South Australian Museum, Adelaide

4.5
Founded in 1856, South Australian Museum houses the world's largest collection of Australian Aboriginal cultural artifacts as well as several permanent galleries, including ones showcasing Australian biodiversity and the richness of Pacific cultures. The museum is part of a complex of buildings in the cultural precinct of the Adelaide Parklands, where you can also visit the Art Gallery of South Australia and the Mortlock Library. Join a guided tour to learn about this country's artistic and cultural heritage or roam the museum's numerous free exhibits on your own. The food kiosk offers indoor or outdoor seating, hot meals, and cold drinks. Plan to see South Australian Museum and other attractions that appeal to you using our Adelaide online day trip planner.
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  • My wife and I were staying in Adelaide for a couple of weeks in January and February when we heard about the exhibition on dogs. That was something we did not want to miss and we were so glad we...  more »
  • Fabulous museum full of aboriginal artefacts and natural history and science. A massive whale skeleton greets you by a lovely little gift shop. You could spend hours here. Children love it! We liked.....  more »
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  • Great free outing to have with kids. The giant squid across 4 floors is a big fave. Some excellent indigenous exhibits too. And a decent sized ancient fossils and creatures section.
  • Wow. Wonderful experience. I'm from the US here, lots to see, not a dull experience either. Very friendly staff. One of the curators gave us a private tour. Best part of my trip.

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