165 Birthday Cocktail Event

Put on your glad rags and dress to impress as you enter the Museum’s ‘Jazz Club’ for an evening to remember.

Join us for a night of glamour and magic with a sprinkling of surprises as the South Australian Museum transforms the ground floor with music, bars, and FUND-raising activities that will take you back to the Jazz Age.


It’ll be your last chance to visit our landmark exhibition - Wonders from the South Australian Museum where you will be able to marvel at a fragment of Mars which fell to earth in Egypt in 1911, be amazed at the size of giant sloth bones that were found in Argentina in 1787 and gaze at a Venus’ Flower basket. Wonders has brought to life 165 incredible objects from the Museum’s collection.


There will be lots of fun activities on offer including Games, Photobooth, Mystery gift boxes for purchase, which could bag yourself a fabulous giftable, ‘Night at the Museum’ Sleepover experience, Night Lab tickets, Museum Capers PJ Party tickets and lots more …

For $100, attendees will have the amazing opportunity to purchase a Mystery Gift Box which may have one of the following inside: 

  • Opal piece earrings valued over $1,000 – Courtesy of Gerard McCabe Jeweller 

  • 2 x entry passes to a Waterhouse Club evening event 

  • 2022 Adelaide Fringe voucher 

  • 2 x ‘Hold a Koala’ experience - Courtesy of Cleland Wildlife Park 

  • 2 x ‘Night at the Museum’ sleepover tickets 

  • Edible blooms gift voucher 

  • Australian Geographic Gift pack – Courtesy of Australian Geographic 

  • Limestone Level Corporate Membership valued at $2,500. 

  • Plus many more! 


Hosted by ABC Radio Adelaide's Ali Clarke.

Tickets $85 for members and $95 for non-members

includes canapés, bubbles, beer and wine.

Cocktails available for purchase




Every ticket purchased directly supports the South Australian Museum.


This is a COVID safe event operating at a capped capacity.

Tickets are essential.

If you would like to find out more, please contact us on foundation@samuseum.sa.gov.au or phone Christina Angus on 0466 464 112.

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