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2021 Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk

sa 16 May 2021
      Experience the amazing journeys taken by our early German pioneer women as they carried their produce on foot from Hahndorf to Adelaide through the Adelaide Hills. Each year hundreds of walkers make the trek following the trail made by German pioneer women as they carried their fresh
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Academy Series: Research the History of Your House

sa 1 May 2021 - 31 May 2021
Would you like to know the history of your house?  Learn where to start, what free online tools are available and where to get further information. The course covers searching online for the title of your home and how to effectively search old street directories and newspapers. Previous experience with
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Academy Series: Restoration of the North Adelaide Baptist Church – Behind the scenes tour

sa 17 May 2021 - 24 May 2021
Have a look behind the scenes to see the progress of the North Adelaide Baptist Church restoration. Explore areas that are often off-limits to the public and view the changes that have already taken place. This behind-the-scenes tour includes a presentation in the main church hall explaining the process and
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Adelaide Tours: Heritage Reborn

sa 18 Apr 2018 - 20 May 2021
This tour explores sites around the city where heritage places have been carefully adapted to new purposes with an often funky twist. Discover some remarkable transformations of heritage buildings including a former bank, a rogue department store and a building that survived not one but two fires! Whether it’s the
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Adelaide Tours: Pennington Terrace, Colonial Gems

sa 30 May 2021
From St. Peter’s Cathedral to the iconic Light’s Vision lookout at Montefiore Hill, Pennington Terrace is a jewel in North Adelaide’s crown. Join us for a gentle stroll past stately homes, striking architecture and stunning views of the city. Bookings essential! Cost: Adult: $15.00 Concession: $13.00 National Trust members $10.00
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Adelaide Tours: Treasury & Tunnels

sa 6 Dec 2020 - 30 May 2021
  Journey through winding hallways and underground chambers to meet the colourful characters and deep history behind one of Adelaide’s oldest colonial buildings. From riots to floods to historic reforms the Treasury sat at the heart of South Australia’s political life – come explore its secrets and forgotten stories!  
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Ayers House: After Dark

sa 13 Apr 2021 - 21 May 2021
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 an upcoming State
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Beaumont House Open Days

sa 2 Aug 2020 - 5 Dec 2021
    Enjoy a special tour of the house and garden followed by refreshments on the veranda Take a unique tour with a different perspective of Beaumont House.     Claremont Cottage built In 1849 by Augustus Short, first Anglican Bishop of Adelaide and wife Millicent Phillips. Purchased by Sir
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Elegant Fashion Parade

sa 15 May 2021
Our current costume collection holds over 1500 items and some are designer gowns. View these and many others during our fashion parade which will include replica gowns worn by models whilst the originals are part of our current display. The display will showcase a gown that is rarely out of
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Open Day At Stangate Garden

sa 23 May 2021
Discover Stangate Garden, one of the Hill’s best kept secrets. Bring along provisions for a picnic and spend the day enjoying the tranquil garden setting. The garden was designed by Elsie Cornish, a renowned garden designer who landscaped with a unique sense of colour and composition. Home to one of
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Z Ward: Behind The Walls

sa 22 Aug 2020 - 23 May 2021
  ​​​Neither prison nor hospital, the “criminal ward” of the former Glenside Mental Hospital occupies a unique place in South Australia’s history. From the rare ‘Ha Ha Wall’ encircling the building to its striking 1880s polychromatic brickwork, explore the breathtaking architecture and sobering history of this important site.    
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