South Australian Museum

The South Australian Museum celebrates the state’s natural history and is recognised as one of Australia’s most important scientific and cultural institutions.

The Museum’s permanent displays feature objects drawn from the extensive collections in its care, covering the following areas of natural and cultural heritage which offer rich learning experiences for students across the learning areas of science, humanities & social sciences (history and geography) and the arts:

  • Australian Aboriginal Cultures
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Biodiversity
  • Mawson
  • Fossils
  • Pacific Cultures
  • World Mammals

Temporary exhibitions and special events, including National Science Week, provide unique opportunities to engage students in inquiry-based learning. Classes can also access learning support though Discovery Case loans and online Centra sessions. Speak to the bookings officer to see how a learning experience can be tailored to suit your needs.

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