Fossils

Opal fossils

The Fossil Galleries showcase spectacular skeletons of opal, giant marsupials and the world famous Ediacaran fossils.

Marine Cretaceous Fossils

This display includes swimming reptiles and other marine creatures from Australia’s inland sea during the time of dinosaurs.

Megafauna Fossils

This display includes large kangaroos, a huge diprotodon and other animals from tens of thousands of years ago.

Ediacaran Fossils

This display features the most ancient animals on Earth. These strange creatures of the slime were first identified in the South Australian Flinders Ranges.

Education programs encompass all three sections.