National Aboriginal Cultural Institute - Tandanya

  • Disabled access
  • National Tourism Accreditation Program

Tandanya is a visionary and vibrant place to explore and experience contemporary and traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture through the performing and visual arts. You can wonder at the diversity, resilience, wisdom and creativity of the world's oldest culture, expressed through a range of art styles, genres and techniques.

Guest can experience a cultural presentation at 12pm for people or tour groups that have booked at least one day in advance. It is highly recommended that everyone who wishes to see a presentation call and make a booking.

You can also see films, book a group tour, browse through Tandanya's superb shop or hire their gallery spaces and theatre.

Tandanya is the Kaurna (pronounced Garn-na) Aboriginal name for the Adelaide city area and was for many thousands of years, a place for special ceremonies connected with Red Kangaroo Dreaming.

Contact Details

National Aboriginal Cultural Institute - Tandanya
253 Grenfell Street
South Australia 5000

Toll Free Number
Not available

+61 (08) 8224 3200

+61 (08) 8224 3250

Not available

  • Tandanya, Adelaide, South Australia
  • Tandanya, Adelaide, South Australia
  • Tandanya, Adelaide, South Australia



  • Free entry

Opening times

  • Mon9am to 4pm
  • Tue9am to 4pm
  • Wed9am to 4pm
  • Thu9am to 4pm
  • Fri9am to 4pm
  • Sat9am to 4pm
  • SunClosed


  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Guide
  • Parking for the Disabled
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
  • Tour Desk


  • Art and Craft making
  • Guided walks
  • Learning/Lessons/Tuition
  • Self-Guided
  • Shopping
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