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.
Research report by D. Dragovich, 'Minimum Age of Some Desert Varnish Near Broken Hill, NSW' in Search vol 17, May-June 1986