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Great heritage tour

A 90 minute tour of a former government officer doesn't sound like much fun but this great old... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2017
Michelle W
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Adelaide, Australia
Fascinating.

Having worked in this building in the early 1960's I was intrigued to learn more. I was always... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2016
grahamc39
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Adelaide
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Corner Flinders and King William Streets | Adina Apartment Hotel Adelaide Treasury, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Reviewed July 8, 2017

This is a brilliant tour, but its probably a good thing it is not well known. It does after all take place in a working motel - the Adina Apartment Hotel! I went as part of a church men's group this morning (a Saturday). The...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2017

A 90 minute tour of a former government officer doesn't sound like much fun but this great old building (now a modern hotel) has been managed to ensure the history hasn't been lost. Our tour guide was extremely knowledge and kept the tour moving. For...More

1  Thank Michelle W
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Having worked in this building in the early 1960's I was intrigued to learn more. I was always aware of its historic significance but not the detail. The building evolved over many years from c.1839 and eventually housed the Treasury, Lands Department where I worked,...More

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Reviewed January 16, 2015

The National Trust conduct tours of the old Adelaide Treasury, one of Adelaide’s oldest and most significant historical sites. It was here that gold from the eastern states was stored to be smelted into the Adelaide Pound. The tour includes the former Cabinet Room of...More

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Reviewed December 9, 2014

Bookings essential. An interesting walk back in time with a guide informing you of the past in the Treasury . Also get to go underground to see some of the tunnels under Adelaide. A bit drawn out but still worth a visit if you are...More

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Reviewed November 29, 2014

If you're into Adelaide history, historic buildings, secret tunnels, colonial political manoeuverings and/or unusual accommodation, this could be the best $8 you'll ever spend! Very knowledgeable guide gave detailed commentary on the various aspects of the tour: one of the apartments in this thoughtfully converted...More

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