Opening times & location

The Museum has five floors and endless wonders to discover.


The Museum is located at North Terrace, Adelaide, next to the Art Gallery and the State Library.

Opening times

The Museum is open every day from 10am–5pm, including weekends and all public holidays except Christmas Day and Good Friday. We open at 12 noon on ANZAC Day (25 April).

The Museum Shop is open everyday from 10am-5pm.

The Terrace Eatery is open everyday from 10am-4pm.

The Terrace Coffee Caravan is open Monday-Friday from 8am.

The Discovery Centre is open from 10:30am-2:30pm on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The Discovery Centre is currently unable to accept any donations or specimens for identification, visit Identification FAQs for more information.

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