South Australian Museum Podcast

Have you ever wondered why museums keep things, what types of things they collect, and how they are cared for?

Collection Stories, the South Australian Museum’s first podcast series, features stories about our collections, what we can learn from them, and how we share them with the public. Over each episode, Museum researchers and collection managers will share insights and anecdotes about some of the many special objects that are part of the Museum’s vast collection.

  • Collection Stories episode 4: The Keeper of the Fossils. Travel back in time to the Ediacaran Period to learn about life when SA was covered by ocean. Listen here or search for "South Australian Museum" in your podcast app

  • Collection Stories episode 3: A Library of Life - Museum databases, digitisation and archives. How do you find what you need in a collection of over four million objects? This episode is all about record-keeping at the Museum. Listen here or search for "South Australian Museum" in your podcast app.

  • Collection Stories episode 2: Both Ancient and Modern. In this episode, we go behind the scenes in the Humanities department at the South Australian Museum.

  • Collection Stories episode 1: Fishing in the Desert. In this episode, we take you behind the scenes of the South Australian Museum's biological sciences. Listen here or search for “South Australian Museum” in your podcast app.

This podcast was made possible through the support of National Science Week.

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