Ayers House Museum

School holiday programs

School holiday programs



Spring into Spring

You will find a warm welcome for families all throughout the October School Holidays. Spring into Spring and explore Adelaide’s finest Victorian era mansion. Conveniently located on North Terrace, Ayers House is the perfect place to enjoy some old fashioned analogue fun. Explore the house at your leisure and choose from a variety of self-guided activities.

  • Water colour pencil flower portraits
  • Where’s Wisteria Game
  • Dressing up
  • Sewing
  • Chess
  • Dominoes
  • Dough rolling
  • Card making
  • Copperplate writing
  • Jigsaw puzzles
  • Photography
  • Jelly moulding

Dates: Each day of the school holidays except for Mondays
Times: 10am-3pm (please note the museum closes at 4)
Cost: Adults $10, concession $8, children $5, children 4 and under free
Bookings: Not required

Join us for a series of fun, hands-on holiday programs for families:

coin purse on coin pile cropped

Pennies & Pounds: Make your own coin purse

Who doesn’t like coins? Come to Ayers House Museum and choose 6 coins from our coin collection. Step into our kitchen and mix up some coin polish. Shine your coins and then stitch your own coin bag. You might like to do some coin rubbings too and don’t leave before you check out some of the oldest purses in Adelaide.

Ages: 6-14

Cost: $15 per child, accompanying adult free. Please note children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Times: 10:30-12pm

Tuesday 3 October
Tuesday 10 October

Location: Ayers House Museum, 288 North Terrace Adelaide

Booking link: Trybooking

Booking contact: 8223 1234

Bubble Jar Fun

Bubble Jar Fun

For kids who like bubbles!

Come to the  lovely Ayers House Museum and find out how people did their washing in the 1800s. Then decorate your own bubble mixture jar, make a bubble wand and mix up bubble mixture in our Victorian kitchen. Each child will leave with their own jar of bubble mixture and a bubble wand.

Ages: 6-14

Cost:$15 per child, accompanying adult free. Please note children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Times: 1pm-2:30pm

Tuesday 3 October
Tuesday 10 October

Booking link: Trybooking

Booking contact: 8223 1234

Vacation Care

Ayers House offers Vacation Care groups a fully facilitated one and a half hour program. Click here for more information.

Past holiday programs