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Adelaide Sights

Adelaide Town Hall

  • 128 King William St. Map It
  • City Center
  • Government Building

Updated 01/15/2014

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An imposing building constructed in 1863 in Renaissance style, the Town Hall was modeled after buildings in Genoa and Florence. Tours visit the Colonel Light Room, where objects used to map and plan Adelaide are exhibited, and there are frequently traveling art exhibitions. The balcony of the Town Hall is famous for the appearance of the Beatles in 1964, which attracted the venue's largest crowd to date: approximately 300,000 screaming fans. If the guards aren't busy, they will show you around even when there isn't a tour scheduled.

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128 King William St., Adelaide, South Australia, 5000, Australia

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Mon.–Fri. 9–5; tours by appointment Mon. at 10 (excluding public holidays)

Updated 01/15/2014


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