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Ayers House Museum

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Well worth the visit

We walked past Ayers House on our recent visit to Adelaide and made sure we stopped by properly to... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Brisbane Region, Australia
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Well worth a visit

We visited during a recent open day and enjoyed a self-guided tour for a donated admission fee. I'm... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Adelaide, Australia
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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 23 June 2017 via mobile

We walked past Ayers House on our recent visit to Adelaide and made sure we stopped by properly to visit. Definitely worth it and I'm so glad we made the effort to come. The lady on the front desk was very friendly and knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

We visited during a recent open day and enjoyed a self-guided tour for a donated admission fee. I'm not entirely sure that we were able to access all the same areas as one would on an ordinary tour, but we enjoyed it nonetheless. The children...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful being taken back to the 1800s by the butler and staff for a night tour of this beautiful house. Thank you we had a lovely time.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Lynette H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a must see house in the heart of town so easily accessible. The tour guide was dressed for the occasion and we enjoyed Devonshire tea after the tour. Beautiful furnishings.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Easily accessible on North terrace, this gorgeous house sits within a small garden sanctuary. Great rooms, fascinating exhibits. Occasionally the Museum has special exhibitions (costumes from TV series for example), and while free to National trust members there is an admission cost. Check the website...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

Exciting opulent furniture and wonderful vintage clothing and Jewellery Some for sale most unusual stuff We all were able to dress up in period clothing and take photographs. Tea and scones afterwards on the veranda

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Anne B
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The National Trust should be applauded for ensuring this treasure is available for all of us to enjoy, and future generations to enjoy. All too often we lose magnificent buildings like this, making Ayers House even more significant and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank jennyc212017
Reviewed 3 May 2017

What a find! This colonial mansion is a must-see when in Adelaide, easily accessible within the cultural precinct of North Terrace. Free entry for National Trust members. Beautifully renovated and restored with painstaking authenticity, my visit was enhanced by the friendly and knowledgeable guides who...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Vic0z
Reviewed 25 April 2017

My wife and I encountered this lovely old house while strolling along the North Terrace. It is an fascinating look at how the upper class lived in late 19th century Adelaide. Sir Richard Ayers gave his name to Ayers Rock, now called Uluru, and as...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Fred G
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I stumbled across this lovely old home when I was visiting the Museum and Art Gallery. I had recently been to see Martindale Hall and was interested to learn about the connection. It is lovely to be able to experience walking through these old buildings...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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