History and Culture
Adelaide's museums and cultural sites encapsulate the vast history of South Australia, documenting its aboriginal and British colonial societies:
South Australian Museum
The South Australian Museum is home to the world’s largest collection of Aboriginal culture and artefacts, showcasing Australia’s heritage through a range of engaging and accessible displays.
The state library of South Australia is the largest library in the state, facilitating public research and housing a collection of material dedicated to South Australia and documenting its history.
Documenting many stories of South Australia’s cultural communities, Adelaide’s Migration museum is the perfect place to discover the identities of the state population’s cultural diversity.
Tandanya Cultural Institute
The Tandanya Institute’s purpose is to showcase the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts practice, displaying visual and performing arts, workshops, artist/curator talks, forums, cultural presentations and film screenings.
Internationally renowned as one of the most picturesque ovals in the world, Adelaide Oval plays host to a variety of sports and events. Take a tour of the oval and see the 100 year old heritage listed scoreboard. Cricket lovers will enjoy a visit to the Bradman Collection which tells the story of Australia’s and arguably the world’s greatest ever cricketer.
Art Gallery of South Australia
Founded in 1881, the Art Gallery of South Australia is home to a great collection of art and seasonal exhibits. The museum is housed in one of Adelaide's most beautiful buildings and located on the city’s cultural boulevard, North Terrace, alongside the South Australian Museum.