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Ayers House Museum

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Pleasant surprise

We discovered the interesting story of Mr and Mrs Ayers, also thanks to the kind and passionate... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2019
Must see

Very interesting building and collection. There supposed to be tour each hour but when we visited... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2019
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Ayers House Museum is a unique landmark and destination, the last grand mansion from the nineteenth century in the city that is publicly accessible and one which boasts some of the finest architecture and painted decoration in Australia. The museum...more
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288 North Terrace | Adina Apartment Hotel Adelaide Treasury, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8223 1234
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Reviewed 7 January 2019

We discovered the interesting story of Mr and Mrs Ayers, also thanks to the kind and passionate volunteer who guided us around the house. I would invite everyone to chose the guided tour. There is no fixed time and in our case was a private...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ciuzza190
Reviewed 5 January 2019

Very interesting building and collection. There supposed to be tour each hour but when we visited no volunteered tour guide showed up so check before you go there

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sajjad G
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Beautiful Victorian home with event space. The guided tours are of a high quality and personalized experience. You will not get the same tour twice. Te docents gear the tours to the interests of the tourists

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Scott077
nationaltrustsa, Guest Relations Manager at Ayers House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

Thanks for the review Scott, we're glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 27 November 2018

This was a stunning example of a Victorian Mansion and only $ 10 to enter. We would have liked a little bit more information about the people that occupied and how they lived and used the rooms. Not all the house is open either. A...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank suea437
nationaltrustsa, Guest Relations Manager at Ayers House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

Thank you for the review Sue, your feedback is much appreciated!

Reviewed 25 November 2018

Adelaide's North Terrace is full of museums, galleries and historic sites and among them Ayers House is well worth a visit. It was the residence of Sir Henry Ayers, one of South Australia's leading political and financial figures in the second half of the 19th...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marcel D
Reviewed 28 October 2018

This historic house really helps you to imagine what North Terrace would have looked like in the Victorian era. We enjoyed touring the interior but were disappointed with the amount of information that was available about the Ayers family and each of the rooms. Some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

A terrific find - such a beautiful building, history and architecture. Loved the chandelier and brass fittings on doors.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marulan
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed going around this house. It is particularly appealing that you can handle things .a definite must visit

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HKinsey
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Age of Elegance is an immersive fashion installation in one of Adelaide’s most beautiful heritage homes. Be swept into the spirit of Adelaide high society during the Victorian era. Acclaimed costumiers have created a unique experience with more than 40 authentic period costumes organised into...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pranayuppala
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We came on time to visit this museum. It is named after Sir Henry Ayers, the owner of this house and a politician as well. This is a colonial home from the past. It was interesting to see how they lived in the past. We...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Robby G C
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