Visit Urrbrae House: Spring Tours

Visit Urrbrae House

See inside historic Urrbrae House on a free guided tour, presented by University of Adelaide staff and volunteers. On the tour, you will hear about the life and times of pastoralist and benefactor Peter Waite, his wife Matilda and their family. You will also learn about some of the unique features of the house. Did you know Urrbrae House was the first home in Adelaide to have electricity?

The tour will take approximately 75 minutes. Then you may enjoy the gardens and adjacent Waite Arboretum at your leisure. 

Small group tours only (maximum of 6) due to COVID-19 requirements. Sessions available on the following days and times:

Mondays - 11am and 1.30pm
Tuesdays - 11am and 1.30pm
Thursdays - 1.30pm

Urrbrae House is located on the land of the Kaurna people at the Waite Campus of the University of Adelaide at Urrbrae. Free parking is available in the Urrbrae House carpark on Walter Young Avenue, Urrbrae. Due to the original construction of Urrbrae House as a family home, visitors using wheelchairs and other mobility devices such as walkers can access the top floor of the building only. Accessible parking is available at the rear of Urrbrae House, enter the Waite Campus, off Gate 3 from Waite Road, Urrbrae.


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