Speciality Museums in Adelaide

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Speciality Museums in Adelaide

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  • K72
    Melbourne, Australia3,006 contributions
    Small gallery showcasing Indigenous artwork. Nice gift shop and cafe. Gallery is quite small but nicely set out. At end of Grenfell Street.
    Written 15 January 2022
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  • Karen D
    Toodyay, Australia152 contributions
    Well worth the visit, spent an hour wandering and reading - no photos, for me a book with all the information would be great as I personally like to re-look at things later.
    Written 6 January 2024
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  • MrDavetheSarks
    Melbourne, Australia20,220 contributions
    All about how plants and the economy interact. Very interesting seeing the categories in which various fruit belong, and some were quite surprising. Free to enter as well.
    Written 9 April 2020
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  • Robert D
    Brooklyn, New York2,718 contributions
    I booked a visit to the Adelaide Holocaust Museum. Andrew Steiner, a Holocaust survivor, was one of the founders of the museum. He invited me to watch a presentation he was giving to a school group. I found it very interesting and it was also very nice to speak to this 90-year-old artist. You can see him at the far right of the photo I attached. I believe very strongly that we must educate people about the Holocaust so that something like it never happens again. The museum does a good job of presenting the story of the Holocaust and includes the stories of the Holocaust survivors who founded the museum. That adds a personal touch to the exhibits.
    Written 28 November 2023
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  • EndlessTravels
    Greater Melbourne, Australia35,483 contributions
    One of those hidden gems that are so worth visiting. Only open on Tuesdays but well worth the trouble
    Written 20 October 2019
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  • Derekuz23
    Adelaide, Australia77 contributions
    I was given a guided tour of the Museum, which tells the story of the work of St John Ambulance in South Australia.
    Written 12 June 2019
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  • donpuck
    Adelaide, Australia682 contributions
    The Adelaide Masonic Museum, is situated at 254 North Terrace, Adelaide.
    It is an imposing building, with iconic columns, the building consists of 5 floors and was completed in 1927.

    As you walk in the front entrance, composed of marble tiles, you are instantly drawn to the elegant staircase. The architecture was John Q. Bruce, who used what is known as "inter-war free classical style" architecture.
    To reduce the cost of the building, they used stonemasomary features on the ground floor, with wood, cement, plaster and paint, to reduce the costs.
    In 2015 when some items and work was been carried out; the Freemasons discovered a " time capsule " that was buried in 1912.
    The public has an opportunity to have a guided tour of the building, which includes, Masonic rooms, the Masonic library and museum. The tours are on a Thursday.
    Written 30 January 2021
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  • RayParks
    Adelaide, Australia2,865 contributions
    I was hoping to see the architectural drawings of the heritage buildings in Adelaide, but only a few drawings of private residents were displayed. A kind staff told me that specific materials could be brought out to you, if you had made an appointment.
    There was a small cubicle with two desks. Between the desks there was a bookshelf filled with many books about Australian buildings. I enjoyed looking through the old photos of Adelaide, that were taken between mid-1800s and early 1900s. I could recognise many of the buildings, as they have been heritage-listed and well preserved.
    Written 21 September 2016
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