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Destitute Asylum, men's quarters, c1918 (Courtesy State Library of South Australia)

Discovering the Destitute Asylum Walking Tour

The Destitute Asylum housed Adelaide’s poor from 1850-1918, but most of it was demolished before 1950. The Migration Museum occupies the last surviving Asylum buildings. This walking tour uncovers the forgotten footprint and architecture of the Asylum still present in the North Terrace area. Tour involves walking, standing, and steps. Bookings essential.

Presented by Migration Museum


Sun 30 May, 11am, 12pm & 1pm (45 min. tours)


Migration Museum, 82 Kintore Ave, Adelaide


Per Person: $10.00

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Suzanne Redman, 8207 7570,


Open Doors Bookings Essential Wheelchair Access Toilets

Bookings essential
Event capacity: 12 per tour


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