School group bookings

General Visits

Please make all general visit bookings for school groups using our online form. Click the link below. This form works best in browsers such as Edge, Chrome and Firefox. Problems may be encountered with Internet Explorer. We carefully manage the bookings to prevent overcrowding and ensure groups have the best opportunity for successful learning during their visit. Morning time slots can be especially busy so please book at least two weeks in advance if possible to ensure the best chance of securing your preferred time.

Fill in the form below with your details and at least one date and time option but please note this booking is not confirmed until you receive a booking confirmation email from the Education team. 

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Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year

A South Australian Museum exhibition, the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year competition and exhibition celebrates the natural heritage of Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea. 

See nature up close through stunning images by professional, emerging and junior photographers who have shown impeccable timing, patience, artistry and technique to capture incredible moments in time.

This breathtaking exhibition allows us to witness the unique beauty of the flora, fauna and landscapes of our own backyard and the world around us. This year’s exhibition also features the new Macro photography category, bringing nature's tiniest organisms into sharp focus.

The Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year exhibition opens at the South Australian Museum on Saturday 26 August 2023 and will run until Sunday 29 October 2023.

Download our curriculum aligned education resources:

Please note that schools prices are available online only and will not be available at the door.

If you require to be invoiced, please contact us, and for general inquiries, please contact us at

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Guided Programs

A young girl looking at a shark display in the Biodiversity Gallery.

Book a Guided Program of the Biodiversity Gallery

11:30am & 12:30pm

Program runs for 45 minutes
Cost: $2.50 - $5 per student

A brand-new range of guided programs at the South Australian Biodiversity Gallery are available for primary years students starting in Term 2. These curriculum-aligned programs, led by the Museum's Learning Program Officer Heidi Lomax, will focus on science understanding in the biological sciences.

We recommend group sizes of 10-15 students, maximum 20 students per group. Two sessions will run each day so class groups can be accommodated. 

All programs must be booked at least two weeks in advance. View the program schedule below. To book, please email the Museum's Access and Learning Team at

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