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All in the Bag: Make matchbox luggage


For kids who love history and making tiny things!

Find out what Henry and Anne Ayers brought from England when they migrated to South Australia in 1840. Explore Ayers House Museum looking at the trunks and luggage used long ago. Help open an inlaid gown box, see the 19th century laptop and discover the best way to transport pianos on sailing ships. After the tour make a matchbox travelling trunk and fill it up with tiny provisions.


Friday 13 January

Tuesday 17 January

Wednesday 25 January

Program runs from 10:30am-12:00pm


Ayers House Museum
288 North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000

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