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.
Our exhibitions and installations travel all around Australia and the world. Find out what's showing near you, or talk to us about hosting your own.
Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year
VOLO: Dreams of Flight
Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize
Yidaki: Didjeridu and the Sound of Australia
Main image: Yuendumu Doors exhibition in Chengdu, June 2022
Exhibitions and Events