Ayers House Museum


Henry Ayers’ Adelaide – Walking Tour

Explore Victorian-era Adelaide through the eyes of one of its most prominent public figures, Sir Henry Ayers.  
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Daily House tour

Ayers House Museum offers a range of fully guided tours of this magnificent Victorian era home, giving you the opportunity to thoroughly explore the heritage site, revealing its beautifully painted finishes as well as its various collections for individual, groups and educational visits. Guided tours of the house are offered ...
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Old Adelaide Treasury tours

Journey underground with us to explore the secrets of one of Adelaide’s most fascinating colonial buildings.  
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Z-Ward: Behind the Walls

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. Tour ...
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Adelaide Heritage Walks

A wonderful choice of guided walks around Adelaide are available through the National Trust of South Australia. Join us in celebrating Australia’s cultural heritage through guided city walks. We invite you to dig up the past, re-explore your region and learn something ...
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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 ...
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Self-guided city tours

Ayers House is the perfect starting or end point for a self-guided tour of Adelaide’s most interesting places.  Use the Adelaide City Explorer mobile friendly website or download the app to discover 14 self-guided walking trails through the city and North Adelaide.