Tours

Old Adelaide Treasury Tours

Old Adelaide Treasury Tours
Explore the former Adelaide Treasury, one of Adelaide’s oldest and most significant heritage sites. It was here that gold from the eastern states was stored to be smelted into the Adelaide Pound. The tour includes the former Cabinet Room of the South Australian Government that is ... Continue Reading »

Ayers House After Dark

Ayers House After Dark
Step back in time to 1876. Join Butler (Mr Wilkins), Housekeeper (Mrs Galvin) and Cook (Mrs Jenkins) on this special visit to Ayers House. The Master and Lady are out for the evening and staff are ready to show you through the house as they prepare for ... Continue Reading »

Politics, Power and Law

Politics, Power and Law
Adelaide’s heritage buildings reflect the fascinating development of South Australia from colony to State. From North Terrace to Victoria Square, see the sites along the way that reveal the important role of the city as the centre of administration, commerce and leadership in the State. Highlights include the original Legislative Council ... Continue Reading »

Exploring Education

Exploring Education
Built from wood, stone or brick, the heritage sites included in this tour reveal the importance of education in South Australia's past. Visit the Mitchell Building on North Terrace, notable as the first building constructed for the University of Adelaide. Stroll past the Advanced School for Girls on Grote Street, a ... Continue Reading »

High on the Hill

High on the Hill
Explore North Adelaide's many heritage homes which are as varied as the materials from which they are built. The houses in this tour are significant examples of some of the earliest residential structures found in Adelaide. Highlights include Brougham House, erected in 1881 and now part of Lincoln College of The ... Continue Reading »

Houses Great and Small

Houses Great and Small
This tour highlights the nineteenth century private residences found in the eastern side of the city, many which are significant for the particular architectural style they represent. Some are also notable for the well-known South Australians who called them home. Highlights include Rymill House, home to the Rymill family and an ... Continue Reading »

Survivors from early Adelaide

Survivors from early Adelaide
The sites in this tour represent Adelaide's colonial past and stand as notable examples of the oldest built structures in the city. This tour includes some of the city's best-known public and private heritage buildings, and reveals how some narrowly escaped demolition! Highlights include Ayers House, named for the prominent South Australian ... Continue Reading »

Faith in the City

Faith in the City
Perhaps some of the most celebrated and significant heritage buildings of the city are those dedicated to worship and faith. Adelaide’s well-known reputation as the ‘city of churches’ is evidenced by the numerous and varied religious structures found throughout the city. The sites included in this tour are also examples of ... Continue Reading »

City of Churches

City of Churches
Some of the oldest religious structures of the city can be found in North Adelaide, and they are as varied as the faiths they represent. Well-known for its grand stone presence on King William Road, St Peter's Anglican Cathedral has been part of the city's built heritage since laying of the ... Continue Reading »

Adelaide Vintage Pubs

Adelaide Vintage Pubs
From corner to corner, the city streets are dotted with some of the oldest and best-known pubs and hotels in Adelaide. Highlights include the Newmarket Hotel on the corner of North and West Terrace, which has a famous connection with Colonel William Light and holds claim to establishing the South Australian ... Continue Reading »

Crime and Mayhem

Crime and Mayhem
Though unique in its establishment as a free colony in Australia, South Australia is not without its colourful criminal past. The sites included in this tour represent the establishment of the state’s law and order, some dating back to the early days of the colony itself. Highlights include the Magistrates Court, ... Continue Reading »