Temporary suspension of collection services
Access to the Collections of the South Australian Museum will be closed from December 2023 while staff complete essential audit work. The closure is expected to last until mid-2024. Our galleries remain open to the public.
Our biological sciences collections encompass a diverse range of fauna, from parasites to whales.
The South Australian Museum is a global leader in research about opal and copper.
'William Jackson photo N.B. Tindale photocopy
paddled with hands and feet- of mangrove wood
Nat. Geog. Mag Apr. 1963 p. 498 article by Alan Villiers. C + C Journ. 3:244'