[ December 16, 2023; January 1, 2024 11:00 am to January 28, 2024 11:01 am. ]
LEGO® Trail: Follow the stars at SA Maritime Museum
Find the TV and film stars hiding throughout the SA Maritime Museum and collect their letters! From Mickey Mouse to Moana, can you find all the characters and reveal the hidden word? Those who complete hidden word have a chance to win one of our fantastic LEGO® […]
[ December 16, 2023; January 1, 2024 11:00 am to January 28, 2024 11:01 am. ]
[ December 6, 2023 11:00 am to December 31, 2023 11:12 am. December 16, 2023 to January 28, 2024. January 1, 2024 11:00 am to January 28, 2024 11:01 am. ]
LEGO® Trail: Follow the stars at the Motor Museum
Find the TV and film stars hiding throughout the Motor Museum and collect their letters! From Han Solo and Chewie to Tow-Mater, can you find all 11 stars and reveal the secret word? Those who complete hidden word have a chance to win one of three fantastic […]
[ December 16, 2023 to December 31, 2023. January 1, 2024 11:00 am to January 28, 2024 11:01 am. ]
Follow the LEGO® Trail at the Migration Museum.
Join in the fun at Migration Museum these school holidays for another exciting LEGO® Trail. Find all the hidden LEGO® figures and letters hidden inside the Museum, spell out the secret word, and enter the competition to win one of two fantastic prizes.
Two prizes are up for grabs […]
[ September 24, 2023; October 8, 2023; November 5, 2023; November 19, 2023; ]
Port River Cruises on the Historic Vessel ‘Archie Badenoch’
Take a cruise along the Port River on the South Australian Maritime Museum’s historic vessel, the Archie Badenoch!
Built during WWII by General Motor Holden for the Royal Australian Navy, the vessel was commissioned by the South Australian Police in December 1946. Named ‘Archie Badenoch’ in honour of […]
Calling All Junior Photographers!
Does your child have a passion for photography? Maybe they’d like to enter their pics in the 2024 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year competition.
Owned and produced by the South Australian Museum, the competition is open to both amateur and professional photographers of any age so it’s a great opportunity for […]
[ November 16, 2023 to November 19, 2023. ]
Heritage on Sunday – Family Friendly Events at the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum
Managed and maintained by theTea Tree Gully Branch of the National Trust of South Australia, the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum holds family friendly public openings on the third Sunday of the month.
The Highercombe Hotel, a prominent landmark in the historic township […]
[ October 11, 2023; ]
Relaxed, Sensory-Friendly Evening at the South Australian Museum
A sensory-friendly evening for visitors of all ages, their families, friends and support workers.
Visitors with sensory or accessibility needs such as autism can enjoy a quieter, less crowded visit to the Museum after hours. This is a chance to see all of the permanent galleries, and maybe discover […]
[ August 26, 2023 to October 29, 2023. ]
Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2023
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 […]
[ July 15, 2023; ]
Relaxed, Sensory-Friendly Morning at the South Australian Museum
A sensory-friendly morning for visitors of all ages, their families, friends, and support workers.
Visit the South Australian Museum out of hours where visitors with autism and other sensory or access requirements can enjoy a quieter, less crowded visit to the Museum. This is a chance to see all […]
[ May 27, 2023 to August 27, 2023. ] [caption id="attachment_183358" align="alignnone" width="630"] Ida Sophia with Witness in Ramsay Art Prize 2023, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; photo: Saul Steed[/caption]
Ramsay Art Prize Exhibition 2023
See the works of all 27 finalists at the Art Gallery of South Australia in a free exhibition open until 27 August 2023.
Congratulations to Ida Sophia, winner of the $100,000 […]
[ March 4, 2023 to July 23, 2023. ]
RELICS: A New World Rises LEGO® Exhibition at the South Australian Museum
LEGO® minifigures take over the South Australian Museum in the world premiere exhibition of RELICS: A New World Rises Exhibition by LEGO® Masters winners Jackson Harvey and Alex Towler.
Set in the year 2530, long after the world has been abandoned by humans, the exhibition […]
Children’s Artspace: a place for learning through play, creativity, and expression.
Children’s Artspace at the Adelaide Festival Centre is a place for all children, students, and families to go and share ideas and engage in art created by South Australian children.
With a brand-new exhibition for each school term, Children’s Artspace provides a safe space for discussions […]
McLaren Vale & Fleurieu Coast Visitors Centre, Cafe and Play Space.
Review By Jo Parkinson
Don’t be fooled by the name… McLaren Vale & Fleurieu Coast Visitor Centre is so much more than a place for tourists. With its cute kitchen garden café, art gallery, awesome nature playground and yummy gin tasting, this is one spot that […]
[ February 11, 2023; April 1, 2023; June 24, 2023; August 19, 2023; October 28, 2023; December 9, 2023; ]
What’s On for Teens at AGSA in 2023.
Held six times a year at the Art Gallery of South Australia, Neo is a free after-hours event for teens aged 13-17.
Neo is a parent-free zone where young people can kick back and hang out with friends, jump into creative labs, tune into live music and explore the […]
[ January 1, 2023; February 5, 2023; March 5, 2023; April 2, 2023; May 7, 2023; June 4, 2023; July 2, 2023; August 6, 2023; September 3, 2023; October 1, 2023; November 5, 2023; December 3, 2023; ]
Free START Program for Children at the Art Gallery of South Australia
An exciting introduction to art for children and their families, enjoy art-making, music, performances and tours on the first Sunday of every month with Start at the Gallery.
