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Adelaide museums

Explore everything from local history to cutting-edge works of art at these Adelaide museums and institutions

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Culture vultures, come and get your fix: Examine paintings and sculptures, brush up on historical happenings and learn a thing or two about local heritage at these Adelaide museums curated by the Time Out community.

The best Adelaide museums

South Australian Museum

South Australian Museum

This natural history museum is one of the state's leading cultural institutions, with more than four million specimens of flora, fauna,...

MOD.

MOD.

This futuristic museum at the University of South Australia sits at the intersection of art and science. MOD.’s exhibitions are designed with 15 to 25...

Ayers House Museum

Ayers House Museum

Named after its original owner Sir Henry Ayers, a 19th-century politician, financier and premier of South Australia, this stunning house is famous...

Migration Museum

Migration Museum

Adelaide’s Migration Museum was the first museum of its kind to be established in Australia. Built in 1986, the museum is a place to explore the many...

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Art Gallery of South Australia

Art Gallery of South Australia

Behind the neoclassical sandstone facade of the Art Gallery of South Australia lives over 45,000 works. They include permanent installations such as...

Gagprojects

Gagprojects

This contemporary art destination can be found in a large converted warehouse in Kent Town, just 20 minutes’ stroll from Rundle Mall. Representing 26...