Unearth stories of darkness and light as you join your guide for an easy stroll around the buildings that border the State Library
From stories of destitution and loss to a celebration of art and learning, trace how this cluster of colonial buildings became the cultural heart of South Australia. Please note that this is a walking tour, involving steps, walking and standing for periods of time. As this tour is held mostly outside, we recommend wearing comfortable shoes and dressing for the weather.
AUDIENCE: Our free weekday tours are aimed at the general public, visitors and tourists.
Are you a teacher or community group?
If you are a teacher, from an education institute or community group please view the State Library of SA's Community Learning & School Programs, our Learning Team will be able to assist you.
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.
- Plan your visit
- For schools, teachers and community groups
- 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.
Please be aware that tours are subject to volunteer availability.
Image: State Library of South Australia B_70729
Date and Time
State Library of SA, Spence Wing
Level 1, opposite the Security cloaking desk
Adelaide, SA 5000