Past Events

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Call for papers for the Automotive Historians Australia Conference 2017

Workshop

Save the date for the second annual conference of Automotive Historians Australia: Automotive Heritage

Major Theme

Our Motoring Heritage

CALL FOR PAPERS IS NOW EXTENDED UNTIL JUNE 29TH. Download it below.

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Chrysler Heritage Tour

Guided Tour
Bookings are essential

Sunday 21 May meet 9:45am for 10am departure. Finishes around 3:30pm.

Join us for a bus tour of TJ Richards, Chrysler Australia and later Mitsubishi Motors historical sites in the greater Adelaide area.

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Adelaide CBD Motoring History Walking Tour

Guided Tour

Sunday 7 May 10am to around 12pm.

Join a walking tour of inner city Adelaide and find out about the early motoring shops, and a focus on Vivian Lewis, FT Hack, Duncan and Fraser.

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The Holden Collection: Curator's Tour

Guided Tour

Friday 5th May 2pm Friday 12th May 2pm Friday 19th May 2pm Friday 26th May 2pm

Join the National Motor Museum's curator, Matthew Lombard, on a special tour of the Holden vehicles in the collection.

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Bush Mechanics: the Exhibition - Curator's Tour

Guided Tour

Friday May 5th 11am Friday May 12th 11am Friday May 19th 11am Friday May 26th 11am

Bush Mechanics is the Museum's newest exhibition, open from mid-April 2017.

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Uncovered: the Lost Tools of Henry Hoke

Exhibition

Monday May 1st to Wednesday May 31st daily 10 am to 5 pm.

The new exhibition showcases some of Henry Hoke's most brilliant inventions - including his revolutionary Clockwork Propulsion Vehicle.

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GooRoo Animation Claymation

Workshop
Bookings are essential

Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 April 2017, 12-4pm

Have you ever wondered how animators bring blobs of plasticine to life? 

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Club Space

Temporary exhibition
Bookings are required for groups

19 March to 17 June 2017

To celebrate the achievements of Frank Johns and early Adelaide Japanese motorcycle importers, the Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club has an exhibition of iconic Japanese motorcycles. 

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Small Ford Show

Special event

10 am to 3 pm, Sunday 26 February

Small Ford Show

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Last Cab to Darwin - outdoor cinema

Special event
Bookings are essential

Last Cab to Darwin - outdoor screening

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