Frequently Asked Questions

How do I book exhibition tickets for Treasure Ships?

Exhibition tickets can be purchased online here or in person at the Art Gallery’s Ticketing and Information desks.

How much are booking fees?

There is a $2.50 transaction fee for online purchases. The fee is per purchase transaction, not per exhibition ticket.

How do I get a receipt for my ticket purchase?

Your ticket is your receipt. Please retain it for proof of purchase.

How do I receive tickets purchased online?

Once your payment has been processed, you will receive a confirmation email with your ticket purchase in a pdf format. Please print your pdf ticket prior to your visit and present it downstairs at the exhibition entrance for entry. Alternatively, you can present your pdf ticket on your smart phone or device at the time of your visit.

How do I enter the exhibition?

With your printed or smart phone ticket in hand, proceed downstairs to have your ticket scanned at the exhibition entry point.

Are tickets timed or dated?

Standard exhibition tickets are valid for one-off entry during the exhibition season. Once you’re inside the exhibition there is no time restriction during the Art Gallery’s opening hours of 10am-5pm. During peak viewing times entry may be subject to exhibition capacity.

Do I need a ticket for the rest of the Gallery?

Entry to the Art Gallery of South Australia is free. Admission fees apply to the Treasure Ships exhibition and special events as specified at the point of purchase.

Is ID is required for concession tickets?

The purchase of concession tickets requires the presentation of a valid membership or ID card. Accepted Australian Government Concession cards include Healthcare, Veteran, Senior, Pension, Disability and Carer cards. Students require ID proof of full-time status. Proof of concession must be carried at all times at the venue and presented if required.

Is a group discount available?

Groups of 10 or more people receive a 10% discount. Applicable to Adult and Concession tickets only. Group discount tickets can only be purchased in the Gallery. To enquire call 08 8207 7005 or email

How do I book for a school group?

All schools must register their attendance prior to their visit. Bookings and school enquiries email

Please visit the Learning section of the website for more information.


Image detail: Francesco Fieravino, called il Maltese, Italy, c.1610-1660, 'St Cecilia: an allegory of music', c.1650, Rome, oil on panel, 130.0 x 92.0 cm; Promised gift of private collector, Sydney, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide.