Organisations directory

View profiles of South Australian community museums and historical organisations. Search by keyword, organisation type, region or tagged topics to find places and collections of interest to you. Add your organisation to this directory by downloading and filling out the editable pdf form on your right and then email it back to us with the appropriate images. Or contact us for more information

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Walkerville Historical Society

The group aims to record, preserve and promote the local history of Walkerville districts, giving assistance to those researching family histories, and holds a speaker meeting every 3rd Wednesday of the month (except December and January).  The AGM is held in July at Walkerville Hall.
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Wend/Sorb Society of South Australia

Preserving the Wendish heritage of South Australia, members are descendents of the pioneering Wends who migrated to South Australia from 1848-1860.  Wends (also called Sorbs) are a Slavic people living in Lusatia, a region in south-eastern Germany. The society publishes a newsletter and holds regular functions.

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West Torrens Historical Society

The West Torrens Historical Society strives to generate interest in local history among residents of the area by holding open meetings during which guest speakers make presentations on a wide range of subjects. 

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Whyalla Family History Group

Founded in 1988, the Whyalla Family History Group Inc is a small group of people who meet once a month to assist members and others in researching their Family History and share information with other people and similar organisations. Read more about Whyalla Family History Group >
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Williamstown & Districts Historical Society

The society operates a history room in the Soldiers Memorial Hall housing a collection of archival material for Mount Crawford, Williamstown, Pewsey Vale, Barossa Goldfields and surrounding areas.  Read more about Williamstown & Districts Historical Society >

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Willunga Courthouse and Slate Museum

The Museum is an authentic Courtroom with displays, family and district history. Stables (at rear of Courthouse) house the Slate Museum telling of the discovery of slate and the industry that followed. Bassett Boys Schoolroom in St Lukes Street opened in 1862 is now a venue for school visits.

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Yorke Peninsula Family History Group

Established in 1978, the Yorke Peninsula Family History Group is the first branch of the South Australian Genealogy & Heraldry Society Inc. The group was formed at Kadina for the benefit of members living in the area, which because of the distance involved, could not attend the Society's meetings in Adelaide. Read more about Yorke Peninsula Family History Group >
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Yorketown Historical Society

Located in the old Courthouse Building on Edithburgh Road close to the town centre and its junction of five roads, the Yorketown Historic Society's collection of over 1000 photographs depicts early pioneering life in the area. The society has also mapped out a town walk.
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