Carclew House Tours

Every year as part of South Australia's History Festival, Carclew swings open its doors for tours of the house and grounds..Learn about the links to significant figures in South Australian history in one of Adelaide’s most iconic manors.

Carclew House was built on Kaurna Land in 1897 and over the years has transformed into a youth arts organisation. Come find out about its rich history in a guided exploration of its cultural jewels in the magnificent house and grounds.

Tours will take place on Sunday 16 May at the following times:
10:00am - 11:00am
11:00am - 12:00pm
2:00pm - 3:00pm
3:00pm - 4:00pm


Things to know:
Bookings are essential. There is a maximum capacity of 20 people per tour.
- Groups of 12 or more should call Carclew on 08 8267 5111 to discuss making a seperate appointment.
- As Carclew is a heritage listed building there are some access restrictions, but we will do our best to support you if you let us know what you require. We have one disability parking space and wheelchair access to the ground floor via Carclew's rear door. For more information click here.

We may have booked out our House tours, but you can still join us for some fun!

This Sunday 16 May, Carclew is swinging its doors open for South Australia's History Festival. Between 12noon - 2pm you’re invited to come and enjoy...

Ngarrindjeri weaving & yarning in our historic Boardroom (formerly the grand dining room) with Cedric Varcoe. Drop in for a chat and learn some weaving techniques.

Acoustic performances from Carclew’s Creative Consultants Elli Cleary (contemporary folk), Effie Karapilafis (dreamy pop) and Keira Simmons (ambient).

Creative felt badge making for all ages with Creative Consultant Helen Maysey.

You're also welcome to explore our ground floor spaces:
- the Ballroom (previously a drawing room & library)
- the Morning Room
- and our Art Room (a billiards room in a former life!)

When: Sunday 16 May, 12pm to 2pm
Where: Carclew, 11 Jeffcott St, Kaurna Country, North Adelaide

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Contact Details

Braidee Otto
08 8230 1117