Adelaide Tours – ZWard Behind the walls

sa 17 Dec 2017
Go behind the walls of the notorious Z Ward at the former Glenside Mental Hospital.  For almost 90 years it was home to those classified as “criminally insane” on the overlapping edges of criminality and mental illness.  This guided tour explores the architecture and social history of this remarkable building.
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Adelaide Tours-Old Adelaide Treasury & Tunnels

sa 21 Jan 2018 - 28 Jan 2018
From the founding of the colony, through the gold rush era, Federation and two World Wars, the old Treasury building sat at the heart of South Australia’s political life. The tour includes the former Cabinet Room and underground passages where gold from Victoria was stored to be smelted into the
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Adelaide Tours-Old Adelaide Treasury and Z Ward

sa 9 Jul 2017 - 28 Jan 2018
In the morning, join us at the Treasury, once the heart of government from colonial times to the 1960s. Follow us through winding hallways and underground chambers to meet the colourful characters and deep history behind this working hotel. Then meet us at Z Ward, the former ‘criminal ward’ that
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Adelaide Tours: City of Pubs Twilight Walking Tour

sa 15 Dec 2017
Despite its reputation, the city has always had as many places to buy alcohol as places of worship. This tour will highlight our historic hotels that remain vital to the social fabric and architectural heritage of the city. Come explore the murky past and quirky present of Adelaide’s pub scene,
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Adelaide Tours: East Terrace Discovery

sa 15 Jan 2017 - 14 Jan 2018
Famous for its markets, food, fashion and hotels, cafes and restaurants, this leisurely tour explores the hidden treasures and heritage icons of this iconic precinct. Place:Starting Point: Ayers House, 288 North Terrace Adelaide Enquiries: Ayers House Museum (08) 8223 1234, booking email: Online Booking  
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Adelaide Tours: East Terrace Promenade

sa 15 Jan 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
Hit the pavement with us to explore the striking mansions and forgotten stories of the city’s eastern front. East Terrace was home to some of the city’s most wealthy residents in the late nineteenth century, who used their wealth to build some remarkably beautiful homes. Amble down this leisurely promenade
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Ayers House museum Signature Series – Telemann

sa 14 Dec 2017
Experience world class chamber music in Adelaide’s finest Victorian-era home. An intimate concert series certain to delight all the senses! Proudly presented by the National Trust of South Australia in partnership with Celia Craig. With the launch in 1720 of his musical periodical, ‘The Constant Music Master,’ effectively one of
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Beaumont House Open Day

sa 5 Feb 2017 - 4 Mar 2018
Beaumont House is a State Heritage listed property built in 1849 by Augustus Short, the first Anglican Bishop of Adelaide, and after, the home of Sir Samuel Davenport, politician, horticulturist & pioneer of the olive oil industry in SA. Guided tours. Cost: Adults $10.00, inc afternoon tea  

Burnside Branch -George French Angas lithographs

sa 9 Mar 2018
Talk: George French Angas lithographs Speaker: John Boyce George French Angas (25 Apr 1822–4 Oct 1886), was an English explorer, naturalist and painter who emigrated to Australia. His paintings are held in a number of important Australian public art collections. Cost: Adult $10 and bring a supper plate to share

Summer Sundays at Beaumont House

sa 21 Jan 2018 - 18 Mar 2018
Enjoy live music, food, entertainment and wine on the shady lawns of Beaumont House, treat yourself to a Devonshire tea on the veranda and browse our exclusive market and vintage stalls. Cost: $10 at the gate (National Trust Members $8, children under 12 free).  

Z Ward Night Tours are back

sa 1 Jun 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
Completed in 1885 and shut in 1973, this stand-alone building with its impressive and inescapable Ha-Ha wall, housed many of the State’s violent and criminally insane patients. Go behind the walls and discover Z Ward for yourself, at night. Most Thurs, Fri and Sat (other nights available on request) Cost: