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University Museums

The University of Adelaide is home to a number of museums, spread out amongst the University's four campuses. Access to the University's museums is made possible largely through the generosity of volunteers who donate their time and expertise to host visitors to the museums.

Museum entry is free and everyone is welcome.

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Basement, Mitchell Building, North Terrace Campus (please note this venue is not easily accessible for those with mobility issues)

Open March to November
11.00am-3.00pm - first Tuesday of each month
Free entry

Please note: School group bookings incur a fee. To make a booking, please call (08) 8313 4249.

The Museum of Classical Archaeology holds ancient treasures including an Attic marble Lekythos fragment (4th century BCE), a terracotta sarcophagus from Tarquinia (Southern Etruria, Roman ca 100 BCE) and a Villanovan cremation urn (northern Italy, 9th century BCE).

Visit the Museum's webpage for more details.

Roseworthy Agricultural Museum

Roseworthy Agricultural Museum

University of Adelaide, Roseworthy Campus

Open March to November
10.00am - 4.00pm: Wednesdays
1.30pm - 4.00pm: third Sunday of each month

Free entry

The Museum showcases vintage farm implements, working tractors and stationary engines with an emphasis on the evolution of farming methods, and Roseworthy College history.

Special openings for group visits are very welcome.

For more information call the Museum Manager on 0400 195 857 or email

Visit the Museum's webpage or Roseworthy Agricultural Museum flyer for more details.

Tate Museum

Tate Museum

Mawson Laboratories, North Terrace Campus

Open Monday - Friday

Free entry

The Tate Museum holds minerals, rocks, fossils and specimens that illustrate geological phenomena. In addition there is a select display of material about, and collected by, Sir Douglas Mawson during his famous expeditions to Antarctica and his time at the University as a Professor of Geology.

See Tate Museum flyer for further information.

Special Collections, Archives & Recordkeeping (SpARK)

Barr Smith Library
The University of Adelaide


T: +61 8 8313 5334