Feel the excitement and danger of early sea voyages to South Australia as your guide shares stories of colonial families.
Meet adventurous passengers who set sail for a new life on the other side of the world, their rough passage and challenges and rewards of new beginnings in the colony.
AUDIENCE: Our free weekday tours are aimed at the general public, visitors and tourists. Teachers, schools, education and community groups are encouraged to contact our Community Learning Team.
REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL: Registration (tour booking) closes 15 minutes before commencement of the tour. Select an available date and then click on the green "register" button to book a tour. 10 places are available on each tour. For Schools, teachers or community groups, please refer to the link below.
- Click here to help plan your visit
- Click here if you are a school, teaching, or community group
- Check the Mortlock wing is available for your tour *
* The Mortlock Wing is a venue for hire and subject to occasional closures due to functions and special events, please check the Mortlock wing restricted hours on the day of your tour to avoid disappointment.
Date and Time
State Library of SA, Spence Wing
Level 1, opposite the Security cloaking desk
Adelaide, SA 5000