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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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North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8207 7500
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Reviewed yesterday

We were just walking by and thought we would take the opportunity to go in. We absolutely loved the place, just so much to see and do that we basically ran out of time. A chance encounter leads us to say that you should include...More

Thank brg68mga
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a very good tourist destination in the city. There were varied displays for all ages. A walk around the outside Uni buildings is also recommended as there are monuments and excellent old govt buildings. Lunch and walk / viewing took 4 hours. Well...More

Thank PeterBurns
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited after many years. A lot of the exhibits haven't changed however it is an engaging place for children. My son who is 2 years old particularly loved seeing all of the animals.

Thank Ioannis86
Reviewed 5 days ago

My partner and I were aimlessly walking down the street when we decided to detour here and we're glad we did. They have a great number of varied exhibitions, with something for everyone. As a lover of anything Ancient Egyptian, I was happy that they...More

Thank Emsalee12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've just finished a great visit here. My interests were taken by the Aboriginal and Pacific Islands galleries, especially the latter. There is a juxtaposition here between the traditional laying out of older exhibits and more contemporaneous ones. I just found it fascinating, to be...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It has been decades since I visited the museum I used to go to regularly when I was young and I wasn't disappointed. Plenty of exhibits that are unique to South Australia, especially the variety of riches from the spectacular Flinders Ranges. The Egyptian exhibit...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great museum!!! Zero cost for entry. Worth to spend an hour or two for the visit. My kids love the history of the animals much..

Thank Kenny K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has it all. Especially love the Egyptian display. From memory it was free to get in too👍

Thank Sue A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots to see and do at this museum, fun possibilities for kids as well. Interesting Indigenous People's exhibits.

Thank britcomfan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at the museum were friendly helpful and professional. I took about 2 hours to look around and stop for a coffee. The museum is not large but there exhibits are well presented and interesting. The Mawson exhibit was an eye opener in regard...More

Thank Scamp2005
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