Combining the heritage collections of Adelaide’s health and medical institutions.

The physical structure of an institution is important, but a hospital is more than bricks and mortar, and it is the people who work in it, who give it quality and tradition.

J. Estcourt Hughes
Surgeon & medical

Our collection focuses on the institutions within the Central Adelaide Local Health Network: Royal Adelaide Hospital, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, SA Dental, SA Pathology, Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre, and other private collections.

We seek to recognise the many contributions made by professionals, not just those in hospitals but in the community as a whole. While recognising doctors and nurses, we also display the work of dentists, pharmacists, allied health professionals, laboratory staff, biomedical engineers, hospital administrators, and others in various institutions.


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Visit us at Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre

Thursdays 10am-3pm

Other days and times available by appointment


History Festival 2022 @ the Health Museum of South Australia

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