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South Australian Museum

North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8207 7500
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The South Australian Museum is recognised as a global leader in Australian Aboriginal heritage and scientific research, based on its premier collections. It is one of the most highly visited museums in in the country and features several permanent galleries including the South Australian Biodiversity Gallery, Pacific Cultures Gallery, and the Australian Aboriginal Cultures Gallery.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A museum by name only! It offers very little value compared to others in Australia Kids thought it was boring and I thought it was a waste of time

Thank bruce a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Museum had improved since our last visit during which we had found it to have some superb exhibits. Good food at the coffee shop.

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used to take my kids there every second school holiday, not so much now as they are getting old. My kids love their school holiday activities and science week exhibitions. The permanent exhibition also great to look at.

Thank dengmelb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wandered into the museum after seeing that there was the Australian Geographic Nature Photography exhibition on (ending late September). The volunteers and staff were lovely and helpful, the exhibition beautiful (for just $10 a head!). The rest of the museum was free including a...More

Thank Lachy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wandered around this place for hours and loved every minute! Packed full of interesting artefacts and displays. A wonderful place to visit would highly recommend!

Thank AMY B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a quality museum. During my visit a natural photography exhibition was on which was lovely and added to the enjoyment of this museum.

Thank Nate M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coming from Canberra we have our fair share of museums, but I have to say this may be the best one in Aus! Lots of different exhibits and really varied a but still flows nicely. Lovely day out for kids and adults alike!

Thank sox_y_z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love museums and always visit in any new city. This Museum had little to offer in informative information. Nothing much on the early settlers of Adelaide. Most of the exhibits did not have any written information to explain the history?? It has a huge...More

Thank Vickychchbrett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You need time to visit it. The entry is free. Huge exhibition on the Aboriginal culture which is very interesting with artifacts, other exhibitions are available (animals, opals...).

Thank Rauwel V
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a great way to spend a rainy few hours and keep kids enthralled. From the dinosaur skeletons and others in the foyer through to the Egyptian Room, Primitive artifacts, Giant Squid and taxidermy animals from all around the world. it's got something for...More

Thank Inara D
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