South Australian Museum eNewsletter - December 2011
South Australian Museum, North Terrace, Adelaide South Australia 5000 Free Entry | Open Daily 10am to 5pm | except Good Friday & Christmas Day
The South Australian Museum would like to wish you and your family a very happy holiday season! Thank you for your support and interest throughout 2011. We look forward to welcoming you back in the new year with a vibrant calendar of events and exhibitions that has something for everyone! A little reminder: the museum will be closed on Christmas Day.
Journey to the Abyss
Did you know that more people have been to space than to the bottom of the ocean? Take an adventure into the unknown in this startling and captivating exhibition about the abyss, featuring more than 90 real deep-sea specimens from our own collections. Exhibition entry fees apply.
Heart of Darkness: The 1909 Congo Exhibition
See this exhibition of objects and photographs from Africa that form part of the museum's extensive Foreign Ethnology Collections. The exhibition was originally shown in 1909 in the United Kingdom to raise awareness of the atrocities which were taking place in the upper Congo.
Discover the science of DNA barcoding and how it is being used to catalogue the world's vast biodiversity. See this artistic representation of the Barcode of Life Database in the North Foyer - all is not what it seems.
Looking for stocking stuffers or unique hand-made gifts? The South Australian Museum Shop is full of excellent gift ideas for your nearest and dearest. Museum Shop purchases support the South Australian Museum.
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