Families & educators

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Fun & learning

The South Australian Museum is a place for lifelong learning and inspiration. Learning is how we make sense of our world.

Our team in the Discovery Centre on level one knows all about our exhibits and can even help identify any specimens you bring in. If you do manage to stump them with a particularly tricky question, they have our expert scientists to call on to help find the answer.
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Students & schools

We welcome school groups for self-guided visits, where students and teachers can ignite their worlds with wonder and curiosity.

All school visits to the Museum must be booked in advance. Overcrowding in galleries can be a problem at peak times and reduces enjoyment and educational benefits for both school groups and other visitors. To ensure fairness, we require all bookings requests to be made by email using this online form and, where possible, please plan to book at least two weeks in advance.

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Education resources

We have many resources that you can use during your visit or in your classroom.

Access a range of content and downloadable resources to inspire your students on their learning journey.

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Earth sciences education

Watch out for new Earth and Environmental Sciences resources and programs aligned with the Australian Curriculum for learning at the South Australian Museum and beyond.

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Discovery cases

Two-week loans of cases on selected topics are now available

Invite the Museum into your classroom and get up close and personal with a case of artefacts and specimens. The Discovery Cases provide students with a hands-on experience as they are able to remove and touch many of the items in the cases.

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