The John McDouall Stuart Society has an extensive collection of artifacts and memorabilia from the explorations and daily lives of Stuart and his Companions.

The Stuart Collection is deemed to be a collection of National Significance.


Entrance to the Adelaide Masonic Centre, home of the Stuart Collection


The Stuart Collection is housed on the northern end of the first floor of the Adelaide Masonic Centre, 254 North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia.

Due to current security issues (May 2023), to gain entry, please ring the bell on the northern, eastern or western doors. Please check in with reception before you view the Collection. If you wish for an in depth tour personally guided by a Society committee member, please email us from the contact page on this website. It may be beneficial to ring the Adelaide Masonic Centre on 8223 1633 before hand on to ensure access is possible.


General view of the Stuart Collection

General view of the Stuart Collection