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  •   Adelaide - Attractions


•   South Australian Museum
The South Australian Museum has the world`s largest collection of Aboriginal artefacts, and also includes artefacts from the Pacific Islands and Ancient Egypt. In addition it has an extensive fossil colection, including striking opalised fossils.

•   Art Gallery of South Australia
The Art Gallery of South Australia has a fine collection of Australian art from the 18th century onwards. Its particular focus is on artists from South Australia. Admission is free.

•   Tandanya - the National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
The first institute in Australia dedicated to this subject. It houses a permanent collection of Aboriginal art together with temporary exhibitions and dance and theatre performances.

•   Migration Museum
The museum collects, researches and presents social history exhibitions about the experiences and cultural traditions of immigrants. It is housed in beautifully restored buildings that were once the Destitute Asylum, and the old Chapel has been converted to a cafe. Guided tours are available.

•   Glenelg by Tram
Take a trip to Glenelg on the coast by historic tram, which stops right beside the beach. Walk along the beach looking at the grand residences built when Glenelg was the playground of Adelaide's rich. See the Old Gum Tree where the colony of South Australia was proclaimed in 1836.

•   Semaphore to Fort Glanville Tourist Railway
The Semaphore to Fort Glanville Tourist Railway follows a scenic coastal route from Semaphore Jetty to the oldest fort in South Australia. If you are interested in railways, check out the National Railway Museum in Port Adelaide, with its huge collection of historic rolling stock.

•   Investigator Science and Technology Centre
The Investigator Science and Technology Centre at Regency Park TAFE is a hands-on, innovative science centre, featuring interactive displays which combine education with fun.

•   South Australian Maritime Museum
The South Australian Maritime Museum at Port Adelaide is an excellent museum which provides an insight into the maritime past of the state. The kids will enjoy climbing the lighthouse and boarding the floating collection.

•   Adelaide Casino
Adelaide Casino is elegantly housed in the converted Old Adelaide Railway Station. The casino has gaming tables, gaming machines, restaurants, cafés, bars and live entertainment seven days a week.

•   Adelaide Zoo
Adelaide Zoo has an extensive collection of Australian birds and a walk-through aviary, as well as animals from all over the world, including endangered species. Immersion is an innovative Asian Rainforest display. A great way to reach the zoo is to take a Popeye motor launch along the scenic Torrens River.



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