START is a FREE family-fun day and includes art activities, tours, live performances and entertainment at the Art Gallery […]
Visit one of the world’s most prized aviation exhibits at Adelaide Airport Terminal
Adelaide Airport opened its doors on Monday 19 December 2022 to a brand new, state of the art exhibit showcasing the historic 100 year old bi-plane, The Vickers Vimy. The aircraft famously made its journey from England to Australia with an all-Australian crew […]
[ December 6, 2022 to September 30, 2023. ]
Seeing the Invisible – Augmented Reality Art at the Adelaide Botanic Garden
Review by Claire Davill
You won’t be concerned about screen time when the kids visit the Adelaide Botanic Garden – because there’s a whole hidden art exhibition waiting to be discovered via Augmented Reality (AR).
Seeing the Invisible is a FREE international exhibition and the Adelaide […]
Six Extinctions | SA Museum Dinosaur Exhibition | Review
If you have a budding paleontologist in the family, or dinosaur-mad kids, then you need to check out the latest exhibition at the South Australian Museum.
Six Extinctions showcases an amazing collection of fossils, life-like models, and large artworks, and also features never before seen specimens from […]
[ November 26, 2022; January 1, 2023 to February 5, 2023. ]
Six Extinctions Exhibition at the South Australian Museum
Step back in time and explore the mass extinctions of Earth’s history at Six Extinctions at the South Australian Museum! Meet some of the top predators of each geological period, including a replica of the largest Tyrannosaurus rex ever found!
Six Extinctions is an exciting new blockbuster exhibition premiering […]
[ October 21, 2022 to October 23, 2022. ]
Richard Bell’s Embassy at the Art Gallery of SA (AGSA)
Richard Bell’s Embassy will be taking up residence at AGSA from 21 – 23 October 2022, as the Aboriginal Tent Embassy marks 50 years of First Nations activism.
Inspired by the Aboriginal Tent Embassy – the protest camp set up 50 years ago on the lawns of […]
Our Footy, Our People, Our Stories at the State Library of South Australia
The great moments and achievements of the SANFL
Immerse yourself in 145 years of great moments and achievements of the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) in this exciting exhibition, Our Footy, Our People, Our Stories. The State Library is pleased to be partnering with […]
Sir Thomas Playford ETSA Museum
The Sir Thomas Playford ETSA Museum at Kurralta Park has recently reopened after a long break due to COVID-19.
The Museum is dedicated to the collection of machinery and apparatus used by the Electricity Trust of South Australia (ETSA) and previously the Adelaide Electric Supply Company (AESCo), in the generation, distribution and […]
[ October 1, 2022 to October 3, 2022. October 6, 2022 to October 9, 2022. October 13, 2022 to October 16, 2022. ]
GooRoo Animation Workshops at a Museum!
These school holidays, GooRoo Animation will be holding whiteboard, Claymation and LEGO® animation workshops at the National Motor Museum, South Australian Maritime Museum and Migration Museum.
These workshops will engage your kids in the world of stop-motion animation, exercise their creativity and give them something to brag about! Movies will be […]
Robert Wilson: Moving Portraits & Archie 100: A Century of the Archibald Prize | Art Gallery of SA | 9 Jul – 3 Oct 2022
[ July 9, 2022 to October 3, 2022. ] [caption id="attachment_169239" align="alignnone" width="630"] Robert Wilson, born Waco, Texas, 1941, Lady Gaga: Mademoiselle Caroline Riviere, 2013, HD video, music by Michael Galasso; Courtesy of RW Work Ltd.[/caption]
Robert Wilson: Moving portraits and Archie 100: A Century of the Archibald Prize
The enduring power of portraiture through time will be on show when two major exhibitions open at […]
Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Competition | South Australian Museum | 27 Aug – 30 Oct 2022
[ August 27, 2022 to October 30, 2022. ] [caption id="attachment_168989" align="alignnone" width="630"] Animals in Nature by Ethan Mann [/caption]
Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2022 Competition
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 at the South Australian Museum.
Celebrating the natural heritage […]
[ July 15, 2022; July 22, 2022; ]
Block Party at the SA Museum
Everything is awesome at the SA Museum’s Block Party!
Go along for a chock-a-block evening of family-friendly brick-inspired fun as they celebrate the world’s most loved toy at the SA Museum. Marvel at the 3 metre LEGO® RSV Nuyina, then meet the South Australian brick experts from the Southern Bricks LEGO® Users […]
[ June 4, 2022 to August 7, 2022. ]
Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize Exhibition
Art and science blend in the Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize exhibition.
This biennial prize provides an opportunity for artists to investigate the world around them and present their perspectives on natural science. The Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize commemorates the South Australian Museum’s first curator, Frederick George Waterhouse. It encourages […]
Legendary Textile Tales – Art Exhibition | Children’s Artspace | Adelaide Festival Centre | 7 May – 12 Jun 2022
Legendary Textile Tales Art Exhibition at Children’s Artspace
‘Legendary Textile Tales’ is the second exhibition in Adelaide Festival Centre’s newest gallery Children’s Artspace, where all artwork is created by and for kids!
Created by the students of Salisbury East High School and Craigmore High School with the guidance of artist Caitlin Bowe, ‘Legendary Textile Tales’ takes famous […]
See the LEGO Icebreaker Ship RSV Nuyina at the South Australian Museum
A massive LEGO model of Australia’s new icebreaker RSV Nuyina has anchored in the South Australian Museum’s foyer after sailing across the sea from the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.
The model is on loan from the Australian Antarctic Division and was brought to life […]
South Australian Museum – Review
by Sharon Harrington
The South Australian Museum on North Terrace in the City is FREE to visit and filled with displays that will engage and enchant the little people in your life.
The fun starts as soon as you walk into the Museum. A dinosaur skeleton poised to attack is perched above the […]