South Australian Museum, Adelaide

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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  • A great display over several areas, encompassing artefacts, history, art, lifestyle, ingenious use of natural plants, rocks etc for everyday living, fishing and hunting. Really enjoyed learning more a...  more »
  • We were greeted by a volunteer who gave us some idea of the special features we should not miss. This is a small museum and free entry makes it fantastic value for a visitor. The collection is centred...  more »
  • This place is great, coming from Melbourne, its great to see a free museum! We really enjoyed an hour or so exploring.  more »

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