Fodor's Expert Review Ayers House

City Center Historic Home

Between 1855 and 1897 this sprawling colonial structure was the home of Sir Henry Ayers, South Australia's premier and the man for whom Uluru was originally named Ayers Rock. Most rooms—including the unusual Summer Sitting Room, in the cool of the basement—have been restored with period furnishings and the state's best examples of 19th-century costumes and lifestyle. Guided tours cost A$10 and depart on the hour, every hour.

Historic Home

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288 North Terr.
Adelaide, South Australia  5000, Australia

08-8223–1234

www.ayershousemuseum.org.au

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Rate Includes: A$5, kids under 12 free

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