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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
All reviews giant squid stuffed animals aboriginal culture egyptian room pacific islands aboriginal section indigenous peoples ancient egypt free entry great exhibits few hours all ages rainy day great for kids gift shop couple of hours school holidays
My 7 year old granddaughter enjoyed the exhibits, especially the gem/rock displays. She thought the Giant Squid was wonderful, loved the Egyptian Mummy and found the Australian Aboriginal artefacts beautiful. A diverse and good selection of exhibits for a small museum. There's a lovely Cafe...More
This is a lovely museum, which children of all ages are bound to enjoy.
It features numerous exhibits of stuffed animals, models, sadly - some live animals, which are not in tip-top shape, recent and ancient art, an impressive minerals and meteorites exhibition and much...More
Better than I thought. The museum is large with multiple floors . There is a mixture of old , modern and indigenous art . There were paintings , sculptures , pieces and even a musical performance.
The Art Gallery , University and Parliament House are...More
The Museum is one of many attractions along Adelaide's North Terrace, including the Art Gallery, Botanic Gardens, State Library and Ayers House. It's worth setting aside some time for a visit to the Museum, given the variety and richness of the collection. The Australian indigenous...More
Visited twice this year with young grand-daughter, including for her 6th birthday party & a pajama evening. Such fun & so interesting for all - children & adults alike. Professor Flint is so funny, knowledgable & engaging.
I spent a couple of hours looking at the exhibits. On a hot day its a cool place out of the sun to visit. Plenty of attractions. I liked the bee hive that is a working hive, and the bees come from outside and you...More
I spend a whole morning in the Museum, hours especially at the Aboriginal section. While as a young boy I had read a lot and watched documentaries about the original people of this huge continent Australia, it was a surreal feeling looking at the hundreds...More