Media Releases Archives

May 2017

  • 17 May 2017

    $4 million worth of the South Australian Museum’s opal collection for display in Qatar

    Two of the finest opals ever unearthed – the Virgin Rainbow and Fire of Australia – are to go on display for the first time outside of Australia.

    The precious gemstones, along with more than 60 other South Australian Museum opal specimens, will be on display from 24 May to 15 June 2017 at the Australian Embassy in Doha, Qatar.