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“free and interesting” 3 of 5 stars
Review of South Australian Museum

South Australian Museum
North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
61 8 8207 7500
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Ranked #8 of 76 Attractions in Adelaide
Type: History Museums, Natural History Museums, Museums
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Owner description: 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.
Canberra, Australia
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“free and interesting”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

large range of things to see : aboriginal arts, animals.
The museum is pretty big and is free. Staff is friendly if you have any questions.

Visited November 2012
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“Great displays and special photography exhibit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We really enjoyed the displays of Aboriginal history, tools, art, etc, as well as the mammals/reptiles, etc. The special nature photography exhibit was exceptional. Great place to learn.Well worth the time.

Visited October 2013
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“World class museum which will be enjoyed by all”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Fabulous display of rocks and minerals, brilliant accessible exhibitions for example the marine life section. Was in a mixed group, all ages and stages but everyone enjoyed this mueum very very much. Far superior in educational value and interest dare I say to Melbourne's...world class

Visited September 2013
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“Enjoyed the Aust. geographic photographer of the year exhibition”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

we visited the museum to see the above exhibition and really enjoyed the wonderful photos taken in Australia and PNG. Unfortunately we did not have time to enjoy the other offerings at the museum on this visit.

Visited October 2013
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“Great for kids”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

With a wide variety of displays from stuffed animals to Antarctica displays with ice to touch. A great museum with an easy to follow map.

Visited October 2013
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