Exploring North Terrace in Adelaide

Exploring North Terrace, Adelaide

If you’re visiting Adelaide for the first time or you’re planning on spending the day in the city with your family, you must explore Adelaide’s cultural boulevard, North Terrace. There is always something new to discover.

Arguably the most picturesque street in the City of Adelaide, take a walk through this historical area and explore the numerous buildings, take in the heritage architecture and enjoy the tree lined paths and gardens. Running all the way from East Terrace to West Terrace, North Terrace is home to some of our most well known galleries and museums, universities, shops, restaurants, hotels and much more. 

Beautiful both day and night, there is something for all ages to enjoy along North Terrace, such as:

  • The National Wine Centre of Australia
  • The Adelaide Botanic Garden
  • Ayers House
  • The University of Adelaide
  • The Art Gallery of South Australia
  • Migration Museum
  • South Australian Museum
  • The State Library
  • ANZAC Centenary Memorial Walk
  • War Memorial
  • Rundle Mall
  • Government House
  • Parliament House
  • Adelaide Festival Centre
  • Adelaide Casino (SkyCity Adelaide)
  • Adelaide Railway Station
  • The Adelaide Convention Centre
  • MOD Museum

There is so much to do in and around North Terrace. Read some of our reviews below:

The Art Gallery of South Australia | Adelaide | Review

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NEO | Free Events for Teens | Art Gallery of South Australia

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START at the Gallery | Art Gallery of SA | Dates for 2024

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Lunch on the Lawns at Government House | Adelaide

Lunch on the Lawns at Government House in Adelaide Her Excellency the Governor is opening the family friendly grounds of ...

The Gardens Kiosk (Simpson Kiosk) | Adelaide Botanic Garden | Review

Family friendly café set in the heart of the gorgeous Adelaide Botanic Garden Review by Sharon Harrington The Gardens Kiosk ...
SA Museum

Explore the South Australian Museum | Review

South Australian Museum - Review by Sharon Harrington The South Australian Museum on North Terrace in the City is FREE ...

State Library of South Australia – Mortlock Wing | Review

The State Library of South Australia - Review of the Mortlock Wing in Adelaide If you haven’t experienced the State ...
Play in the Plaza

Festival Plaza | Free Water Play | Adelaide Festival Centre

Festival Plaza Precinct - Adelaide's new heart of entertainment to meet, indulge, play and enjoy day or night. Completely free ...
ayers house museum

Ayers House Museum | Adelaide

Ayers House Museum Ayers House Museum allows families to spend quality, creative time together exploring three levels of Victorian-era grandeur ...

Australian Space Discovery Centre | Lot Fourteen | Adelaide

Australian Space Discovery Centre at Lot Fourteen The Australian Space Discovery Centre (ASDC) located in Adelaide at Lot Fourteen is ...

Government House Tours & Open Days | Adelaide

Government House Garden Tours & Open Days Government House in Adelaide is the oldest Government House in Australia. As Government ...

The Shadow Initiation | SA Museum

The Shadow Initiation - South Australian Museum One hour on the clock. Over 40 puzzles, challenges and tasks to attempt ...

Rundle Mall | Shopping in the City of Adelaide

Rundle Mall - the heart of shopping in the City of Adelaide Rundle Mall is South Australia’s premier shopping destination ...

Royal Adelaide Hospital | Playground & Amenities Review

Royal Adelaide Hospital - Playground & Amenities Review Review by Susannah Marks We visit the new Royal Adelaide Hospital and ...

MOD. Museum | University of South Australia | Review

MOD. at the University of South Australia - Free Futuristic Museum MOD. at the University of South Australia is a ...

Free City Connector Bus in Adelaide | Explore the City

Free City Bus in Adelaide Did you know Adelaide Metro offers free travel options within Adelaide City and North Adelaide? ...
Adelaide Botanic Garden

Adelaide Botanic Garden | Learn, Play & Explore | Review

Adelaide Botanic Garden Nothing beats the simplicity of getting back to nature. Just on the fringe of the city you ...

Migration Museum | South Australia’s Colourful Cultural Heritage | Review

Tucked away behind the State Library on North Terrace you'll find the home of South Australia's Migration Museum. This history ...



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