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“good but crowded”

South Australian Museum
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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.
Adelaide, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“good but crowded”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

The extra shows that were on were well booked out and as we went there in the holidays it was crowded, was wonderful what we saw but with all the kids and the heat we didn't stay as long as we might have.

Visited January 2013
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Adelaide, South Australia
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“More than a Museum”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

The South Australian Museum is full of interesting historical and cultural displays - particularly the indigenous and islander exhibitions. The hands-on approach makes this an interesting place for children and young people to visit. However, all age groups will be fascinated by the mix of local and international information.

Visited August 2012
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Adelaide, Australia
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“nice museum”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

We like the native people's exhibits and to have lunch in the cafe. The food is great and it's licensed and has a view over the plaza in front of the museum. Very pleasant spot to spend some time.

Visited May 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“Not much to see”
Reviewed July 23, 2013

Limited displays. Did not showcase SA. A very large South Pacific display on the 1st floor. Disappointed.

Visited July 2013
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Sydney
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“Great fun for all ages”
Reviewed July 14, 2013

I have been to the South Australian Museum 3 times now and it never fails. It is great fun for all ages and has all sorts of exhibits from Aboriginal weapons, minerals and gems, dinosaurs etc. It is multi storey building and takes a while for you to fully look at all the exhibits.

Visited October 2012
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