Adelaide City Explorer

A project by The National Trust of South Australia

Adelaide City Explorer is a new way to discover the treasures, secrets, mysteries and delights of Adelaide’s heritage. Take a self-guided trail to uncover the stories of the city and find your Adelaide. This website –produced in partnership with the Adelaide City Council– is optimised for mobile use or you can download the app for Android and iOS devices.

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Random Stories

This former hotel is one of the city’s most important and precious heritage sites despite its humble appearance. The simple structure was built in 1839, just two years after Colonel William Light…

Frank's Gents Barbershop and its owner Frank Vaiana have been a fixture of the East End for nearly six decades. Seventeen-year-old Frank arrived in Australia in 1957 from Sicily. He opened his…

This two-storey home was built in 1893, the year Stella was born. Her father, Thomas Hopkins Bowen, was a surveyor. Stella writes that he "must have been a rather charming, cheerful little man,…

At the end of Tavistock Lane you will discover a four-storey building with the words "Gerard & Goodman" painted on it.Alfred Gerard started his electrical merchandising business, Gerard &…