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Top recommendations from locals

Art Museum
“Free with a huge range of art. They are including the modern and installation art, and some gorgeous paintings and aboriginal pieces. They have items displayed beautifully with descriptive laminated cards that give you info on all the pieces displayed. ”
  • 97 locals recommend
History Museum
“Free and fascinating. North Tce, Adelaide. Go to www.southaustralia.com for further details.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“The Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute, usually referred to simply as Tandanya, is an art museum located on Grenfell Street in Adelaide, South Australia. It specialises in promoting Indigenous Australian art, including visual art, music and storytelling. Tandanya is a visionary and vibrant place for all to experience contemporary and traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural expressions through the visual and performing arts. Tandanya enjoys a national and international reputation for innovation and excellence in visual arts programming, featuring emerging and established artists from around the country and overseas. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“A future focus museum of discovery with interactive public science and creativity space. Corner of North Tce and Montefiore Rd. www.mod.org.au”
  • 6 locals recommend
Library
“A historic place on North Terrace....on a walking distance from South Terrace”
  • 7 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Great display of local art works, creatively curated with an outside area as well.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Museum
“Martindale Hall featured in the film Picnic at Hanging Rock and is definitely worth a visit. We always bring overseas visitors here to wander through the Victorian mansion with its preserved, beautifully furnished rooms and servants' quarters. Very reasonable admission. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Store
“Open 9am - 5pm everyday (except Christmas day) Albany's Historic Whaling Station is the only experience of its kind in the world. Explore an intact whale processing factory and whale chasing ship - fully restored and ready for you to discover. The Cheynes Beach Whaling Company was the last whaling company to cease operations in Australia, closing in 1978. Opening in 1980 (known then as Whale World), it is now home to an interactive museum on whales and whaling. Join a tour of the whaling factory with our passionate guides to gain an informative overview of the stations operations, and then discover the many additional exhibits at your own pace. Guided 40 minute tours run on the hour 10am to 3pm daily and are included with ticket entry. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
History Museum
“Enjoyable - particularly if you appreciate maritime history. 126 Lipson St, Port Adelaide. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Museum
“Definitely worth a visit even if you are not a motor enthusiast. Take a step back in time and visit this amazing collection of vehicles and motorbikes. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Scenic walk by the beach shall take you down memory lane. Amazing stretch of fine sand along the straits gives you the awesome feeling of being somewhere calming and inviting at the same time. Lots of places to enjoy a coffee, and plenty of small shops to browse. ”
  • 81 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Stroll to the VAC to find out what is happening in the arts scene this week, view the talents of our local artists and pop by the Vancouver Street corner cafe on your way home for a superb pot of tea and delicious lunch. (Yes the PM stopped in here for brekkie when he was in town a few years ago!)”
  • 8 locals recommend
Park
“Carrick Hill is a publicly accessible historic property in the nearby suburb of Springfield. It was the Adelaide home of Sir Edward "Bill" Hayward and his wife Lady Ursula, and contains a large collection of drawings, sculptures, antiques and paintings. Completed in 1939 and built in the style of an English manor, it is one of the few period homes in Australia to have survived with its grounds undiminished and most of its original contents intact.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Theatre
“Old town of port noarlunga stroll thru the streets check out the old bric. Brac. Shoppe. grab a coffee and cake at Bec’s bake house ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Museum
“It's not very big but has some interesting stuff. Often there are activities for kids in the holidays as well.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Museum
“a small but interesting look the development of Adelaide. in the city not far from the Art Gallery Free (by public transport or bicycle)”
  • 10 locals recommend