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South Australian Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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...more
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North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8207 7500
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All reviews giant squid stuffed animals aboriginal culture egyptian room pacific islands aboriginal section indigenous peoples free entry great exhibits few hours all ages rainy day gift shop great for kids couple of hours school holidays on display
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is a must-do visit as you learn heaps about the Aboriginal community in SA, the animals and insects. Spacious, lots of interaction and different floors for particular anmals and insects.

Thank D2K19
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the museum on a rainy day with our 3.5 year old and 7 month old. We found parking in a nearby side street easily enough. As is the usual when going anywhere with small kids, we didn't get to stop and read all...More

Thank WednesdayB
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Western Pacific floor with exhibits of canoes is awesome. The Aboriginal collection is wonderful but the only reason I haven't given 5 stars is the lighting is very poor which doesn't help when you are trying to read the notes,but very impressive none the...More

Thank johnandcaroleUk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst not in the excellent category, the Adelaide Museum is still quite good. It contains a wide variety of displays and interactive exhibits for the kids.

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Grandparents of 18 and 12 year olds. Excellent display of incredibly unique photos of the natural world, truly amazing! A world of wonder for all🌈.

Thank reidthis91
Reviewed 1 week ago

Entry to the museum is free which is a great thing. It was a great museum to visit and it had many different exhibits. It was an enjoyable 1.5 hours!

Thank ljr2612
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Aboriginal artefacts and interpretation are the best I have seen in Australia. It brought the lives of the people alive. This was helped by the sound recordings of some of the Elders as well as their descendants who remembered learning about their heritage when...More

Thank Calmary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting the South Australian Museum is a wonderful way to spend a few hours in Adelaide. The exhibition on Aboriginal history and culture is very extensive and interesting, a highlight of my visit to the museum. The museum is well laid out the different exhibits...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to look at the nature/animals photo exhibition and ofcourse got sucked in and wandered everywhere. Have'nt been to the Museum for a while and had such a great time we won't leave it as long ever again

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love visiting this place, and now taking the grandchildren, so much to see plus even better when they have an exhibition Also a great place to relax outside take a packed lunch

Thank kim b
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2 April 2018|
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Response from Yunus M | Reviewed this property |
You might find street parking in the nearby side streets but in all honesty you're probably better off using public transport.