxton's History Sure Ain't Boring

Join us for a night where four selected residents with a story to tell are invited to speak for twenty minutes each on a selected topic of interest...
When: Tue 4 May, 7pm for a 7.30pm start
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Adult: $5.00 Child: $2.00 Concession: $2.00
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