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    Posted by Krystle Aunger April 17, 2014 - 190 views - 0 comments - 0 likes - #adelaide  #festival  #history  #Free  #Buildings  #May  #Architecture  #Open House Adelaide 

    The month of May in South Australia is History Month, and Adelaide is celebrating with Open House Adelaide. If you’re in Adelaide for the first weekend of May, then you’re in for a treat!


    The Open House movement began in London in 1992 and has now spread to cities across the globe with Adelaide holding its first Open House in 2012. This year there’s almost 80 buildings taking part in Open House Adelaide. It’s your chance to go behind usually closed doors and discover the architectural gems of Adelaide for free.


    Adelaide’s built forms, from heritage to the latest in sustainable design are on show. Buildings of historical note on show include State Library of South Australia (one of my favourite rooms is the Motlock Wing), Freemasons Grand Lodge, Adelaide Town Hall, Bonython Hall, and St Peter’s Cathedral. Whilst some of the newer buildings on show include Jeffrey Smart Building (completed construction end April 2014), JamFactory, and the Braggs.


    Discover all the buildings with open doors and plan your Open House Adelaide weekend at


    #1, Hebart Hall, 104 Jeffcott Street, North Adelaide


    #2, Carclew, 11 Jeffcott Street, North Adelaide


    #5, St. Peter's Cathedral, 27 King William Road, North Adelaide


    #18, State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Wing, North Terrace, Adelaide


    #24, Freemasons Grand Lodge, 254 North Terrace, Adelaide
    The Lodge isn't usually pink lit, I just happen to have taken this photo on the opening night of the Adelaide Film Festival when it was decorated pink



    #52, Town Hall, 128 King William Street, Adelaide