Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum | Open Days

Heritage on Sunday – Family Friendly Events at the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum.

Managed and maintained by theTea Tree Gully Branch of the National Trust of South Australia, the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum holds family friendly public openings on the third Sunday of the month.

The Highercombe Hotel, a prominent landmark in the historic township of Tea Tree Gully, was opened in 1854.  The building has served as a hotel, a community meeting room, a post office, a school room, and residence for postal officers, teachers and a private family.  Now the centrepiece of a museum known previously as the Old Highercombe Hotel Museum, in 2015 the name was changed to Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum.

2024 Heritage on Sunday Dates:

  • 18 February 2024
  • 17 March 2024
  • 21 April 2024
  • South Australia’s History Festival event 16-19 May 2024
  • 16 June 2024
  • School holiday event 18-21 July 2024
  • 18 August 2024
  • 15 September 2024
  • 20 October 2024
  • 17 November 2024


Times & Costs:

  • Heritage on Sunday: 11am to 4pm
  • Adults – $5
  • Concession – $4
  • Children under 16 free

Upcoming Events:

Life In Miniature – Sunday 16 June 2024

There will be intricate and eye-catching dioramas to scale on display – visitors will be amazed by their precise detail and have an opportunity to chat to the crafts people who enjoy making and exhibiting their small obsessions.  Children will be fascinated with this ‘tiny’ exhibition on for one day only.

Dr Seuss is on the Loose – 18-21 July 2024

Special school holiday event, including week-days.

  • Thursday/Friday/Saturday | 10am – 2pm ($3 per person)
  • Heritage on Sunday | 11am to 4pm (adults $5, concession $4, children under 16 free)

As with each regular Sunday open day, explore rooms in the building, four display pavilions, blacksmith, police cell, laundry and the charming garden.

Sausage Sizzle, Devonshire Tea and coffee will be available and the gift shop is stocked with unique craft.

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For more information and all enquiries please visit the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum website or follow their Facebook page.

What: Heritage on Sunday

When:  Third Sunday of the month | see dates above

Where: Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum | 3 Perseverance Road, Tea Tree Gully 

Who:  Everyone 

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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