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

Family friendly café set in the heart of the gorgeous Adelaide Botanic Garden
by Sharon Harrington
The Gardens Kiosk (Simpson Kiosk) is a favourite spot to take the kids for a light lunch, coffee and cake, or even a cheeky ice cream. The setting is beautiful, the coffee is good, the food is tasty and there is […]

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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 to visit and filled with displays that will engage and enchant the little people in your life.

The fun starts as soon as you walk into the Museum. A dinosaur skeleton poised to attack is perched above the […]

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Mortlock State Library of SA

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 Library of SA Mortlock Wing, then put it on your list for the next time you’re exploring the Adelaide CBD. It is definitely worth the visit.
by Brooke Hendry
The Mortlock Wing would have to be the most […]

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Festival Plaza | Adelaide Festival Centre | Review

Festival Plaza Precinct – Adelaide’s new heart of entertainment to meet, indulge, play and enjoy day or night.
In March 2022, the redesigned Adelaide Festival Plaza reopened with a weekend of concerts, markets, workshops, and roving performances.   Completely free to enter, the plaza is a fantastic new space with lots of family-friendly facilities including bench […]

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

[ February 19, 2022; April 9, 2022; May 21, 2022; August 13, 2022; October 22, 2022; December 3, 2022; ]
NEO – 2022 Program
Held six times a year at the Art Gallery of South Australia, Neo is a free after-hours event for teens aged 13-17.
Neo is a parent-free zone where young people can kick back and hang out with friends, jump into creative labs, tune into live music and explore the latest exhibitions at AGSA.

Neo […]

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START at the Gallery | Art Gallery of SA | 2022

[ March 6, 2022; April 3, 2022; May 1, 2022; June 5, 2022; July 3, 2022; August 7, 2022; September 4, 2022; October 2, 2022; November 6, 2022; December 4, 2022; ]
START for Children at the Art Gallery of South Australia 
An exciting introduction to art for children and their families, enjoy art-making, music, performances and tours on the first Sunday of every month with Start at the Gallery.
START is a FREE family-fun day and includes art activities, tours, live performances and entertainment at the Art Gallery of South […]

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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. 
A visit to the Ayers House Museum will take you back in time – children can play games, dress-up, write with pen and ink, sew and draw. The spectacular museum is conveniently located on the southern side […]

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Australian Space Discovery Centre

Australian Space Discovery Centre | Lot Fourteen | Adelaide | Review

[ May 5, 2021; ]
Australian Space Discovery Centre at Lot Fourteen
The Australian Space Discovery Centre (ASDC) has been officially launched in Adelaide at Lot Fourteen. The centre is home to the Australian Space Agency in 2021 and opened to the public in May 2021.
Visitors to the Discovery Centre will be able to explore the latest innovations in space technologies […]

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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 House is the private residence of the Governor’s family, and the formal rooms are constantly used for official functions, it is not routinely open to the public.  The house and gardens are however occasionally opened to the […]

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The Shadow Initiation | SA Museum

The Shadow Initiation – South Australian Museum
One hour on the clock. Over 40 puzzles, challenges and tasks to attempt. Race against the clock on an exciting adventure, seeing the Museum like never before. It’s part-escape room, part-scavenger hunt, part behind-the-scenes Museum tour. You’ve never played a game like this one.
The aim of the game is to […]

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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 with some of our state’s exclusive flagship stores including H&M, Tiffany & Co. and Sephora. Located in the heart of Adelaide between the funky East End and vibrant West End, Rundle Mall is a family friendly […]

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Royal Adelaide Hospital | Playground & Amenities Review

Royal Adelaide Hospital – Playground & Amenities Review
Review by Susannah Marks
We visit the new Royal Adelaide Hospital and discover some child-friendly amenities.
A while back we had an appointment at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital (or RAH as it’s often called) and when my childcare arrangements fell through at the last minute I was a bit […]

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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 museum located next to the Morphett Street Bridge on North Terrace in a spacious and modern building. It is described as a “futuristic museum of discovery, a place to be and be inspired”.
MOD. has been created to […]

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Free City Connector Bus in Adelaide | Explore the City | Review

Free City Bus in Adelaide
Did you know Adelaide Metro offers free travel options within Adelaide City and North Adelaide?
It’s a fabulous way to explore the city – for free!  The City Connector buses travel in both directions around the city and you can hop on and off as you please at various stops along the […]

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The Studio | Free Art Fun in a Beautiful Space | Art Gallery of SA

The Studio at the Art Gallery of SA
Many families are familiar with START at the Art Gallery which is a special event for families on the first Sunday of every month. However, you may not realise that The Studio space is open for visitors on weekends, public holidays and school holidays. In fact it’s actually lovely […]

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First Creek Wetland | Adelaide Botanic Garden | Review

First Creek Wetland
A wonderful new place to explore has opened at the Adelaide Botanic Garden.  First Creek Wetland was officially opened in November 2013 and is located in the south-east corner between the Bicentennial Conservatory and the National Wine Centre.
Well designed with fabulous structures and an easy to follow lay out, this area is fun yet educational […]

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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 can discover a peaceful section of Adelaide hidden away from the busy streets.
Stunning feature gardens, manicured lawns and the oldest avenue of Moreton Bay fig trees in Australia are just some of the delights of the […]

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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 museum tells the stories of the people of our State, from the early settlers in the 19th century to the refugees and asylum seekers in recent years.   There are permanent exhibitions along with changing galleries to explore, […]

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