Enjoy a Cultural Experience in Adelaide

The Adelaide arts scene is truly unique. The South Australian Museum and Adelaide Art Gallery house some of the best works from around the globe. There are also lots of other hidden arts gems you’ll want to check out while you’re in Adelaide.

Museums and Galleries

There are plenty of museums and art galleries in Adelaide to catch your eye. The best picks include:

  • The Art Gallery of South Australia: This is the biggest Art Gallery in Adelaide. With more than 38,000 pieces, you’re sure to find something that appeals to you.
  • JamFactory: JamFactory is an extremely popular place to see art, buy art and even watch art in action. Local, national and international artists are showcased. If you’re looking for something contemporary and the opportunity to take a piece of art home with you, JamFactory is the place to do it.
  • Hill Smith Gallery: Hill Smith Gallery is a smaller gallery in Adelaide that hosts 12 exhibitions a year. The ones they do host feature both incredibly successful and emerging talents.
  • South Australian Museum: The South Australian museum boasts five floors for visitors to explore. You’ll find the biggest display of Australian Aboriginal artefacts in the world, plenty of interactive spaces and lots of ‘wow’ factors for the children, including a lion’s moving tail located on the ground floor.

What about Adelaide Music?

Adelaide has a well known music heritage, hosting some of the biggest music festivals including the Adelaide Festival of Arts, the Barossa Music Festival and the world music festival WOMADelaide. It’s worth investigating which one you’d like to attend and tie your visit in with a local music festival.

A Delight in Food

If you’re looking to indulge in the perfect combination of food and culture, then Adelaide has plenty to offer. The Adelaide Market, located just a short walk from the CBD, will delight you with a range of gourmet cheeses, wines, coffee, honey and more. Everywhere you turn you’ll find tastings, multiculturalism and a friendly atmosphere. After you’re done sampling, you can head into one of the restaurants or cafes on the premises to escape the hustle of the market and relax while you have lunch.

Venture just outside of Adelaide and you’ll come across the historical town of Handorf, where you’ll be delighted by German treats and sweets and the renowned Beerenberg farm where you can go strawberry picking with your family and pick up some delicious relishes and sauces made on the premises.

Enjoy Your Cultural Experience with the Perfect Accommodation

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