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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
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a great way to spend a rainy few hours and keep kids enthralled. From the dinosaur skeletons and others in the foyer through to the Egyptian Room, Primitive artifacts, Giant Squid and taxidermy animals from all around the world. it's got something for...More

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Reviewed yesterday

A most interesting visit with the grandchildren, exhibits to interest varying age groups. Well set out from the fascinating 'world' animals on ground level, to early history and tracing indigenous culture, to minerals & rocks. With good space to sit - and for technology to...More

Thank _lille4
Reviewed 4 days ago

Before visiting the SAM we knew almost nothing about the Aboriginies. The SAM remedied that. There also terrific exhibits dealing with Australia's dinosaurs, South Pacific island cultures, and Australian fauna.

Thank Watsson
Reviewed 5 days ago

Love going here...... very informative..... Never tire of visiting short walk from the shopping precinct

Thank imagine692017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We encountered the South Australian Museum, while walking from our hotel to the Botanical Gardens on a rainy July morning. We could not resist spending some time there, and I only wish that we had been able to spend more, as our visit was all...More

1  Thank The_Loup_Garou
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spend approximately 3 hours in this museum and only left because we had several other places to visit. Artifacts such as a true tree bark canoe, a reed bow string, skulls of the enemy decorated, and a slingshot believed to be more lethal than...More

Thank tcff2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always find time to visit the South Australia Museum & Art Gallery when I'm in Adelaide as both are excellent plus are also located next door to each other. The museum has numerous collections the Australian Aboriginal Cultural collection is particularly good & worth...More

Thank Ellemay
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum has good displays of taxidermy animals from around the world. The is also a good display of gems amd aboriginal items. However not a lot of background information is provided with these exhibits. Overall, it was a good couple of hours spent Entry...More

Thank Pauline L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

my son kept pestering me to visit after some years .unless you pay money to view special exhibits its boring and seems to be the same for years .the cafe is expensive as well

Thank Thehornyfox
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a brilliant museum to visit. Two hours was definitely not enough to see everything that the museum has to offer. Great collection of taxidermy. Fantastic animals from all around the world. The discovery centre was probably my favourite part of the museum. Definitely make...More

Thank Chloe L
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