​Bold, creative and responsive to developments in contemporary visual art, the Samstag Museum of Art is one of Australia's leading university art museums.


55 North Terrace, Tarntanya (Adelaide)
Hawke Building, City West precinct
University of South Australia

Samstag is located on North Terrace in Tarntanya (Adelaide),
at the University of South Australia’s City West campus, an easy 15-minute walk from the city centre. Find us on the corner of Fenn Place and North Terrace. Entry is on the ground floor of the Hawke Building.

Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am—5pm
or by appointment, with extended hours for special events and selected exhibitions. Closed exhibition changeovers and public holidays, including the Easter long weekend. Free admission, all welcome.

For the latest information regarding COVID-19 at Samstag please visit: Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates

Getting Here

By tram: Free city trams to Samstag operate daily. Exit at the City West stop. Samstag is located 100 metres from the tram stop, on the corner of Fenn Place and North Terrace.

By train: Adelaide Railway Station is a ten-minute walk from the museum. Exit the station, turn right onto North Terrace and walk west 600 metres.

By car: Paid parking stations are located along North Terrace. Wilson Parking is located one block away on the corner of Hindley Street and Clarendon Street.

Schools & Groups

Samstag welcomes school and community groups to the Museum. We request that group visits are booked in advance, and can be scheduled outside normal opening hours if needed. Our talks and tours are free.


Samstag is committed to ensuring its programs and activities are accessible to everyone. We welcome guide dogs and assistance dogs. All areas of Samstag are accessible by wheelchair and pram. For groups with hearing impairment the Museum can provide an Auslan interpreter.

Please ask at reception if you need any assistance, or if you have access questions while planning your visit, contact Anna Zagala on anna.zagala@unisa.edu.au.




Samstag Museum of Art, University of South Australia, acknowledges the Kaurna people as traditional custodians of the land upon which the Museum stands.