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Explore our History and Heritage

Get out and discover the past!

Explore our History and Heritage

You can also explore the diverse cultures of South Australia and unique heritage collections at the Migration Museum and the State Library of South Australia. The State Library offers several self-guided walking tours highlighting historical aspects of the City, allowing you to travel through time at your own pace. View their Walking tours for mobile devices LibGuide for descriptions of the tours and instructions on how to download our app to your smartphone or tablet. 

The Adelaide Gaol and West Terrace Cemetery also provide unique insights into the City’s past including self-guided tours.

If you would like to explore the City’s history and heritage on foot (or by bike!) there are a number of self-guided historical walks and trails available throughout the City.

You can also download various brochures such as the Historical Walking Trails and Engineering a City from the Historic Walks page

Explore our History and Heritage
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