Open House Adelaide | Free Events | 3 & 4 May 2014


Open House Adelaide is your chance to go behind the scenes and explore some of Adelaide’s buildings, for free, during the first weekend in May.  Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to get out and about and discover parts of the city with your family you may not have experienced before.

Open House Adelaide’s kids’ activity packs are filled with fun ways to explore the city during the weekend.  Pick one up from the Family Hub at the Migration Museum.

Below is a list of some sites offering special family activities:

Open House Adelaide Family Hub at the Migration Museum

  • Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm
  • Join us in the Migration Museum Chapel and help us to construct our own city in miniature from found and recycled objects


Adelaide Festival Centre

  • Saturday 10am and 1pm (bookings required)
  • Join in a family-friendly tour of the Adelaide Festival Centre

 Art Gallery of South Australia – House of Cards

  • Sunday 11am-3pm
  • Join the START team as they introduce you to the work of Dark Heart artist Tony Albert and help you to cut, fold and shape your own house of cards

Fab Lab

  • Sunday 12noon-4pm
  • Ever wanted to see a 3D printer at work? This is your chance!

JamFactory Contemporary Craft and Design

  • Saturday 10am-4pm
  • Marvel at the spectacle of live glass-blowing

Level One – Soundpond

  • Saturday 10am-3pm
  • Join the Soundpond crew in the Beatshed and try your hand at DJ’ing

MFS Headquarters

  • Saturday & Sunday, 9am-12noon (bookings required)
  • Find out how a working fire station operates


Mercury Cinema

  • Sunday 10am-4pm
  • Drop by and enjoy some animations on the big screen

SA Water House

  • Saturday 10am-2pm
  • Do you want to lift the lid on the history of toilets?
  • Explore the display Toilets through Time in the SA Water Learning Centre

State Library of South Australia, Hetzel Theatre, Institute Building

  • Saturday 10am-4pm
  • Drop in to the State Library and relax for a while, watching some cartoons or playing a board game


Tooth and Nail Studio Gallery

  • Saturday 10am-4pm
  • Take the opportunity to print something to take away from the open access printmaking workshop

Westpac House, Level 30

  • Saturday & Sunday, 10am-1pm
  • Check out the best view of the city!

For more information on the above events along with a host of other open days please see the Open House Adelaide website.

What:  Open House Adelaide

When:  Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 May 2014

Where:  All over Adelaide

Who:  All Ages

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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