Adelaide

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Adelaide, South Australian Museum
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The South Australian Museum, was founded 1856 as the South Australian Institute Museum, which contained both a public library and a museum. It was renamed the South Australian Museum in 1883 and became autonomous from the Art Gallery of South Australia and State Library of South Australia in 1940. The Museum’s collection area is chiefly natural history, including the largest collection of Indigenous Australian objects in the world.

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