Archaeological Dig | Adelaide Gaol | Jul 2018

Archaeological Dig at Adelaide Gaol

Become an archaeologist these school holidays and dig to unearth some of the hidden treasures and learn firsthand the history of Archaeology at the Adelaide Gaol.

What child doesn’t like digging in the sand and discovering the treasure buried within?

Go on an adventure and explore the Archaeology Dig at the Adelaide Gaol. Children will learn about how the dig site was discovered, what was found and what an archaeologist does. Children will also have the opportunity to dig in a sand tray, unearth some of the hidden treasures and talk about what they have found.

After the activity participants will have the opportunity to do a self-guided tour of the gaol and learn even more about its fascinating history.

Dates available:

  • Wednesday 11 July 2018 | 11am
  • Friday 13 July 2018 | 11am
  • Tuesday 17 July 2018 | 11am
  • Thursday 19 July 2018 | 11am

*Activity is free upon payment of entry.

*Suitable for primary school aged children (6-12 years old).

To book simply contact Adelaide Gaol on 8231 4062 or email 

Adelaide School Holiday Ideas

For more information and all enquiries please visit the Adelaide Gaol website.

What:  Archaeological Dig at Adelaide Gaol

When: Wednesday 11, Friday 13, Tuesday 17  & Thursday 19 July 2018 | 11am

Where:  Adelaide Gaol | Gaol Road, Thebarton

Who: Children aged 6-12 years old

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

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